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Entering the late night NFL match-up of the Los Angeles Chargers versus the Denver Broncos on the Sep. 11 edition of ESPN’s “Monday Night Football“, Beth Mowins — the first female play-by-play announcer on an NFL game since 1987 — was supposed to be the top star of the broadcast.
But a new personality unexpectedly emerged on the night — Sergio Dipp, a regular on Spanish-language NFL telecasts on the international outlet ESPN Latin America, offered an awkwardly non-descript sideline report stating he was “on the field, from up-close just watching” new Broncos head coach Vance Joseph “from here… you watch him now on the screen.” Dipp further exclaimed about Joseph, “And here is, having the time of his life this night making his head coaching debut.”
Dipp’s report spawned a flurry of tweets reacting to his spot:
On the following morning, Dipp himself reflected on his infamous report and the subsequent social media reaction: