The United Football League has announced the sportscaster lineup for its inaugural season. Four experienced broadcasters, Dave Sims, Doug Flutie, Kordell Stewart, and Anita Marks will provide coverage of the UFL on VERSUS, the sports cable channel formerly known as the Outdoor Life Network.
Dave Sims is best known as the television play-by-play voice for the Seattle Mariners and the radio play-by-play announcer for Westwood One’s NFL Sunday Night Football. Doug Flutie is a retired quarterback who was a star at Boston College, and played professional football in the NFL, the CFL, and the USFL. Kordell Stewart, former quarterback for the Steelers, will provide sideline coverage.
“We have assembled a top-notch team to lead our inaugural telecasts on VERSUS,” said Frank Vuono, COO of the UFL. “The combined football experience and knowledge of Dave, Doug, Kordell and Anita will help us provide unprecedented access to professional football while allowing the home viewer prime viewing position that will truly make them feel like they are part of the action.”
The United Football League is an independent professional league that will play its games on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday evenings. VERSUS will air eight UFL games this fall, the first will be Oct. 8th, 9PM EST.