Bear goes to Fox.
Chris Fallica, the popular voice of ESPN’s “College GameDay,” is leaving the Fox Sports network, The Post has confirmed.
A Fox spokeswoman declined to comment. This story was first reported Terrible statement.
Everyone who resonates with football fans across America, Fallica will appear on Fox’s Big Noon Kickoff, the college football pregame show launched in 2019 to compete with GameDay.
The pregame show was created in line with FOX’s strategy of airing the top game at noon ET, which has traditionally competed with big games on other networks.
The Big Noon Kickoff features host Rob Stone alongside analysts Urban Meyer, Brady Quinn, Matt Leinart, Reggie Bush and Charles Woodson.
Fallica has been at ESPN for so long that he’s almost become a fixture, so the move is surprising. He joined ESPN as a production assistant for ESPN Radio in 1995 and joined GameDay in 1996 as a researcher.
He worked on the broadcast and several other ESPN properties until 2013, when he began making game selections for the show.
“He’s as knowledgeable as anybody I know, but he looks like an everyday fan, but he’s his own unique character,” ESPN director of production Lee Fitting said. According to a 2019 profile of Fallica in The Athletic. “But most importantly, she’s genuine and she loves sports. That’s what makes her beautiful.”