Pat McAfee to join ESPN's 'College GameDay' as full-time member

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Pat McAfee can now add ESPN’s “College GameDay” to his current list of jobs.

The former NFL punter is joining the crew as its newest full-time member and will debut on Saturday in Austin ahead of the No. 1 Alabama vs. Texas game, per Andrew Marchand of the New York Post.

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McAfee confirmed the report with a tweet late Tuesday night, adding he has long been a fan of the show while also teasing another big announcement.

The 35-year-old joins “GameDay” in addition to working on his daily talk show on YouTube (previously on Sirius before that relationship recently ended) and WWE’s “Friday Night SmackDown” for FOX.

On Wednesday, McAfee said that his "SmackDown" work would be "put on hold a little bit," but he is still "very much in the WWE family."

McAfee, who has a four-year contract with FanDuel, is also working with ESPN to do an alternative broadcast for select college football games on ESPN2 during the year.

He has also been in negotiations with Amazon for its “Thursdsay Night Football” coverage, although no deal has been confirmed.

McAfee retired from the NFL at age 28 to pursue a media career, getting his start at Barstool Sports and also contributing to ESPN and WWE programming before leaving Barstool and later signing with Sirius to syndicate his daily show.

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