In case you were worried…

Beth Mowins will not be calling Georgia’s opener.  These folks will:


Filed under ESPN Is The Devil, Georgia Football

45 responses to “In case you were worried…

  1. bucketheridge

    I’ve always like McDonough. His career stalled, if not regressed, sometime in the late 90s or so. He used to call the SEC on CBS, and we all know his call on the SId Bream slide.

    I believe I’ve read somewhere that he’s a bit salty which is why he hasn’t progressed up the card. He certainly can be on the air.


    • stoopnagle

      Yeah, it took me awhile to get over his sarcasm; but I think he’s toned it down some.


    • mp

      He was offline for a number of years. He got a DWI in the early 2000s (crashed into a building in Boston) and then took time to work through alcoholism before he was hired back into announcing at lower profile events.


    • Dylan Dreyer's Booty

      Salty is good in my book. It adds flavor. Did you ever eat bread made without salt?
      But, having said that the color person is the only one I care about; after all I can see what happened. Todd is as good as there is in that department.

      Liked by 1 person

    • unionjackgin

      Sean McDonough is salty? I wonder where he might have obtained that trait?

      His Dad was known for “rewarding his friends and slamming his enemies” in his columns. He called Roger Clemens the “Texas Con Man” after Clemens left the Red Sox.

      After Raymond Clayborn poked him in the eye in the locker room, the then 44 year old McDonough leveled the NFL cornerback.

      And then there is this … “McDonough remained lifelong friends with two other prominent South Boston Irishmen: Massachusetts political leader William “Billy” Bulger and his older brother, Boston organized crime boss James “Whitey” Bulger.[3]”


    • garageflowers

      You mean Skip Carey’s “Braves win! Braves win!” call?

      Liked by 1 person

  2. Salty Dawg

    No Mowins? There is a God!!!

    Liked by 5 people

  3. stoopnagle

    McDonough and Blackledge is about as good as you can get.

    Liked by 6 people

  4. Derek

    I find it best not to listen to any of them.

    I just want an ambient noise option.


  5. David D

    Shut up, Gary! (Just getting in practice…)

    Liked by 4 people

  6. back9k9

    Beth Mowins’s voice is nails on the chalkboard bad. That she tries to sound like a man is nauseating.

    Liked by 2 people

  7. Clayton Joiner

    I think Beth will have the Team USA Softball exhibition game on the deuce….


  8. 3rdandGrantham

    I personally never been a huge fan of Sean McDonough. Again, it’s a personal opinion, but I just don’t think he has a good broadcasting voice. It’s not a pleasing tone, as it’s nasally and his high pitch during big plays also is a turnoff.

    He’s basically the complete opposite of Munson, Gene Deckerhoff or Keith Jackson.

    Liked by 2 people

  9. She may not be my first choice, or second, or third, or fourth even, but Mowins doesn’t make me want to throw my TV out the window like Gary Daniels does.

    Liked by 3 people

  10. Hobnail_Boot

    Anyone but Nessler.


  11. Russ

    Eh, I’ve gotten over Beth Mowins. She is more knowledgeable than many of the other announcers and certainly seems more prepared.

    Liked by 3 people

  12. uga97

    Meh nothing much here except.Blackledge pulling in some extra B10 territory eyeballs


  13. Vin, Larry, and Keith – you are badly missed.

    What? No Eli Gold at Bama this season.

    Seriously, wishing Eli a swift recovery.


  14. D.N. Nation

    Aww boo, I like Mowins. She knows her stuff.

    My problems with Mowins games is Kirk Morrison on color, who adds nothing other than the occasional “wow.”

    Liked by 1 person

  15. McDonough is an idiot. He doesn’t know what’s going on on the field half the time. Blackledge bites his tongue a lot during their broadcasts.


  16. William Ferguson

    Reminds me of the good ole days – turn on the TV, turn down the volume, turn on Munson.

    Liked by 2 people

  17. David D

    Remember when Bill Curry and/or Bob Davie would be the color guys on The Deuce? It was worse than colonoscopy prep.

    Liked by 2 people

  18. RangerRuss

    Mowins is preferable to the junior senator from Alafucknbama calling a game.


  19. 93dawg

    Mowins sux. There’s really no nice way to say it. She’s usually on a West coast call or a nooner, so I wasn’t worried about her calling this game as she doesn’t get the big games (and there’s a reason). If men hate her calling a game, they’ll call us sexist. Every woman that I know that loves UGA football hate her too. It’s universal and crosses genders. She’s annoying to say the least. I’d listen to Gary Danielson for 168 straight hours over 1 minute of Beth Mowins.


  20. Godawg

    Anybody know if they are going to offer the “hometown” broadcast alternative for this game?

    We (the NE GA Mountains Alumni Chapter) are hosting a game watching party at the Ritz Theater in Toccoa (they serve alcohol if you’re interested) and I’d rather run that broadcast than these idiots.


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