Andrew Marchand of The New York Post reported Friday that Fox will get an extra early Big Ten pick this year in exchange for letting Buck go to ESPN a year early. AA has heard that pick will likely be the Notre Dame-Ohio State game on Sept. 3.
"Isaiah McKenzie wants everyone to believe...recruits, this is not true! What he sold you is a lie! It is perfectly normal what goes on there! Don't worry about that! That is slander, and I will not tolerate that in public for my alma mater here, because that reflects poorly on me, in ways I've already cleared up on this show."
Brees is expected to start on Notre Dame football and Football Night In America, then join NBC's top NFL package. But the contract will only kick in when he retires from the NFL, which could be after the 2020-21 season or the 2021-22 season.