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Caliendo joins ESPN's 'NFL Countdown'

Comedian Frank Caliendo is no stranger to ESPN, having worked with "Mike and Mike." Frank Dale/ESPN Radio

Comedian and impressionist Frank Caliendo is joining ESPN’s "Sunday NFL Countdown" as a contributor.

“As a sports fan, ESPN has always been the place to be,” Caliendo told ESPN Front Row. “This network is why I graduated [from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee] with a broadcasting degree in the first place — and now I finally get to use my degree!”

Caliendo will make a handful of other appearances on the three-hour pregame show during the regular season and playoffs, primarily in taped comedy segments. His first appearance is Sunday.