Loran Smith Leaves Sideline For UGA Football Broadcasts
August 27, 2010 at 4:44 AM (PT)
Longtime UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA football radio sideline reporter LORAN SMITH will be replaced on the sidelines after 36 years by former ABC affiliate WSB-TV/ATLANTA Sports Dir. CHUCK DOWDLE this season. SMITH remains as co-host of the pre-game UGA Tailgate Show on the BULLDOGS' network, alongside NEIL WILLIAMSON. DOWDLE will continue to co-host BULLDOGS coach MARK RICHT's TV show, "INSIDE GEORGIA FOOTBALL."
In addition, former SOUTH CAROLINA, KENTUCKY, VANDERBILT, OLE MISS and MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE football voice CHARLIE MCALEXANDER, who joined UGA as Assistant to the Dean at the GRADY COLLEGE OF JOURNALISM in 2009, is joining JEFF DANTZLER for the first four hours of radio pre-game programming, with former players KEVIN BUTLER and DAVID GREENE joining DANTZLER for the post-game show.
The BULLDOGS air on a network produced by ISP SPORTS headed by longtime flagship COX RADIO Talk WSB-A-WBTS/ATLANTA.