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Look: Kevin Burkhardt Responds To Reaction To His Promotion

Pitcher R.A. Dickey speaking to an SNY reporter.

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 27: R.A. Dickey #43 of the New York Mets is interviewed by Kevin Burkhardt of SNY following his 20th win of the season against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Citi Field on September 27, 2012 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Kevin Burkhardt is fired up to be the lead play-by-play voice for the NFL on Fox.

Burkhardt got promoted to that top role after Joe Buck decided to take his talents to ESPN. He and Troy Aikman will be calling Monday Night Football starting next season.

"I’m overwhelmed with the amount of love and support you all showed me yesterday," Burkhardt tweeted. "Scrolled through it all this morning. Thank you so much!!"

Per Andrew Marchand of the New York Post, Burkhardt and Fox are finalizing a long-term contract that will see him call multiple Super Bowls.

In fact, he'll call two of the three next big games, including Super Bowl LVII next February in Arizona.

Nobody knows who will be the lead analyst next to Burkhardt just yet. Marchand is reporting that Greg Olsen is a top candidate, but that the network is also looking at all of its options.

Burkhardt has been with Fox Sports since 2013 and did baseball at first before starting to do football.

He'll now be living out a dream as the top play-by-play announcer for one of the NFL's television networks.