ESPN is launching a new flagship college football podcast, featuring lead analysts Kirk Herbstreit and David Pollack as well as SportsCenter’s Kevin Negandhi.
Beginning today, Friday, Aug. 23, the ESPN College Football Podcast- Herbie & Pollack will publish three times per week through the season with Negandhi hosting all episodes. Herbstreit will co-host on Mondays and Pollack will do so on Wednesdays and Fridays.
Many of ESPN’s best-known college football personalities will join as guests, with weekly segments devoted to the CFP Rankings, the ESPN CFB 150 initiative celebrating the 150th anniversary of college football, and predictions and analysis of the games to come each week.
Herbie & Pollack joins CFB 150: Down & Distance hosted by Ivan Maisel and the on-demand offering of Packer and Durham, an audio version of the daily morning show airing on The ACC Network as new entries into ESPN’s podcast lineup this fall. In addition, TV’s weekday College Football Live can be heard as a podcast.
ESPN Podcast Coverage on ESPN FrontRow.com
Fyi, recently ESPN FrontRow.com featured ESPN podcasts and the success ESPN has found with live podcast events….“road shows.”
ESPN Audio launched its first podcast in 2005 and is a leader in the sports genre with more than 35 original offerings, plus shows from ESPN Radio and television. Offerings focus on “sports passions” (NFL, NBA, MLB, etc.), storytelling (“30 for 30”) and compelling personalities. The most popular titles include Fantasy Focus Football, The Lowe Post as well as podcasts of ESPN Radio’s The Dan Le Batard Show with Stugotz, and TV’s First Take, Pardon the Interruption and Around the Horn.