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Minnesota Vikings Broadcasters Books LLC

Minnesota Vikings Broadcasters

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Published June 19th 2010
ISBN : 9781158256808
Paperback
26 pages
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Chapters: Brad Nessler, Joe Starkey, Herb Carneal, Mike Mayock, John Carlson, List of Minnesota Vikings Broadcasters. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 24. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publishersMoreChapters: Brad Nessler, Joe Starkey, Herb Carneal, Mike Mayock, John Carlson, List of Minnesota Vikings Broadcasters. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 24. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Brad Nessler (born June 3, 1956 in St. Charles, Minnesota) is an American sportscaster, who currently calls college basketball and college football games for ESPN with occasional appearances on ESPN on ABC. He appears annually as a commentator in EA Sports NCAA Football. He began his professional broadcasting career sharing play-by-play radio duties with Al Ciraldo on Georgia Tech basketball on WGST-AM from 1980-81 through 1984-85, and handled the play-by-play for the Atlanta Falcons from 1982 to 1988 on WGST and WSB-AM before assuming the same position for the Minnesota Vikings during the 1988 and 1989 seasons. He has done play-by-play of ACC football and basketball for Jefferson Pilot telecasts. In 1990 and 1991, Nessler worked for CBS Sports, calling NFL games, college football, and college basketball (both mens and womens college basketball). Nesslers career with ESPN began in 1992 and expanded with the addition of ABC Sports assignments in 1997. From 200204, Nessler was a broadcaster for the NBA, including calling the 2003 NBA Finals. He appears annually as the play-by-play commentator in EA Sports NCAA Football. Also, his voice (and that of his broadcast partner, Dick Vitale) was featured in EA Sports NCAA March Madness video game series. When Nessler began calling college football for ABC in 1997 he was regarded as the #3 play-by-play man behind Keith Jackson and Brent Musburger. He was promoted to #2 upon Jacksons scaling back to West Coast games in 1999, and was the #1 Saturday afternoon play-by-play man through the 2008 season. In July 2009, ESPN announced that Nessler would move...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=428571