Tuesday, April 16, 2013

RIP: NFL broadcaster & former player, Pat Summerall, dead at 82

A legend in broadcasting passes away.

Football fans will be sorry to hear that Pat Summerall, one of the most respected broadcasters for decades, has died at the age of 82, according to the Dallas Morning News.

The super voice is gone after suffering a cardiac arrest according to Jeff Carlton, spokesman for the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.

Here’s some backround on Summerall’s career. From 1962 to 2002 he worked a record 16 Super Bowls.

His minimalist staccato style was his trademark as the pre-eminent NFL voice for a generation of television viewers.Going to miss ya Pat!


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