Gus Johnson, Charles Davis top Fox Sports college football team
Gus Johnson, most recently known for his enthusiastic play-by-play calls for CBS during the NCAA men's basketball tournament, will team with veteran Charles Davis and former University of Minnesota football coach Tim Brewster as the No. 1 team for college football games for the Fox Sports Media Group.
The FX channel will have a 14-game regular-season schedule featuring games from the Pac-12, Big 12 and Conference USA and will showcase the Johnson-Davis-Brewster team. Also Johnson, Davis and Brewster will call one of Fox's two conference football championship games (Pac-12 or Big Ten) and the 2012 AT&T Cotton Bowl.
Over various channels, Fox Sports Net will televise more than 60 Pac-12, Big 12 and Conference USA games this season.
The Pac-12 FSN team will be Craig Bolerjack with play-by-play and analyst Joel Klatt, formerly a Colorado quarterback, with former USC fullback and Fox Sports Radio host Petros Papadakis as sideline reporter.
During Conference USA college football contests on FSN, football announcers Ron Thulin and Jeremy Bloom, who was both a college football player at Colorado and an Olympics moguls skier, will be joined by analyst J.C. Pearson.
In addition, Fox College Sports will televise a minimum of six Big 12 football contests and will feature Kansas State alum Steve Physioc calling play-by-play and former USC football staff member Yogi Roth as game analyst.
"Fox NFL Sunday" rules analyst Mike Pereira now adds college football to his television resume and will be available live during college football game of the week broadcasts on FX. As with his NFL debut last season, this is believed to be the first time that a rules official has commentated during a weekly college football game broadcast.
-- Diane Pucin