ESPN is including somebody it hopes turns into the Adam Schefter of college football, The Post has realized.
Pete Thamel will transfer from Yahoo Sports to ESPN, in keeping with sources, to imagine the insider/breaking information position that Schefter performs on the NFL, Adrian Wojnarowski handles on the NBA and Jeff Passan mans for baseball. Like Passan, Thamel will write greater than Schefter and Wojnarowski.
ESPN declined remark.
During this current onslaught of college teaching strikes, Thamel was omnipresent on Twitter breaking transaction after transaction, together with the shocker that Notre Dame’s Brian Kelly was headed to LSU.
Thamel will workforce with ESPN’s present college insiders, which embody Heather Dinich, Adam Rittenberg and Mark Schlabach.
Yahoo has turn into one thing of a farm system for ESPN, as it has poached Wojnarowski, Passan and now Thamel from there.