Jac Collinsworth joined NBC Sports Group as a host and reporter in March 2020. In his first assignment, Collinsworth serves as host of NBC Sports’ digital series, Distanced Training: Ready to Get Back in the Game, which showcases the home workouts and mental training of some of the world’s top professional, collegiate, and Olympic athletes.
Collinsworth, the son of NBC Sunday Night Football analyst Cris Collinsworth, previously worked for NBC Sports on Notre Dame Football in on- and off-camera capacities. He also served as NBC Olympics’ first-ever social media correspondent at the 2016 Rio Olympics.
With ESPN during the 2017-19 NFL seasons, Collinsworth interviewed star players and coaches – often in unconventional settings – showing their personalities and telling their stories. He also anchored NFL Live and hosted Sunday NFL Countdown segments. In July 2019, he was named host of The Huddle, the signature football program on ESPN’s ACC Network.
Previously – while a student at Notre Dame – Collinsworth worked on the sideline production team for Fighting Irish football games on NBC from 2013-17. In addition, he was a sideline reporter for NBC Sports telecasts of the Notre Dame Blue-Gold spring football game in 2016 and 2017. At the 2016 Rio Olympics, Collinsworth served as NBC Olympics’ social media correspondent, interviewing athletes as a part of the Olympic Late Night with Ryan Seacrest team.
Also, while in South Bend, Collinsworth created, produced and hosted a weekly ND Live digital series focused on the Notre Dame Football team. For three years, he filed weekly player features for head coach Brian Kelly’s nationally-syndicated television show, Inside Notre Dame Football, and was featured on Showtime’s A Season with Notre Dame Football, where he interviewed athletes on his weekly podcast. He also covered Notre Dame Pro Day in 2016 and 2017 for NFL Network. During his last two years of college, Collinsworth co-hosted The Student Section on Sirius XM.
A native of Fort Thomas, Kentucky, Collinsworth is a 2017 graduate of Notre Dame University with a degree in Film, Television and Theatre.