Hank Williams Jr.'s iconic song returning to Monday Night Football

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    Hank Williams Jr. will be bringing his rowdy friends back to ESPN on Monday nights this fall.

    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.

    ESPN pulled the song midseason in 2011, following controversial comments made by Williams on Fox News that compared then-President Barack Obama golfing with then-Rep. House Speaker John Boehner to a meeting of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Adolf Hitler. Williams also called Obama and Joe Biden "the enemy."

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