The two have worked together for years calling ESPN’s marquee college football broadcasts. With their seamless transition to the NFL booth, many wondered why the network doesn’t promote the duo to its highest-profile game broadcast.
Herbsreit provided a simple answer on Tuesday in an interview with Pat McAfee. He doesn’t want the job.
“I am a college football junkie,” Herbstreit said during a conversation about the potential return of Big Ten football amid the COVID-19 pandemic. “ I am just — I loved what I did last night, but I don’t know if I could ever shut down college football and do NFL. College football feeds my soul, you know?”