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DAN DIERDORF RUMORS & GOSSIP

That Dan Dierdorf retirement did not last long

Last year, long-time NFL analyst Dan Dierdorf announced that he would retire from the broadcast booth and ride off into the sunset. Dierdorf cited the week-to-week travel to NFL cities and artificial joints that he said made broadcasting games a difficult grind over the past few years. Dierdorf told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch in January: “I just have to get away from going to...
Via Awful Announcing
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandstatter, Dierdorf team up to call Michigan football on radio

No one will question the credentials of Michigan's new radio team. Up until now, there were many questions about who would replace Frank Beckman, who was let go after 34 years as the play-by-play man on the Wolverines football network. As it turned out, Dave Brandon and IMG Radio looked only a couple feet. Jim Brandstatter, who was Beckman's color analyst for the entire 34...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Dan Dierdorf to Join Jim Brandstatter in the UM Radio Booth

It's official...former Michigan OL, college and pro football hall of famer Dan Dierdorf will join former Michigan teammate Jim Brandstatter in the booth for Michigan football radio broadcasts starting this fall. Jim will slide over to Frank Beckmann's former spot for play-by-play duties, and Dierdorf will handle color commentary.Obviously Dierdorf is a very recognizable...
Via Maize & Blue Nation
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Dan Dierdorf to join Jim Brandstatter in Michigan football booth

Teammates at Michigan in 1969 and 1970 will again be teaming up in the Michigan football press box: NFL Hall of Fame player and broadcaster Dan Dierdorf will be joining Jim Brandstatter in the radio booth for Wolverines football broadcasts on the Michigan IMG Radio Network beginning this fall. Brandstatter, who has served as the team’s color commentator on the flagship radio broadcast...
Via Detroit4lyfe
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Dierdorf to retire from broadcasting

If Dan Dierdorf could beam himself into the press boxes of NFL stadiums around the country, he might keep calling games a few more decades. But with two artificial knees, two artificial hips and a bad back, the travel required by his analyst job for CBS just became too much. The 64-year-old Hall of Famer announced Wednesday he would retire after this season -- his 43rd straight...
Via AP on Fox
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

CBS Sports Dan Dierdorf to Retire After 2013 NFL Season

Dan Dierdorf has been affiliated with the NFL for 43 years whether it was playing for the St. Louis Cardinals or as a television analyst for CBS Sports. However, CBS Sports is now reporting that Dierdorf has decided to retire from the NFL altogether. “I have been blessed to spend my entire life in the game I love. I had an opportunity to go from the field directly to the broadcast...
Via BlackSportsOnline
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Dan Dierdorf retiring from broadcasting after 2013 season

Tweet Although many viewers aren’t fans of the broadcasting talents of Hall of Fame offensive lineman Dan Dierdorf, he’s somehow managing to hang around the booth for 30 years. That run will be coming to end, as CBS announced Wednesday that Dierdorf will be retiring from broadcasting at the conclusion of the 2013 season. “I have been blessed to...
Via Los That Sports Blog
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Dierdorf to retire from broadcasting after season

Hall of Famer Dan Dierdorf is retiring from broadcasting after 43 straight years involved with the NFL. CBS announced Wednesday that he will leave the booth after this season. The 64-year-old Dierdorf has called NFL games for three decades, the longest current tenure by a TV analyst. He played offensive line for the St. Louis Cardinals from 1971-83, earning All-Pro honors six times...
Via AP on Fox
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Dan Dierdorf retiring from CBS after this season

There will be a new face calling NFL Playoff games for CBS after the 2014 season.  Longtime NFL analyst Dan Dierdorf is stepping away from the broadcast booth after this season.  The Hall of Fame lineman has been a fixture in NFL booths for the better part of four decades with ABC's Monday Night Football and CBS's AFC package.  In the last several years, he's worked...
Via Awful Announcing
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss
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