Who Is Calling The NFL Game Tonight?

Here’s a list of who is calling the NFL game tonight. This will be updated as we find out more information.

Joe Buck

Tonight, Joe Buck will be calling the NFL game between the Green Bay Packers and the Detroit Lions. Buck is a sportscaster who has been working for Fox Sports since 1994. He is best known for his work on the NFL, Major League Baseball, and the U.S. Open.

His History

Joe Buck is an American sportscaster, currently the lead play-by-play announcer for Fox NFL, as well as for Major League Baseball on Fox. He has held this position since 1996, taking over from his father, Jack Buck. Buck was born in St. Petersburg, Florida and raised in the St. Louis area. He began his broadcasting career in 1989 while still a student at Indiana University Bloomington.

His Work

Joe Buck is an American sportscaster and the son of legendary St. Louis Cardinals play-by-play announcer Jack Buck. He has been the television voice of the Cardinals since 1996, succeeding his father on KMOX radio. He also calls national games for FoxSports, including serving as the lead play-by-play announcer for NFL games on Fox television since 2002. In addition to his work in baseball and football, he has also called U.S. Open golf and NASCAR races for Fox.

Troy Aikman

Troy Aikman, former Dallas Cowboys quarterback, is currently the lead analyst for Fox NFL broadcasts. He is widely considered one of the best commentators in the business. Aikman will be calling tonight’s game between the New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams.

His History

Troy Aikman was born in West Covina, California, and raised in Cerritos, California. He is the son of Charlene Jones (née White) and Tim Aikman. Charlene was a schoolteacher who became a homemaker after her marriage to Timothy Aikman, an aerospace engineer. Tim Aikman, Troy’s father, played quarterback at the University of Oklahoma from 1963 to 1967 in the college football national championship64-65 teams and was selected by the Dallas Cowboys in the NFL draft of 1968.

Troy Aikman attended Henry Gelnaw Elementary School in Cerritos. While there he tried out and made the flag football team. However, his parents disapproved and wouldn’t allow him to play. When he was ten years old his family moved to Henryetta, Oklahoma where he played football for Henryetta High School as well as wrestling and baseball. He then went on to attend the University of Oklahoma where he played quarterback on their football team from 1986-1989. After college he was drafted by the Dallas Cowboys in 1989 and went on to play for them his entire career until he retired in 2000 due to numerous concussions.

His Work

Aikman’s broadcasting career began in 2002 when he was hired by Fox Sports to be a part of its lead broadcast team for NFL games, co-joining play-by-play announcer Joe Buck and color commentator Cris Collinsworth in the booth. That same year, Aikman was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility. In 2005, he was paired with play-by-play announcer Kenny Albert and color commentator Daryl Johnston, which lasted one season. From 2006 to 2017, Aikman again worked with Joe Buck as the lead game announce team for Fox NFL telecasts.

In addition to his role on Fox’s NFL coverage, Aikman has also been a part of the network’s Major League Baseball coverage. He served as a game analyst during Fox’s inaugural season broadcasting MLB in 1996 and again from 1998 to 1999. Aikman also called select Divisional and Championship games for Fox during its first few years covering baseball.

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