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Matt Jones to co-host NFL Pregame Show on ESPN Radio

KSR’s own Matt Jones will add another three hours of talking to his weekly radio schedule this fall and winter.

Jones has accepted a gig with ESPN to co-host the ESPN Radio NFL pregame show, “Countdown To Kickoff,” which airs from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm on Sundays during the NFL season. He will be joined by Myron Medcalf and former journeyman quarterback Dan Orlovsky on the three-hour show.

“It is an awesome opportunity and one I can’t wait to begin,” Matt said on the Twitter machine.

The show will broadcast out of Bristol, so he’s about to rack up those frequent flyer miles as a weekend warrior.

Congrats to Matthew on the opportunity.

Article written by Drew Franklin

I can recite every line from Forrest Gump, blindfolded. Follow me on Twitter: @DrewFranklinKSR

12 Comments for Matt Jones to co-host NFL Pregame Show on ESPN Radio



  1. CATSfaninColorado
    3:35 pm August 29, 2018 Permalink

    does Pheel Steel have an NFL Book?? If not, he’s gonna be in trouble



  2. Kevin13
    3:53 pm August 29, 2018 Permalink

    Congrats. Next anchor of Sportscenter



    • WVCat
      5:05 pm August 29, 2018 Permalink

      Lol



    • gobble gobble
      8:57 pm August 29, 2018 Permalink

      ESPN anchors are allowed to have bangs



    • gobble gobble
      8:58 pm August 29, 2018 Permalink

      Aren’t*



  3. PatGLex
    4:22 pm August 29, 2018 Permalink

    Congrats! It will be nice to hear a familiar voice on the radio as I’m driving home from my part-time job. Can’t wait to see what informational nuggets your research digs up! (maybe you’ll need to have a chat with Freddie M. about the process….)



  4. Tango98
    4:50 pm August 29, 2018 Permalink

    Great opportunity for Matt and great for KSR, congrats!! If the gig goes well, it should present additional opportunities for him and my guess is he does not run for senate. Which means a better chance he stays on the radio show?



  5. warthog0824
    8:55 pm August 29, 2018 Permalink

    Congrats Matt



  6. Memphis UK Cat
    9:01 pm August 29, 2018 Permalink

    Way to go Matt!



  7. kuhlkat
    3:18 am August 30, 2018 Permalink

    I don’t understand. Do they not vet their hires? Nothing against Matt but he admittedly knows zero about the NFL



  8. BUCats
    6:11 am August 30, 2018 Permalink

    Radio is about getting people to listen and Jones does that very well. Great opportunity for the brand but I hate their restrictive format.



  9. Dee
    12:36 pm August 30, 2018 Permalink

    This is the same company that hired Rush Limbaugh….to “host” NFL countdown…