USFL announcers for 2022

Which announcers will cover the USFL on FOX and NBC? What is the background of the on-air broadcast crews we will see on USFL coverage?

The 2022 USFL season continues in Week 4, beginning on Friday, May 6, when we’ll see the team of announcers that have graced our screens through the first three weeks. Much like the NFL, the USFL will broadcast across multiple networks.

The duties of hosting games will be shared between FOX and NBC. Let’s take a look at the USFL announcers for both FOX and NBC.

USFL announcers for 2022

With four games each weekend, we will hear the voices of four different play-by-play announcers. The hosting duties will be split between FOX and NBC, so let’s take a look at the roster for both networks.

FOX has not announced any plans for pre-game, halftime, and postgame coverage. Meanwhile, NBC has announced a full roster, including two sideline reporters.

FOX USFL announcers

Curt Menefee | Play-by-play

Menefee is best known as the host of FOX NFL Sunday. However, he is also the preseason play-by-play commentator for the Seattle Seahawks. Menefee was also the play-by-play commentator on FOX for the XFL in 2020.

Joel Klatt | Analyst

Klatt is most commonly seen as the color analyst on the FOX Big Noon Saturday game. He played college football for the Colorado Buffaloes, where he went from a walk-on to a three-year starter with the program. Prior to that, Klatt was a minor league baseball player in the San Diego Padres organization.

Kevin Kugler | Play-by-play

Kugler works both on television and the radio. He is the voice of Sunday Night Football on Westwood One and the lead play-by-play announcer for College Basketball’s Final Four. He also works on the Big Ten Network, calling college football and basketball games.

Mark Sanchez | Analyst

After a successful career at USC, Sanchez was selected fifth overall in the 2009 NFL Draft by the New York Jets. He would spend five years with the Jets and 10 total years in the NFL before retiring. Sanchez has worked on ESPN’s college football coverage but is currently a color analyst for FOX’s NFL coverage.

Brock Huard | Sideline Reporter

Huard was selected out of the University of Washington in the third round of the 1999 NFL Draft by the Seattle Seahawks. He spent four seasons with the Seahawks in two separate stints and six years in the NFL in total. He joined FOX’s college football coverage in 2019 and, since 2013, has worked with Menefee announcing Seahawks preseason games.

NBC USFL announcers

Jac Collinsworth | Play-by-play

Collinsworth first joined NBC as a Notre Dame student in 2013 before moving to ESPN in 2017. In 2020, he returned to NBC, where he is a co-host of Football Night in America and the host of the “Notre Dame Peacock Postgame.” Collinsworth also works as a host and/or announcer on NASCAR coverage and college basketball. He is the son of former NFL wide receiver and current NBC Sports commentator Cris Collinsworth.

Paul Burmeister | Play-by-play

Burmeister works across a range of sports and platforms for NBC. He’s also been the radio voice of Notre Dame football since 2018. His work for NBC has included covering the Olympics and Tour de France after spending a decade as a studio host for NFL Network.

Jason Garrett | Analyst

Garrett is best known as the former Dallas Cowboys head coach. Garrett won two Super Bowls as a player for the Cowboys but, despite winning NFL Coach of the Year in 2016, could not lead the Cowboys to a Super Bowl in his tenure as coach. Garrett is currently 85-70 across the regular season and playoffs as a head coach.

Michael Robinson | Analyst

After playing as a fullback in the NFL for eight years, Robinson has become well known as a broadcaster. Robinson is an analyst for NFL Network and regularly appears on “Good Morning Football.”

Cameron Jordan | Analyst

While he still plays for the New Orleans Saints, Jordan has become more of a regular on the other side of the microphone. Jordan was selected to the NFL 2010 All-Decade Team and has 107 sacks in 11 seasons with the Saints.

Zora Stephenson | Sideline

Stephenson joined NBC in 2021 when she covered basketball at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Alongside working for NBC, Stephenson is a sideline reporter for the Milwaukee Bucks on Bally Sports Wisconsin.

Corey Robinson | Sideline

Robinson played for three years as a wide receiver with Notre Dame. He hosts World Chase Tag USA and was a sideline reporter at the 2020 Olympics.

Sara Perlman | Halftime/Postgame

Perlman hosts NBC Sports’ “The Daily Line.” The show focuses on sports betting while discussing entertaining sports topics. She previously worked as a sideline reporter for the Baltimore Orioles.

Ben Rolfe is a Senior Managing Editor at Pro Football Network and is also a member of the Fantasy Sports Writers Association (FSWA). You can find him on Twitter @BenRolfePFN


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