Danny Kanell November turtleneck

There are plenty of unusual fashion trends in sports media, but one of the most remarkable is Danny Kanell and the turtleneck. The turtleneck Kanell wore back in January drew plenty of attention, and he told Awful Announcing earlier this month that “I’ll wear one again.”He then ran a Twitter poll last week asking if he should don a turtleneck again, but only got 49 per cent support:

Despite the loss in the popular vote (or a win if this is a plurality and you consider the other two options vote-splitting), the day of turtleneckening has now come. Here’s a clip of Kanell again wearing his black turtleneck on the halftime show for ESPN’s broadcast of the Michigan State – Penn State game Saturday, and discussing Jim Harbaugh’s officiating complaints from the end of Michigan – Ohio State:

As before, Twitter did not take this well:

About Andrew Bucholtz

Andrew Bucholtz has been covering sports media for Awful Announcing since 2012. He is also a staff writer for The Comeback. His previous work includes time at Yahoo! Sports Canada and Black Press.

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