Chesney: “I would love to do Super Bowl halftime”

Earlier today I wrote that Kenny Chesney was in Miami last week “lobbying” to play Super Bowl halftime at the 2011 game at Cowboys Stadium in Dallas.

Kenny Chesney said he'd like to do Super Halftime Show

(Chesney got an assist on the subject from friend Mike Greenberg)

Friday morning Chesney guested on Mike & Mike In The Morning on ESPN Radio and couldn’t have made his desire more plain.

Chesney was asked by Mike Greenberg if he was interested in performing during Super Bowl halftime: “I would love to do halftime at the Super Bowl. That’d be fun. If I do Super Bowl halftime next year, it’s all because of Greeny (Greenberg). Because he brought it up and Mike (show co-host Golic).” (audio)

Chesney later joked that if he did the Super Bowl halftime show in Dallas, he’d want Golic and Greenberg on stage with him. At least I hope he was joking.

Greenburg is apparently good friends with Chesney, so it probably wasn’t a coincidence that the subject came up. At the very least, we now know that Chesney is enthusiastic about the prospect, just as my source reported to me.