Hines Ward the latest retired NFL player to join NBC

Hines Ward

Former Pittsburgh Steelers receiver Hines Ward has joined the NBC Sports Group and is said to be an analyst for NBC’s college football along with joining the cast of Football Night in America.

NBC announced that Ward, a 14-year veteran, four-time Pro Bowler, two-time Super Bowl champion, Super bowl XL MVP, and Dancing With The Stars winner, will become an analyst across the NBC Sports Group’s NFL, college, and studio programming.

He’ll contribute to Football Night in America, he’ll serve as an analyst on NBC’s college football studio programming, and the new NBC Sports Network.

“We think Hines is a perfect match for television because he brings with him a unique combination of charisma and football experience, which he demonstrated on our Super Bowl pre-game show from Indianapolis,” NBC Sports and NBC Sports Network executive producer Sam Flood said. Read more here…