Alabama Football: 3 reasons ESPN deal is good for Tide

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3 reasons why the ESPN deal is good for Alabama football

1. We’ll finally get new commentators

Alabama football fans have been listening to Verne Lundquist and Gary Danielson for years. Even after Verne retired from college football, Gary stayed on. They have been a thorn in the side of fans for the entire Nick Saban dynasty.

The concept that announcers are biased against teams is overplayed. That being said, there could be better commentators for Alabama games. For starters, we could have commentators who don’t overly criticize Alabama players. It is also frustrating when Danielson constantly mentions Alabama football’s worst moments in history. Specifically, they talk too much about the Kick Six.

I’m not saying that I could do a better job than Gary Danielson. In fact, I can easily say that the exact opposite is true. That being said, someone can do better from the perspective of Alabama. If the entire fan base is happy when your microphone is cut during a primetime game, you’re probably doing something wrong.

We don’t know who will be in charge of ESPN games by the time this contract begins. However, ESPN has the potential to get the best in the business. At the very least, a familiar face will be welcomed by the Crimson Tide.

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It will still be a few seasons until this contract begins, but every sign is pointing toward it being great for Alabama. Fans should be excited.