By Lynette Rice
June 29, 2012 at 12:00 PM EDT

Sportcaster Erin Andrews — best known to Dancing with the Stars fans as the gal who got to dance with Maks — is leaving ESPN and already generating interest from at least one competing network. is reporting that Fox Sports is hot on the trail of Andrews, whose contract expired this week. Her last gig for ESPN was during the ACC college basketball tourney in March. The network released this statement:  “Erin Andrews  is leaving ESPN. She did great work for us and we  made an aggressive offer to keep her. We wish her the best on her next chapter.”

Andrews first joined ESPN in 2004. She danced with Maksim Chmerkovskiy during the 10th season of DWTS and came in third.