April 15, 2005
COLUMBIA, S.C. –
The USC Athletics Department and Gamecock Sports Properties proudly announce that the Gamecock football broadcast team of Todd Ellis (play-by-play announcer), Tommy Suggs (color analyst) and Rob DeBoer (sideline reporter) will return to the booth for the 2005 Gamecock football season.
“We are excited to have Todd, Tommy and Rob back in the booth for Coach Spurrier’s first season,” said Gamecock Sports Properties General Manager Liz McMillan. “They have proven to be a winning team and one that Gamecock fans young and old enjoy listening to.”
It will be the third year for Ellis as play-by-play announcer and 13th year with the Gamecock broadcast, Suggs’ 32nd year as color analyst and DeBoer’s second season as the sideline reporter.
“I am thrilled to be back with Tommy and Rob for another great season of Gamecock Football. Clearly ISP and Learfield Communications have high expectations for Coach Spurrier’s first season,” said Ellis. “All three of us look forward to delivering that excitement.”
The Spring Game on Saturday, April 16 will be broadcast on Newstalk 1320 WIS-AM with the pre-game show beginning at 12:40 pm with kick-off set for 1:06 pm. The game will be simulcast on www.uscsports.com.