ESPN has a new SportsCenter host. If you're a college football fan, you're probably already familiar with her.
Laura Rutledge, who's been with ESPN since 2014, hosted SportsCenter for the first time back in February. It appears to be a regular thing now, as she's back on today.
Here's what ESPN said about her back in February:
Rutledge, host of SEC Nation on SEC Network and ESPN college sports reporter, will co-anchor SportsCenter Coast to Coast with David Lloyd (noon ET, ESPN) Monday through Thursday while regular anchor Cari Champion is away on assignment.
It’ll be the first time that Rutledge, who joined ESPN in 2014, has worked out of ESPN’s main studios in Bristol, Conn. All of her previous appearances have been on the road or from the SEC Network studios in Charlotte, N.C.
Rutledge is co-hosting today with Lisa Kerney.
Rutledge is likely most known for her work on the SEC Network. She often co-hosts Paul Finebaum's show.
The rising star at ESPN also often works as a sideline reporter.
Rutledge would be a fantastic addition to ESPN's SportsCenter host lineup if it becomes a full-time thing. If not, we look forward to watching her continue sparring with Paul Finebaum.