Samantha Steele to Replace Erin Andrews as Host of Gameday on ESPNU; Heather Cox New Saturday Night Sideline Reporter

Samantha Steele, a rising star at ESPN, has been tabbed as the replacement for Erin Andrews as co-host of ESPNU’s 9 am College Football Gameday Show on Saturdays this fall, sources tell The Big Lead. In addition, Steele will be featured on Gameday on ESPN at 10 am in the same capacity Andrews was.

Additionally, ESPN has selected Heather Cox as the replacement for Andrews on ABC’s Saturday night College Football game of the week. She’ll be paired with the network’s top announcing pair of Brent Musburger and Kirk Herbstreit.

Both decisions were made this morning and are expected to be announced next week.

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