When you think of legendary sports radio personalities, some names that immediately come to mind are ones like Harry Caray and Vin Scully. Those two ruled the baseball world for years, but one name synonymous with college football is former Georgia Bulldogs broadcaster Larry Munson.
Four years ago today, Munson passed away after more than 40 years of calling football for the Bulldogs. He is known for some of his unique play calls.
From the “hobnailed boot call”– which was one of Munson’s final calls before his retirement in 2008 — to the call of Herschel Walker’s first touchdown, he has always been known as one of the more iconic voices in college football.
He is probably best know for his call of Lindsay Scott’s touchdown run against Florida in 1980, the year they won their only national championship.
There will probably never be another voice like Munson’s to ever grace the radios of college football fans across the country. It may be years before we have another legend like him, but for now, the memories are the best things to hold on to.
Thank you, Larry.
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