ESPN rehires Keyshawn Dan Leberfeld

*ESPN has reached a multi-year agreement with Keyshawn Johnson that includes a multi-faceted new role on television and ESPN Radio. The Super Bowl champion wide receiver will work as a Los Angeles-based NFL analyst and become a regular daily host for ESPNLA 710 AM, ESPN’s owned radio station in Los Angeles.

In his NFL analyst role, Johnson will make regular appearances on SportsCenter and ESPN’s NFL shows from the company’s Los Angeles Production Center. He will also contribute features to Sunday NFL Countdown. Details on his ESPNLA host role will be announced in the coming weeks.

Johnson’s first appearance in his new position will be Tuesday, Sept. 6, on SportsCenter.

Johnson, who joined ESPN in 2007, has been a NFL analyst on Sunday NFL Countdown and Monday Night Countdown in Bristol since he retired from pro football. The No. 1 overall pick in the 1996 NFL Draft and a member of the Super Bowl XXXVII champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Johnson played 11 NFL seasons for the New York Jets, Bucs, Dallas Cowboys and Carolina Panthers.

In addition to his work on ESPN’s NFL studio shows, Johnson was executive producer for ESPN Films’ 2015 30 for 30 documentary Trojan War about USC.

*Press release