Pat McAfee very quickly became one of the best things about Friday Night Smackdown. This is mostly because of his solid skills as a commentator and his energetic personality.

McAfee last competed against Happy Corbin at WWE SummerSlam, where he was able to win in the As previously reported, Pat McAfee will be joining ESPN’s ‘College Game’ broadcast full-time starting this Saturday in Austin, Texas from the Alabama vs. Texas match.

WWE’s Head Of Creative Triple H took to Twitter and commented on Pat McAfee’s new ESPN deal, as he gave huge props to Pat McAfee.

@PatMcAfeeShow approached us about his amazing opportunity with College GameDay. We’d never stand in Pat’s way, as he continues to architect his exceptional career. Pat will remain a member of the


@WWE Universe and we look forward to his return. #UpToSomethingSZN

Pat McAfee will also be taking a break from his obligations on Friday Night Smackdown. The Pat McAfee show has shown to be a strong brand over the years, especially during the regular season of the NFL. We’ll have to see when McAfee will be back in WWE.

What’s your take on Pat McAfee’s WWE hiatus? Sound off in the comments!

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