The face of college football is going pro. Inside Kirk Herbstreit’s plan for a busy fall on your TV

Al Michaels has an idea for the title of Kirk Herbstreit’s next book. 

“The Man Who Never Sleeps,” Michaels said on a conference call with reporters last week.     

Herbstreit knows he will spend little time this fall with his eyes closed. That’s what he signed up for when he became the color commentator alongside Michaels on Prime Video’s Thursday Night Football for the NFL on top of his ESPN responsibilities, which could be summed up as “college football czar.”

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