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    Pat Summerall Passes at age 82

    Pat Summerall Dead At 82

    I always liked him, the straight man to John Madden's craziness.




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    Re: Pat Summerall Passes at age 82

    ''Oh no! There's a man down.'' - Pat Summerall - Madden 64.

    I loved this guy when he was in the booth. Had such a classic, easy to listen to voice. For some reason though, I can only think of that line when a player got injured in Madden 64. He was a legend in the broadcasting booth and will be missed.



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    Re: Pat Summerall Passes at age 82

    Great voice. Surprised he lasted this long. He really hit the sauce



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    Re: Pat Summerall Passes at age 82

    Understated and a perfect balance to Madden

    We're losing a great generation of sports broadcasters

    ...and Brent Musburger ain't on the list of great broadcasters



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    Re: Pat Summerall Passes at age 82

    So would rather listen to him than about anybody out there now.


    "So let me get this straight: you want to fly on a magic carpet, to see the king of the potato people, and plead with him for your freedom... and you're telling me you're completely sane? I think that calls for two hours of W-O-O."

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    Re: Pat Summerall Passes at age 82

    Not only was he a great football commentator, but he was really great commentating tennis. The US Open tennis was not the same after he departed.



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    Re: Pat Summerall Passes at age 82

    Will always remember that distinct voice. Was not too much of a Madden fan. Thought Summerall captained that ship. Had forgot he did tennis - that is a very good call. Really, would probably had watched a game of chess he called, at least just a little bit, to hear his unique voice/call of the action.

    Almost the same as Keith Jackson for college football. Just dating myself, I suppose.


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    Re: Pat Summerall Passes at age 82

    This is just what football was meant to sound like:



    "So let me get this straight: you want to fly on a magic carpet, to see the king of the potato people, and plead with him for your freedom... and you're telling me you're completely sane? I think that calls for two hours of W-O-O."

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    Re: Pat Summerall Passes at age 82

    That's how I remember him..



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    Re: Pat Summerall Passes at age 82

    "The Jets have won the toss and have elected not to play."

    Awesome.


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    Re: Pat Summerall Passes at age 82

    Quote Originally Posted by Sigmapolis View Post
    This is just what football was meant to sound like:



    Good lord, after watching this:
    frank caliendo - YouTube


    I forget who is who...Caliendo is so dead on.


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    Re: Pat Summerall Passes at age 82

    He coached Burt Reynolds while at Florida St ?? Now I realize FSU wasn't the powerhouse it is now, but still that is cool trivia.


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    Re: Pat Summerall Passes at age 82

    He was one of the guys that I wish more broadcasters would sit and study. The guy would call a game and it was seemless. You almost didn't realize he was even there. Half the time today I'm saying, "Shut up so I can watch the game!" Pat wasn't like that. The man was awesome at what he did. He will be greatly missed.



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    Re: Pat Summerall Passes at age 82

    Quote Originally Posted by Sigmapolis View Post
    This is just what football was meant to sound like:

    Lol Madden. "Does tie base go to the defense?" Short pause. Pat: "I don't think so."



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