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Calls of Clemson’s title-winning TD across the ESPN Megacast
The ESPN Megacast was very entertaining, with several channels offering different viewing experiences for the College Football Playoff National Championship.
ESPN brought us the main broadcast, ESPN 2 had the “homer” calls, ESPNEWS had the excellent coaches film room coverage, SEC Network had Paul Finebaum callers given Alabama was in the game, and ESPN U — where I spent much of my viewing time — had notable personalities hanging out in #TheCoolRoom like a Super Bowl party. Bill Walton — dressed as Uncle Sam — was even on the ESPN U broadcast talking weed, beer, mimosas, etc. That was amazing.
But the main focus for this post is how the final Clemson touchdown was called on some of the broadcasts.
Here was Chris Fowler’s call of the touchdown on ESPN:
Joe Tessitore’s call on the ESPN2 Homers broadcast:
Bill Walton and company reacting to it, followed by Sean McDonough on the radio:
And the Spanish call, (as Andrew Bucholtz notes, we aren’t sure if this is Eduardo Varela on ESPN Deportes or Kenneth Garay on ESPN Deportes Radio):
Fan attempts $1 million throw on ESPN during national championship pregame coverage… it does not go well
Almost, Joey. Almost.
Marty Smith’s enthusiasm made this even funnier. “Let it eat, baby!” And then… letdown.
The Australian Open is underway, and Chris Fowler and John McEnroe look like they’re broadcasting from a submarine
They also talked about a face-painter:
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