Former NFL Player Nate Burleson To Join ‘CBS Mornings’

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Former NFL player Nate Burleson will be the new co-host of CBS Mornings.

According to the Associated Press, the 40-year-old, who has been part of CBS Sports since 2017, will join  Gayle King and Tony Dokoupil on September 7. 

Burleson told the Associated Press, “We’re talking about a wide variety of things. So being able to stay on your toes, be reactive, and then turn that into an informative, entertaining uplifting show, that’s the challenge.”

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He continued, “But to be honest with you, I don’t look at it like a challenge. These are the things that I’m interested in and I talk about when I go home. Now, I get to join a crew and deliver this information to the viewer on a daily basis.”

Burleson was in  the NFL for 11 seasons, playing with the Seattle Hawkins and Minnesota Vikings. Michael Strahan, another former NFL player who has been co-hosting Good Morning America since 2016, reportedly called Nate Burleson and offered advice.

CBS Mornings airs weekdays from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. EST.

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