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College Football World Reacts To Significant 'College GameDay' News

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This Saturday's edition of College Gameday will likely be the last for one of the show's most noteworthy figures. 

Chris "The Bear" Fallica - who joined the set of ESPN's highly-popular College Gameday in 1996 - will reportedly leave ESPN for Fox after this weekend's slate of games. 

Fallica is rumored to be joining Fox's Big Noon Kickoff, joining Tom Rinaldi as the second huge ESPN personality to leave the company in the past two years. 

"The Bear's" departure from College Gameday has generated a ton of reactions across social media. Several of his fans and colleagues have taken to twitter to share their thoughts on the breaking news this Thursday.  

"Congratulations Chris Fallica one of the best in the business, who is moving to Fox. They are building a powerhouse in College Football," Brian Gottfried posted Thursday. 

Several other twitter users hinted that Fallica's departure might cause issues over at ESPN. 

"Huge loss for ESPN. CONGRATULATIONS Chris Fallica," an Alabama fan posted in relation to the news. 

Some listeners of Fallica's podcast, "Stanford Steve and The Bear," also expressed concern that the move to Fox might impact the show. 

"Congrats Chris Fallica but selfishly this sucks! Hope to hear one last podcast with 'Stanford Steve'," a fan of Fallica's podcast wrote. 

With Fallica's recent move away from ESPN, the competition for viewership between College Gameday and Fox's Big Noon Kickoff will certainly be worth watching next season.