Jim Nantz

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Jim Nantz

Jim Nantz by set of The NFL Today, 2001.
Born James William Nantz, III
May 17, 1959 (1959-05-17) (age 55)
Charlotte, North Carolina[1]

James William Nantz, III (born May 17, 1959) is a personality with CBS Sports. He currently partners with Clark Kellogg and Steve Kerr for college basketball games, Nick Faldo for golf tournaments, and Phil Simms for NFL games.

His jobs include these:

  • NFL on CBS play-by-play/studio host
  • PGA Tour on CBS play-by-play
  • Olympics on CBS anchor
  • NBA on CBS play-by-play
  • NFL on CBS Radio play-by-play
  • College Basketball on CBS lead play-by-play/studio host
  • College football on CBS lead play-by-play
  • Tennis on CBS play-by-play
  • PGA Tour on BBC Open Championship play-by-play
  • BYU Cougars football play-by-play
  • Utah Jazz play-by-play
  • KSL-TV sports anchor in Salt Lake City Utah[2]

Nantz has been honored with the NSSA’s National Sportscaster of the Year award five times (1998, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009).[3] In 2011, Nantz was named as a recipient of the Pete Rozelle Radio-Television Award from the Pro Football Hall of Fame.[4]

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