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This is old news, but I just read it today.........:shrug:

Summerall to continue broadcasting for Fox
July 22, 2002
SportsLine.com wire reports

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Pat Summerall, whose 21-year broadcasting partnership with John Madden ended at last year's Super Bowl, will return to Fox Sports this fall to do play-by-play on games primarily involving the Dallas Cowboys.

Summerall, who spoke at a charity golf tournament in Little Rock on Monday, said he and Fox reached a deal for him to do regional games for the network. He said he wanted to continue broadcasting after Fox didn't renew his contract last winter.

"Pat will be with us and we look forward to having him back for a full season of games," Fox spokesman Dan Bell said from New York. "A number of them will be Cowboys' games, but an exact number has not been determined."

Summerall, 72, has a home in Texas.

Paired with ex-Oakland Raiders coach John Madden, Summerall was part of the top broadcasting team on CBS and Fox for 21 years. Madden this year will work with Al Michaels on ABC's Monday Night Football.

Fox is scheduled to broadcast 12 Cowboys games in 2002. CBS will have two games at Texas Stadium involving AFC teams, and ESPN has the remaining two Cowboys games. Summerall won't necessarily do all 12 Cowboys games -- that will depend on whether any game is designated as Fox's top game of the week.

Fox previously announced that Joe Buck and former players Troy Aikman and Cris Collinsworth would be its top on-air team. The size of Summerall's coverage area will depend on how well the Cowboys are doing and who their opponent is.

"The Cowboys usually have a healthy percentage" of the country, Bell said. "It depends on the matchup."

Summerall has been involved with the NFL for 50 years as a player and broadcaster. As a player, he kicked 100 field goals in 10 seasons with Detroit, Chicago and the New York Giants. As a broadcaster, he announced more than 1,000 games over 40 years.

The golf tournament at which Summerall spoke benefits the Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame, of which he is a member.

Well, Dallas fans, get ready for "the pass is intercepted...intercepted by Roy Rogers....excuse me, Roy Williams". I've liked him for a long time, but his mistakes starting to get on my nerves......:D
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