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Kirk Herbstreit Lands New Job: Fans React

ESPN college football analyst Kirk Herbstreit

TEMPE, AZ - NOVEMBER 23: ABC football analyst Kirk Herbstreit looks on before the college football game between the Oregon Ducks and the Arizona State Sun Devils on November 23, 2019 at Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, Arizona. (Photo by Kevin Abele/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

On Friday afternoon, a report emerged suggesting ESPN college football analyst Kirk Herbstreit landed a new job in the media industry.

According to Andrew Marchand of the New York Post, Herbstreit inked a deal to become Amazon's color analyst for its Thursday Night Football coverage. Amazon is hoping to sign Al Michaels to a three-year deal in a potential partnership with Herbstreit.

Fans can't believe the movement in the media landscape over the past few weeks. They also had to give props to Marchand, who has been all over this story - and all media stories in general - from the beginning.

"This last month or so has been really an unprecedented time in sports media history," Koo said. "Just insane. With that in mind, need to tip my hat to

MORE NEWS: Kirk Herbstreit officially joining Amazon as Thursday Night Football analyst, The Post has learned. https://t.co/7PvPubcaiR via @nypostsports

— Andrew Marchand (@AndrewMarchand) March 11, 2022

">@AndrewMarchand who has really owned most of the steady flow of reporting. Has routinely been on top of every new development."

Other fans are excited to see what the duo of Herbstreit and Michaels can do together.

"Herby is a star. Awesome hire by Amazon. Al Michaels and

Herby is a star. Awesome hire by Amazon. A Michaels and @KirkHerbstreit team would be incredible. https://t.co/HyGQ6tNAGz

— Adam Schein (@AdamSchein) March 11, 2022

">@KirkHerbstreit team would be incredible," one person said.

Others opted for just one word.

"Woahhhhhhh," another fan said.

For those worried about missing Herbsteit's college football coverage, don't fret. Marchand reported that Herbie will be pulling double duty this season, calling both college football for ESPN and NFL for Amazon.

He'll be a busy man this fall.