Legendary announcer evokes memories at Sanford Stadium.
Saturday, December 10, 2011
Saturday, November 26, 2011
CBS Sports broadcaster and columnist recalls the legendary voice from his student days.
Monday, November 21, 2011
Legendary announcer dies Sunday in Athens at 89.
Larry Munson, whose gravelly and enthusiastic voice became synoymous with University of Georgia football, died Sunday in Athens at age 89, according to news reports. "If you ask the average Georgia fan who best represents the spirit of Georgia football, it wouldn't be a player or a coach," former Georgia quarterback (1973-76) and head coach (1989-95) Ray Goff told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. "It would be Larry Munson. He cared about Georgia and our fans loved him for it. There will never be another one like him." Such was the devotion to Munson that usually when a Bulldogs game was televised, fans would simply mute the TV and tune in Munson on the radio to hear how he described the action. From 1966 to 2008, the Minnesota native had …