In August 2015, it was revealed that he would join Fox Sports beginning in September—a deal which includes his radio show moving to Fox Sports Radio and Fox Sports 1.
He stated about Taylor's turnaround: "Well, yeah, just because you clean the rug doesn't mean you got everything out.Sometimes you've got stains, stuff so deep it never ever leaves." Taylor's death was later found to be the result of a botched robbery, and the robbers hadn't known Taylor was home when they entered.Cowherd was roommates with Coach Jim Mc Elwain (University of Florida head coach) at Eastern Washington. His father Charles was an optometrist and his British-born mother Patricia a housewife. Cowherd grew up in Grayland, Washington, a small fishing village about 130 miles away from Seattle.His parents divorced while he was a young age due to his father's alcoholism and he and his sister were raised mainly by their mother.On August 12, 2015, it was officially announced that Cowherd would join Fox Sports with a four-year deal.
The Herd moved to Premiere Networks and Fox Sports Radio on September 8, 2015, and its TV simulcast moved to Fox Sports 1. Cowherd also serves as a contributor to Fox NFL Kickoff.
In 2003, Cowherd was selected to replace Tony Kornheiser for the late-morning time slot (10 AM – 1 PM ET) on ESPN Radio.
Cowherd's show, The Herd with Colin Cowherd, is a syndicated talk radio show broadcast on Fox Sports Radio.
Demographics and regional preferences are frequent topics of his program.
The majority of his conversations primarily center around the National Football League (NFL), college football, and the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Network president John Skipper stated that Cowherd's presence had been "mutually beneficial", going on to say that "he came to national prominence on ESPN with his unique perspective on sports and society.