Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Virginia Tech To Lose Radio Announcer

Bill Roth, who has been Virginia Tech's radio football and men's basketball play-by-play announcer for 27 years, will soon leave my alma mater to assume the same duties at UCLA.  He will replace Chris Roberts, who retired from his position at UCLA in March.  Roth was born in Mount Lebanon, PA, and graduated from Syracuse University.  On his football broadcasts, he was joined by color commentator Mike Burnop, a former Hokie tight end.

Read more at the Richmond Times-Dispatch, The Washington PostHokiesports(dot)com, the Daily Press and Virginia Tech's student newspaper, the Collegiate Times.  The first three links were found at TechSideline.

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