FORMER ARIZONA STATE QUARTERBACK JAKE PLUMMER JOINS PAC-12 NETWORKS
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF. (August 28, 2013) – Pac-12 Networks has added another conference standout with former ASU quarterback and Pac-10 Player of the Year Jake Plummer joining the Networks’ football studio team this fall.
Plummer will make his Pac-12 Network debut Saturday, September 7 alongside host Mike Yam and analysts Rick Neuheisel and Curtis Conway as part of the Networks’ pre, half and postgame broadcast team for Week 2 of live Pac-12 football games.
In addition to joining the Networks’ rotation of in-studio analysts for its gameday coverage on Saturdays, Plummer will also be a part of the analyst rotation on Pac-12 Football Weekly, airing Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m. PT throughout the fall.
Plummer starred for the Sun Devils at quarterback from 1993-1996 and finished his collegiate career passing for 8,626 yards and 65 touchdowns, which ranks third all-time in the ASU record books in both categories. He was a First-Team All-Pac-10 selection in 1995 and 1996 and led the Sun Devils to a Conference championship and Rose Bowl appearance in his senior season.
Following his career at Arizona State, Plummer was drafted 42nd overall by the Arizona Cardinals in the 1997 NFL Draft. He went on to play 10 seasons in the NFL, including four seasons in Denver where in 2005, he led the Broncos to an AFC Championship game appearance and was named to the Pro Bowl. Plummer finished his NFL career passing for 29,253 yards and 161 touchdowns.
About Pac-12 Networks
Headquartered in San Francisco’s SOMA district, Pac-12 Networks is the new content and multiplatform media company of the Pac-12 Conference, a leader in collegiate athletics that is made up of 12 of the most prestigious universities in the world. Pac-12 Networks was created in 2011 to develop and launch one national and six regional full-time native HD linear networks available to video programming operators, as well as a network of digital properties dedicated solely to the Pac-12. The linear networks televise hundreds of live sporting events annually and provide 24/7 access to Pac-12 teams and universities. The Pac-12 digital platform includes Pac-12.com, the official athletic websites of member universities, mobile, social media and innovative digital initiatives across the company. The Pac-12 Networks are wholly owned by the 12 member institutions of the Pac-12 Conference.