Hank Williams Jr.

After the absolute debacle with Colin Kaeprnick and record losses in viewership, the NFL is getting back to its roots as Hank Williams Jr., returns to Monday Night Football this year.

Hank Williams Jr., pulled out of Monday Night Football back in October of 2011 when ESPN made the decision to drop Williams’s opening song “All My Rowdy Friends.”

ESPN dropped Williams after he spoke on Fox & Friends describing Barack Obama and John Boehner playing golf as “Hitler playing golf with Netanyahu.”

Williams’s noted, “After reading hundreds of e-mails, I have made my decision. By pulling my opening Oct. 3, you (ESPN) stepped on the toes of the First Amendment freedom of speech, so therefore me, my song and all my rowdy friends are out of here. It’s been a great run.”

Now that Barack Obama is out of office and the NFL saw a massive decrease in viewership last year due to Colin Kaepernick’s anti-American stance, they are getting back to what makes America great and Hank Williams Jr., is sure a part of that.

ESPN reported, “Williams will debut a new version of ‘All My Rowdy Friends,’ featuring its ‘Are you ready for some football?’ catchphrase, before the first Monday night game of the season, between the New Orleans Saints and Minnesota Vikings in Minneapolis on Sept. 11.”

“I think it’s a return to our past in that it’s such an iconic song associated with football,” said Stephanie Druley, ESPN’s senior vice president of events and studio production. “It belongs to Monday Night Football. It really is about returning to what fans know. It’s a Monday night party and that’s what we’re all hoping to get back to.”

The videos were all reportedly filmed on June 4 in Nashville. Along with Hank Williams Jr., they are to feature two surprise music acts.

Hank Williams was excited to be back with Monday Night Football. “I never said, ‘Are you ready for some football’ on stage one time the last five or six years, but I will now,” he said. “I’m feeling at home and it’s a real good thing … It’s kind of like the Nashville Predators playing for the Stanley Cup, it’s like ‘Wow.’”

Will you be watching Monday Night Football now that Hank Williams Jr., is back on board?

Source: Country Rebel

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