Paul Finebaum shares compelling opinions on SEC football through a deep knowledge of the conference and interaction with passionate callers that have followed him for years.
Justin Connolly, senior vice president, programming for the SEC Network said, "Paul has incredible range as a writer, radio personality and reporter. We're excited to have him join the ESPN team. Paul's show will create appointment television for viewers and differentiate SEC Network programming in the marketplace."
About Paul Finebaum
After graduating from the University of Tennessee, Finebaum found his way to Birmingham in 1980 and became an award-winning columnist and investigative reporter for the Birmingham Post-Herald and later the Mobile Press-Register. In 2001, he launched the Paul Finebaum Radio Network and quickly became the leading voice on college football in the South. The Tennessean named him one of the SEC's top power brokers in 2002, and in 2009, the Orlando Sentinel named him one of the SEC's 10 most powerful people.
As the host of The Paul Finebaum Show, Finebaum is known for his ability to tap into the deep-seated emotions college sports fans have for their teams. As both moderator and provocateur, Finebaum has curated a forum for passionate discussion and debate across the spectrum of college sports while amassing an audience of millions nationwide.