Jim Nantz

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Jim Nantz
Jim Nantz by set of The NFL Today, 2001.
Personal information
Birth nameJames William Nantz, III
Born (1959-05-17) May 17, 1959 (age 63)
Charlotte, North Carolina[1]
SportLead Play-by-Play Announcer, NFL on CBS
Play-By-Play Broadcaster, College Basketball; Golf

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]

References[change | change source]

  1. CBS Sports Team: Jim Nantz Archived 2008-03-27 at the Wayback Machine, CBS Sports. Accessed April 4, 2008.
  2. "CBS Sports TV Team". CBS Sports. Archived from the original on 2012-10-21. Retrieved 2012-03-24.
  3. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-04-26. Retrieved 2012-09-18.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. "Jim Nantz named Rozelle Award winner". 2011-07-06.