Musburger signs multiyear deal with ESPN
Brent Musburger has signed a multiyear deal to stay with ESPN, the cable network announced Monday.
Musburger will continue to serve as a play-by-play commentator for multiple sports across ESPN and ABC. He will start his seventh season calling the weekly "Saturday Night Football" series on ABC, as well as and several bowl games a year for ESPN, highlighted by the BCS National Championship. He will also continue to call college basketball games.
"I couldn’t be happier about staying at ESPN," Musburger said in a statement. "It was never a consideration for me to move on from here. The people I work for and with are some of the best in the industry. I love the atmosphere at college events and surrounding myself around college athletes. Hey, that's how I stay young."