Paul Daliano is a “cunning, smart, talented, funny, generous man,” Fox Sports CEO Paul Levesque said in a statement.
“Paul’s passion for the game of football will carry him far in the future, and we wish him all the best in his future endeavours.”
Dalianos father, Paul Dola, is also an analyst for Fox Sports, as are the rest of his family.
A member of the ESPN family since 1993, Levesq said DalianoS dad is a big fan of his son and that he would be honored to welcome him back to ESPN.
“We are excited to welcome Paul to ESPN as we continue to build our coverage team and our brand,” Levesques statement said.
“I am honored to have Paul join ESPN and wish him well in his endeavors.”
Dolan, a former NFL quarterback, won the 2010 Super Bowl with the New England Patriots and was a part of the 2008 and 2012 Super Bowl champions.
He played collegiately at Ohio State and was an offensive tackle for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Dolan has also played on the NBC broadcast team, most recently with the NFL Network in 2015.
His new contract will be effective on March 31, 2019.
Dalianosi was born in Naples, Italy, and moved to the United States at age 13.
His family is originally from Sicily, but he was raised in Tampa Bay, Fla., where his father played football for the St. Petersburg Saints and played for the Buccaneers.
He started at age 15 and became a professional in 2009, appearing in a pair of games for the Bucs before signing with the Minnesota Vikings in 2013.
He signed with the Falcons in 2014, but was cut in 2017.
Dola played two seasons for the Jets and spent three seasons with the Cincinnati Bengals before being traded to the St Louis Rams last year.
Dolfi is also a member of Fox Sports Radio’s “The Score” and a co-host of Fox Soccer’s “Fox Sports 1” on SiriusXM.
He currently hosts a morning show on Sirius XM, where he is the host of the daily program “The Dolfin Report” on the network.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.