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Mark Ingram joins Fox Large Midday Kickoff, per report

Mark Ingram joins Fox Large Midday Kickoff, per report


Mark Ingram couldn’t avoid the sport of soccer very lengthy.

The three-time Professional Bowler and 2009 Heisman Trophy winner is becoming a member of the solid of Fox Large Midday Kickoff, the faculty soccer preview present that airs each Saturday from Sep 11 AM CT with Rob Stone, City Meyer, Matt Leinart, and Brady Quinn because the host and different analysts.

Ingram was dominant in faculty, particularly in his sophomore season in 2009. The Flint, MI native rushed for 1,658 yards and 17 touchdowns as he led the Alabama Crimson Tide to their first SEC Championship since 1999 and their first nationwide title since 1992. That season additionally put Alabama again within the nationwide highlight as an influence of school soccer.

The bruising energy again was drafted by the New Orleans Saints within the first spherical of the 2011 NFL Draft the place he performed a complete of 12 seasons within the Nationwide Soccer League (10 with New Orleans). In his profession, he ran for 8,111 yards and 65 touchdowns whereas including 2,125 yards receiving with 10 touchdowns. His 6,500 yards dashing whereas a member of the Black & Gold remains to be the franchise report for dashing yards in a profession.

“We couldn’t be extra excited to welcome Heisman Trophy-winner and BCS Nationwide Champion Mark Ingram to the FOX Sports activities household,” stated FOX Sports activities President of Manufacturing and Operations, Govt Producer Brad Zager. “Mark’s infectious character, excellent enjoying credentials and above all ardour for the sport is what makes him such a useful asset to our crew. With him on board, BIG NOON KICKOFF will proceed to supply viewers with unparalleled evaluation and commentary every Saturday.”

Ingram additionally launched a quote on the profession transfer:

“I’m thrilled to hitch FOX Sports activities and BIG NOON KICKOFF”, stated Ingram II. “I can’t wait to really feel the vitality and pleasure each Saturday, alongside among the most proficient and entertaining names in our sport, on the largest video games in faculty soccer – I’m prepared for the Fall!”

One of many best personalities in Saints historical past, Ingram will doubtless do an unimaginable job as a university soccer analyst beginning this September.

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