Here it is, the moment we assumed was coming sooner rather than later. Brett Favre is climbing his way up the football ladder post-NFL retirement. Just a week ago, we were reporting that Brett was coaching high school football. Then, this weekend, he joins the CSS TV crew to provide color for the Southern Miss vs. Rice game. Of course he’s stiff. Still rocking the wedding ring.
Brett has a little trouble, seems nervous but manages to get his broadcasting career started.
Posted: Oct. 1, 2011
Premise of Video: (via CSS) Check out a pregame tease of the Rice/Southern Miss game, as Brett Favre steps in front of the camera as an announcer for the very first time. Mike Morgan provides the play-by-play.
Climax of Video: Brett pops a couple one-liners.
Conclusion: According to the Hattiesburg American…
But he wasn’t afraid to point out Golden Eagle mistakes, one on an incompletion to Kendrick Hardy.
“That play was set up to (wide receiver Kelvin) Bolden,” Favre said. “It was a corner post… (Davis) had him wide open.”
Favre said he liked the “energy” USM coach Larry Fedora has brought to the team, but also said he had “mixed emotions” at the beginning of the Fedora era because he took over for one of his coaches, Jeff Bower.
The telecast included almost as many questions and answers as give and take between Morgan and Favre, but it worked.