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Flutie Close To A Deal To Work UFL Games

We received a tip tonight from a reader that Doug Flutie could be in line to join the VERSUS coverage of the upstart UFL.
And so we did some semi-real journalism (for a change), and we learned that, indeed, Flutie is close to a deal to join the broadcast team as an analyst.
Flutie currently works as a college football analyst for ESPN/ABC.
The potential impact of his gig with VERSUS on his ESPN/ABC job isn’t known.

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8 Responses to “Flutie Close To A Deal To Work UFL Games”
  1. Walrus says: May 7, 2009 9:41 PM

    Flutis’s style is fine for the college game but it won’t translate to the pro game. Besides, he’s too short!

  2. Buttered Izel Jenkins says: May 7, 2009 9:59 PM

    The hockey coverage on VERSUS sucks. Every game sounds like cats fighting.

  3. ty@thelionsinwinter says: May 7, 2009 10:52 PM

    I’m rooting for this to succeed. ESPN needs another network to start nipping at their heels.
    Ty @ The Lions in Winter

  4. Rossy P says: May 7, 2009 11:38 PM

    Lets see if this leauge even starts

  5. Jaylaw344 says: May 8, 2009 1:47 AM

    Flutie is a classic overachiever. He did aweful his first few years in the NFL, however he scratched and clawed his way ino a starting role in the NFL years laterand actually produded. I firlmy believe that anything this man puts his mind to he will achieve, call me crazy.

  6. Pea Tear Griffin says: May 8, 2009 11:11 AM

    I’ve always like Flutie. Whether playing or doing commentary.

  7. gosox2673 says: May 8, 2009 11:55 AM

    Flutie is a God. He can do anything he wants.

  8. rockhead says: May 8, 2009 3:19 PM

    Fluite adds nothing to a broadcast. ESPN relegated him to ABC studio work, which means he’s on screen for less than 10 minutes per week. That’s 10 minutes too much.

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