Brent Musburger is one of the most versatile and talented broadcasters in the industry.
A preeminent voice of college football and college basketball play-by-play, Musburger also hosted the 1991 Pan American Games from Cuba. He served as the pregame and half-time host on ABC Sports' coverage of Super Bowl XXV, marking the 16th time he had participated in the coverage of the nation's most popular sports spectacular. He covered the World Track & Field Championships and U.S. Outdoor Track and Field Championships in 1995; and has served as host of ABC's golf telecasts.
Prior to joining ABC Sports, Musburger was a member of CBS Sports' announce team from 1975. He anchored "The NFL Today" pregame, halftime and post-game National Football League broadcasts. Additionally, he was the lead play-by-play announcer for the NCAA Final Four Basketball Tournament. Brent also hosted "CBS Sports Saturday/Sunday," the U.S. Open Tennis Championships, the National Basketball Association Finals, the Masters Tournament and the Pan American Games.
While attending Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism, Brent was lured away to the Chicago American, where he became an award-winning sportswriter. His broadcast career started when he joined WBBM Radio in Chicago in 1968 as Sports Director. He was later named Sports Director of WBBM-TV before moving to Los Angeles to co-anchor the nightly news for KNXT-TV.
Born May 26, 1939, Brent lives in Weston, Connecticut, with his wife, Arlene, and their two sons.