College Football Analyst
Rene Ingoglia is a college football analyst, calling games each week of the season across ESPN’s networks. He joined ESPN in the 2010 season and has steadily increased his presence across the networks overall college football coverage, which now includes studio analysis for the FCS Playoff Selection Show and FCS National Championship pregame show in addition to his weekly game responsibilities.
Prior to joining ESPN, Ingoglia was a color analyst on the UMass Sports Network, where his commentary team was honored with the Best Football Broadcast in the New England by the Associated Press in 2010.
Ingoglia was a standout running back at the University of Massachusetts, being named a first-team All-American in 1995. Additionally, he earned All-Conference honors in 1993, 1994, and 1995 and was named to the Yankee Conference 50th Anniversary Team. His 55 career touchdowns ranks second most in UMass history and eighth best in FCS history. He was inducted into the UMass Athletics Hall of Fame in 2007.
After his stellar college career, Ingoglia played in the NFL with the Buffalo Bills and Washington Redskins. He also played in NFL Europe with the Frankfurt Galaxy where he won the World Bowl in 1999, scoring the winning touchdown in the third quarter.
In addition to working at ESPN, Ingoglia spent more than 20 years with the Orlando Police Department where in October of 2020, he retired as a senior robbery detective. In August of 2022, Ingoglia returned to the Orlando Police Department, accepting an investigator position within the cold-case unit investigating unsolved homicides. He resides in the same city, with his wife and two daughters.