“Over the course of this long-term agreement, Tom will not only call our biggest NFL games with Kevin Burkhardt, but will also serve as an ambassador for us, particularly with respect to client and promotional initiatives,” Lachlan Murdoch, Fox Corporation’s CEO, said on the company’s post-earnings call Tuesday morning.
The news of Brady joining the Fox booth comes as many longtime NFL announcers have changed networks in the last couple of months.
Landing Brady is a big get for Fox Sports. The quarterback is one of the most well-known figures in sports and pop culture. His name alone should get some new viewers to tune in.
Brady, who turns 45 in August, has played 22 seasons in the NFL.