Big Noon Kickoff averaged 1,979,000 viewers for its 11 a.m ET-noon hour Saturday. College GameDay averaged 2,725,000 viewers for its final hour, but 2,125,000 across its three hours, so Fox's peak is at least getting close to ESPN's average. And few would have predicted that when Big Noon Kickoff launched.
After time in jail over burglaries to fuel an opioid addiction, Leaf has gotten clean and started working in the sports media. He worked for the Pac-12 Networks and Sirius XM last year, and now he'll be calling college football games for ESPN.