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UCF REWIND: ESPN’s Adam Amin on the 2017 War on I-4

ESPN play-by-play announcer Adam Amin joins Eric Lopez to talk about the legendary 2017 War on I-4

Adam Amin Molly McGrath Dusty Dvoracek ESPN Spectrum Stadium
Adam Amin (L) with broadcast partners Molly McGrath and Dusty Dvoracek on the field at Spectrum Stadium prior to the 2017 War on I-4.
Courtesy Adam Amin/Instagram

On this special UCF Rewind edition of the Black and & Gold Banneret Podcast, Eric Lopez speaks with ESPN broadcaster Adam Amin about the classic 2017 War on I-4 game between the South Florida Bulls and UCF Knights.

Amin discusses his upbringing in broadcasting and how he became one of the most versatile sports broadcasters in the country. He takes us behind scenes on how he prepared for the USF-UCF game, broadcasting at Spectrum Stadium, what it was like to cover Scott Frost with all the rumors swirling around his coaching future at the time, as well as some of the key parts of the game.

Amin breaks down some of his calls from the game and what that game meant to his career. He also discussed calling the NCAA Women’s Final Four in 2018 shortly after his dad’s passing and more.

You can also view our video rewind of the game here.

Clips courtesy ESPN.