Graca Joins Former Jets Linebacker Greg Buttle during Pregame, Halftime and Post-Game Shows
Dan Graca is expanding his role on 98.7 ESPN New York as he joins the New York Jets game day radio team. Beginning Friday, August 10, with the Jets vs. Atlanta Falcons game, listen in to hear Graca alongside former Jets linebacker Greg Buttle during the pregame, halftime and post-game radio shows. Graca will continue as regular contributor on ESPN Radio and SNY-TV, including Loudmouths, Daily News Live & Baseball Night in New York.
Graca said, “You could say this is a job I’ve spent my whole life preparing for. Growing up a New York Jets season ticket holder for 23 years, going from Section 302, Row 26 to now becoming a part of the game-day broadcast is nothing short of surreal. It is impossible to fully express the gratitude and excitement that comes along with this opportunity. The Jets are embarking on an exciting chapter in the history of the franchise and I cannot wait to get it started.”
“We are excited to add Dan to our gameday radio team this upcoming season,” said New York Jets team president Neil Glat. “Dan has been an integral part of covering the New York sports industry for the last 15 years and we are honored to welcome such an accomplished radio personality to our team.”
Ryan Hurley, program director of 98.7FM ESPN New York, said, “We are thrilled to have Dan join our Jets Game Day team. Fans are going to love the knowledge, passion and fun he brings to every broadcast.”
About Dan Graca
Graca served various roles from 2003-2006 with ESPN Radio New York including associate producer, update anchor and reporter. Graca later wrote feature stories for the New Jersey Devils game-night program and was an anchor for 1010 WINS and Bloomberg Radio 1130AM from 2006-2011.
Starting in 2007, Graca became a talk show host on a variety of sports talk outlets including Mad Dog Sports Radio, MLB Network Radio and SiriusXM NFL Radio.
About ESPN New York
ESPN New York 98.7FM is the flagship station of ESPN Radio, providing sports talk, news and local and national play-by-play coverage. It’s the official radio home of three of the New York market’s most iconic teams: New York Knicks, New York Rangers and New York Jets game broadcasts in addition to national rights for the entire NBA season from tip through The Finals, Major League Baseball from Opening Day through the World Series and a slate of top college football including the entire College Football Playoff. ESPN New York is also streamed live at www.ESPNNewYork.com.
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