For play-by-play, ESPN has given the nod to Tessitore, who has handled major college football broadcasting duties in the past.
Following up on reports that first surfaced in March, ESPN confirmed Thursday that Joe Tessitore is leaving as one of the network's lead college football play-by-play voices to take the same job in the Monday Night Football booth.
McFarland joins the Monday Night Football broadcast team after a strong run as an SEC Network/ESPN college football analyst.
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Apparently, it takes two people to do what Raiders coach Jon Gruden did for ESPN during his time as an analyst. This will be Salters' seventh season as sideline reporter. "I am both honored and humbled to be a part of it and look forward to bringing the Booger that everyone has grown to know during my years of covering college football to the NFL". The 2018 NFL season marks their 13th year on Monday Night Football and 28th overall as a producer-director duo. The early game will feature the New York Jets against the Detroit Lions (7:10 p.m. ET), and the ESPN broadcast team for that game will be announced at a later date.
Three new voices will work ESPN's Monday night games this National Football League season.
"Booger's ability to share candid opinions and insightful observations has made him one of our best analysts", said Stephanie Druley, ESPN Senior Vice President, Event and Studio Production in a press release. Lisa Salter will be the sideline reporter again. "We are thrilled to introduce this new team to fans as we begin the latest chapter in MNF's storied history".