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CBS Sports' Jim Nantz named Rozelle Award winner

Posted on: July 6, 2011 3:44 pm
Edited on: July 6, 2011 4:10 pm
 
Posted by Will Brinson

CBS Sports' own Jim Nantz, one of the all-time great NFL announcers, was named the Rozelle Award winner by the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Wednesday.

Nantz will be presented with the award, which recognizes “long-time exceptional contributions to radio and television in professional football, at the Hall of Fame Enshrinees' Dinner on August 5 in Canton, Ohio.

“It’s one of the greatest honors you could ever receive in our industry,” says Nantz. “I’m grateful to the Pro Football Hall of Fame for this recognition and thrilled to be in the company of the past recipients of the Pete Rozelle Award.”
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Nantz, best known as the lead play-by-play voice on CBS Sports' "The NFL Today" and as the voice of the Masters, is a five-time Sportscaster of the Year award winner and a two-time Emmy-Award winner.

In becoming the youngest-ever winner of the Rozelle Award, Nantz joins legendary television names like Dan Dierdorf, Dick Enberg, Ed Sabol, Don Meredith, Pat Summerall, Frank Gifford and Jack Buck (to name a few) on an exclusive list of television and radio greats.

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Since: Aug 27, 2010
Posted on: July 7, 2011 8:13 am
 

CBS Sports' Jim Nantz named Rozelle Award winner

So is this the same award for most man-love for Peyton Manning, Tom Brady, and Tiger Woods? This guy is pathetic, has no pizzaz, and is BORING to listen to, especially when all he does is scuk up to the three athletes I just mentioned. Not to mention one cheats, and the other uses HGH. "Voice of the Masters?" Please. He sucks.



Since: Mar 18, 2009
Posted on: July 6, 2011 11:00 pm
 

CBS Sports' Jim Nantz named Rozelle Award winner

It's nice to see Nantz recognized for his outstanding work.  He may have received a number of these awards by now if he hadn't have had to share the microphone with idiot stuck Phil Simms (you know, the who always says things like "You said it right, Jim."  Yes, that idiot).



Since: Jan 21, 2007
Posted on: July 6, 2011 10:38 pm
 

CBS Sports' Jim Nantz named Rozelle Award winner

Will you're really streching things a bit when mentioning Dan Dierdorf as being on a exclusive list and radio greats. Dan Dierdorf has no knowledge of football strategy unlike the late Hank Stram or Dick Vermeil. It seems to me that former coaches make better analysts than former players.



Since: Apr 14, 2011
Posted on: July 6, 2011 9:56 pm
 

CBS Sports' Jim Nantz named Rozelle Award winner

Oh.  You are right.  Actually the Patriot's Jim died in 1992.  He was only 49.  It's a sad story.  He suffered a stroke and a heart attack in 1983 at age 41 and was left partially paralyzed.  His daughter Nicole also died in 1992.  The N.F.L. needs to take care of its legacy players.



Since: Jun 9, 2011
Posted on: July 6, 2011 9:54 pm
 

CBS Sports' Jim Nantz named Rozelle Award winner

Oh yeah I can't forget Tim Brando, Al Michaels, Keith Jackson, Mike Tirico, and Brent Musberger.



Since: Jun 9, 2011
Posted on: July 6, 2011 9:49 pm
 

CBS Sports' Jim Nantz named Rozelle Award winner

Congrats to Mr Nantz, I really enjoy hearing him as a play by play announcers, one of my favs, along with John Madden, Greg Gumble, and Marv Albert.



Since: Oct 14, 2009
Posted on: July 6, 2011 6:37 pm
 

CBS Sports' Jim Nantz named Rozelle Award winner

That was a different Jim Nantz who played for the Patriots.


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