Hearts will be broken.

In a move certain to crush the hopes of every college football player’s pretty girlfriend, SI.com reports that Brent Musburger is out as the lead announcer for ABC’s Saturday Night Football.

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34 responses to “Hearts will be broken.

  1. Timphd

    Won’t be missed by this fan. Mr. Hyperbole. Only announcer more annoying is Dick Vitale.

  2. “As I’ve written previously, I think Musburger’s performance during Florida State’s win over Auburn in the BCS title game, as well as his performance over the last couple of years has earned him at least one of those playoff games. That, alas, is unlikely to happen”

    • The Lone Stranger

      Brilliant. I hadn’t heard that Live. Brent is whoever Brent wants to be depending upon the bottle he has just drunk.

  3. Dawg in Beaumont

    On a somewhat related note, does anybody think we get our opener vs. Clemson moved to Labor Day Night? If you look at our open date during week 2 and Clemson’s next opponent it is possible.

    Not saying I really want that to happen, but I could see it.

  4. TennesseeDawg

    “You’re looking live….. at me packing up my desk”

  5. ThePetis

    This is terrible news for fans of the Brent Musberger drinking game….

    http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/1485192/posts

  6. Hogbody Spradlin

    Won’t be missed. I always used the mute button.

  7. Brandon

    Man, we are having the greatest off season evah! I have been muting mustardburger for years. We might break Sakerlina’s string of pre-season national championships this year if this luck holds.

  8. “Herbstreit will help ease any transition given his professionalism and preparation.” There are a lot of Georgia fans including this one who would differ with the professionalism comment after what he did to us in 2007.

  9. Smitty

    Thank GOD!!! Only 30 years late…..

  10. Spike

    Sigh. I guess I’m hopelessly old school. I miss Ron Franklin, Keith Jackson, and Frank Broyles..

    • Those guys were the best. Keith Jackson and Frank Broyles at the WLOCP was a thing of beauty to behold.

    • Me too.

      I miss Ron Franklin, Keith Jackson, and Frank Broyles. They were great. Not gonna miss Mush Mouth, though I hear he’s the SEC Network’s #1 choice. Hope that isn’t true.

      The closest we can get to Franklin is Brad Nessler, who’s the best in the business, IMO. He and Blackledge are the best team.
      ~~~

  11. Barstool

    Folks who read the article in its entirety did notice they’re currently slating him for the SEC Network lead??? Disaster of epic proportions. I’d bet large sums of money he is least popular (in fact, more appropriately designated as “most detested”) in SEC country. Unfortunately confirms just how in touch the ESPN big whigs are with SEC country, and now they control our distribution.

  12. YES! Herby, hell, college football just became better with his absence. Maybe they could get Gus Johnson to replace him.

  13. Bob Sackamano

    Not a mention of Nessler, far and away their best play by play guy. At least they put Blackledge in there, the best color guy in CFB.

  14. Scorpio Jones, III

    As Barstool notes above, “Musburger has been offered the job of lead college football announcer for the upcoming SEC Network, which debuts at the end of August.”

    And, according to this, not only is this buffoon not going away to blabbermouth heaven, we in the SEC are gonna pay extra on our cable bills to get him.

    That breaks my heart.

    Does anybody know what the situation with radio broadcasts vis a vis the SEC Network…Scott and Eric don’t exactly raise my goosebumps, but …

  15. Will Trane

    Thank damn goodness!!!!

  16. Scorpio Jones, III

    I can not a word about how the SEC Network bullshit will affect radio broadcasts…this makes me very nervous.

    So, ultimately, I gonna pay more money (probably a good chunk more) for three of the people I actually hate…Tim Tebow, Paul fucking Finebaum and Brent Musberger.

    Maybe that ticket to the game thing is beginning to make a resurgence.

  17. fatman48

    I’ll take Scott and Eric over Mustbugger, Herbskreet, and that damn Danialson, Like when Munson called the games T.V. volume off, radio volume up.

  18. SentientDawg

    The look on Herbstreit’s face (which one was he?) was priceless.

  19. hinesword

    Nessler is head and shoulders above anyone else they have.

    • Olddawg55

      By far, and Blackledge is a great supporting cast…love his pieces on food in the towns they’re broadcasting from….maybe ESPN will listen to the multitudes in the SEC???!!!