Mike Grimm Named Football Voice Of University Of Minnesota
August 12, 2011 at 4:36 AM (PT)
The UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA and radio rights holder LEARFIELD SPORTS/GOPHER SPORTS PROPERTIES have named MIKE GRIMM as its new football play-by-play voice as the team's games move to CLEAR CHANNEL Sports KFAN/MINNEAPOLIS this season.
GRIMM, who joins longtime GOPHERS analyst DARRELL THOMPSON on the broadcasts, has been the radio voice of GOPHER basketball and studio host for football since 2006. He also co-hosts the school's coaches' shows with football coach JERRY KILL and men's basketball coach TUBBY SMITH.
KFAN afternoon DAN BARRIERO show producer JUSTIN GAARD will serve as sideline reporter, with MINNESOTA WILD studio host and Executive Producer KEVIN FAIRNESS as pre-game host and GOPHER women's basketball play-by-play announcer CORBU STATHES as halftime and post-game host and update anchor.