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Freddie and Fitzsimmons 8p-12a

Get the wrap of all the night’s games with Freddie and Fitzsimmons!

Get the wrap of all the night’s games with Freddie and Fitzsimmons!

Freddie D. Coleman is the co-host of the weeknight ESPN Radio show Freddie and Fitzsimmons, alongside Ian Fitzsimmons (since 2016). Prior to that, he hosted the Freddie Coleman Show, weeknights and Sundays. Coleman joined ESPN Radio in June 2004, as a co-host of the then-nightly, prime-time program GameNight until 2013. Coleman has also hosted NFL on ESPN Radio and makes appearances on ESPN’s First Take.

Prior to joining ESPN Radio, Coleman was a weekday afternoon co-host on FoxSportsRadio 980-AM in Albany, N.Y. (September 2002-June 2004).

Previously, Coleman worked for Cablevision of Dutchess County as a sportscaster for the local news in Wappingers Falls, NY., and as a co-host of the weekly SportsScene show, as well as an analyst for Marist Basketball (March 1999-September 2000).

Coleman also managed the on-air staff and created promotions at Oldies 97 – WCZX- FM (March 1999-May 2000) and was the overnight host at WPDH-FM 101.5 (May 1998-March 1999).

Coleman is a 1987 graduate of Mansfield University of Pennsylvania with a bachelor of arts degree in mass communication.

Ian Fitzsimmons is a field analyst and reporter for ESPN Radio covering college football and NFL games and a field analyst for ESPN’s XFL game coverage. He has been in his current role since 2013.

Fitzsimmons has been a key part of the network’s studio and college football live event programming over the years, including a past radio show with ESPN college football analyst Kirk Herbstreit and contributions to many regular season and bowl game broadcasts. Prior to his on-air work at the network, Fitzsimmons joined ESPN Radio as a producer for the studio show GameNight.

His first regular radio role was on WSPZ-AM in Alabama in 1994. He also hosted a show called The Cheap Seats on WJOX-AM. In addition, Fitzsimmons spent time at radio stations in Salt Lake City and Dallas.

One comment

  1. I feel your comments re the NCAA Football are a little off the mark.

    Why complicate the situation ……Just create a tennis like 32 teams with seeds

    Take the seeds from the BCS standings

    And then we all will know each year who is the best ………..only problem i see is home ground advantage…who gets the home field

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