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Mike Golic Jr. Lands New Job In Media: Fans React

Mike Golic Jr. on ESPN.

On Wednesday morning, the sports media world learned that Mike Golic Jr. landed a new job.

According to a statement from Golic, he's joining DraftKings with former Notre Dame teammate Brandon Newman. The pair is uniting on a daily podcast scheduled called “GoJo,” which kicks off on May 2.

"When I look at the future of sports media, joining DraftKings was an easy decision for me,” said Golic Jr. “As someone who is passionate about creating content, having the freedom to develop original programming is the perfect opportunity at the perfect time. I’m excited to partner with Brandon as we take our individual and shared experiences as former teammates to the airwaves."

Those in the media landscape flocked to social media to congratulate Golic on his new gig.

"Thrilled to the moon for a good friend and one of the best dudes in the biz. Congrats brother!" ESPN's Anish Shroff said.

"Congrats to

Congrats to @mikegolicjr on the new project.

One of my absolute favorites even if he is a big Notre Dame guy. https://t.co/r8QQS1Ojr5

— Peter Burns (@PeterBurnsESPN) April 27, 2022

">@mikegolicjr on the new project. One of my absolute favorites even if he is a big Notre Dame guy," ESPN's Peter Burns said.

"Very exciting for you Mike. Can’t wait to listen," longtime NFL offensive lineman Kyle Long said.

Golic Jr joins his dad, Mike Golic with DraftKings. Earlier this month, DraftKings announced a new podcast with Golic and rising star Jessica Smetana.

Now, Golic Jr. is joining the fray.