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Ex-Alabama quarterback Greg McElroy receives promotion from ESPN

Former Alabama quarterback and SEC Network analyst Greg McElroy: Photo courtesy of U.S. Army Material Command

A former Alabama signal-caller is moving up in the broadcast world.

Greg McElroy, who served as an in-studio analyst and travel analyst at SEC Network since 2014, has been promoted to the ABC/ESPN commentator team per Anna Negron of ESPN Media Zone.

The 2009 national champion and ex-NFL quarterback will join Dave Pasch and Tom Luginbill in the booth, while Allison Williams, Brock Huard and Bob Wischusen all will remain with the team.

McElroy will transition from a pre-game show analyst (SEC Now), to serving in a weekly role. He’s covered spring games, bowl games and two regular-season games during two years at SEC Network.

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Stephen Smith is a 2015 graduate of the University of Alabama. He is a senior writer and reporter for Touchdown Alabama Magazine. He has covered Alabama football for 10+ years and his knowledge and coverage of the Crimson Tide's program have made him among the most respected journalist in his field. Smith has been featured on ESPN and several other marquee outlets as an analyst.

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