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Brent Musburger Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Wife, VSiN and Net Worth.

Brent Musburger Biography

Brent Musburger (born Brent Woody Musburger) is an American sportscaster, currently the lead broadcaster and managing editor at Vegas Stats and Information Network (VSiN) and radio play-by-play voice for the Las Vegas Raiders.

Musburger played a reporter in Rocky II, and his character was immortalized in a 2006 action figure. On an episode of South Park, he also plays the right leg of the fictional monster Scuzzlebutt.

He also appeared in The Main Event and The Waterboy as a cameo. He portrayed Brent Mustangburger, a fictionalized version of himself, in Cars 2 and Planes. On the ABC sitcom Happy Endings, he played himself in the episode “Lying Around.”

Brent Musburger Age

Musburger is 82 years old as of 2021, he was born on May 26, 1939, in Portland, Oregon, United States.{more} He celebrates his birthday on 10 December every year and his birth sign is Gemini.

Brent Musburger Height and Weight

Musburger stands at an average height. He appears to be quite tall in stature if his photos, relative to his surroundings, are anything to go by. However, details regarding his actual height and other body measurements are currently not publicly available. We will update this section when the information is available.

Brent Musburger Education

Musburger attended Shattuck-St. Mary’s School in Faribault, Minnesota. Educated at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, he was kicked out for a year for owning and operating a car without a license.

Brent Musburger Family, Parents, and Siblings

Musburger was born in Portland, Oregon, and raised in Billings, Montana, the son of Beryl Ruth (Woody) and Cec Musburger. His brother, Todd Musburger, is a prominent sports agent.

Brent Musburger Husband, Wife, Dating

Musburger currently shares a blissful marital relationship with his longtime boyfriend, Arlene Clare Sander. The couple did their wedding in 1963.

Brent Musburger Salary

Details about Musburger’s salary are not yet disclosed. However, information about how much he makes will be updated as soon as it is available.

Brent Musburger Net Worth

Musburger’s net worth is estimated to be between $1 million and $5 million. This includes his assets, money and income. His primary source of income is his career as a journalist. Through his various sources of income, Musburger has been able to accumulate a good fortune but prefers to lead a modest lifestyle.

Brent Musburger Measurements and Facts

Here are some interesting facts and body measurements you should know about Brent Musburger.

Brent Musburger Wiki

  • Full Names: Brent Woody Musburger
  • Popular As: Musburger
  • Gender: Male
  • Occupation / Profession: Sportscaster
  • Nationality: American
  • Race / Ethnicity: White
  • Religion: Christianity
  • Sexual Orientation: Straight

Brent Musburger Birthday

  • Age / How Old?: 82 (2021)
  • Zodiac Sign: Gemini
  • Date of Birth: May 26, 1939
  • Place of Birth: Portland, Oregon, U.S.
  • Birthday: May 26th

Brent Musburger Body Measurements

  • Body Measurements: Not Available
  • Height / How Tall?: Not Known
  • Weight: Not Known
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Shoe Size: Not Available
  • Chest Size: Not Available
  • Waist Size: Not Available
  • Biceps Size: Not Available

Brent Musburger Family and Relationship

  • Father (Dad): Cec Musburger
  • Mother: Beryl Musburger
  • Siblings (Brothers and Sisters): Todd Musburger
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Wife/Spouse: Arlene Sander (m. 1963)
  • Children: Scott Musburger, Blake Musburger

Brent Musburger Net Worth and Salary

  • Net Worth: $1 million and $5 million
  • Salary: Under Review
  • Source of Income: Sportscaster

Brent Musburger Career

Musburger started his career as a sportswriter for the now-defunct Chicago American, where he worked alongside legendary sportswriter Warren Brown. During the 1968 Summer Olympics, Musburger wrote a column about Tommie Smith and John Carlos’s protest of racial injustice in the United States with a Black Power salute on the medal stand. In it, he stated that “Smith and Carlos resembled a couple of black-skinned storm troopers,” who were “ignoble,” “juvenile,” and “unimaginative.”

During a 2019 discussion, Carlos later told Jemele Hill that “Brent Musburger does not exist in my mind. He meant nothing to me 51 years ago. He means nothing to me right now. Because he has been proven to be incorrect.”

Musburger began a 22-year career with CBS in 1968, first as a sports anchor for WBBM radio and later for WBBM-TV. Musburger moved to Los Angeles in the mid-1970s to anchor news and sports for KNXT (now KCBS-TV); he co-anchored KNXT’s evening newscasts with Connie Chung from 1978 to 1980, when he joined CBS Sports full-time.

Musburger told the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast in 2020 that he has always won bets on the length of the Super Bowl national anthem by having his friends attend the rehearsal the day before the game and time it: “Some people have lip-synched it and that was an easy win because that recording is automatic.”

Brent Musburger CBS Sports

Musburger began doing play-by-play for CBS Sports in late 1973. He began by covering regular-season National Football League games (future The NFL Today co-host Irv Cross was also covering NFL games at the time). Musburger was paired with either Tommy Mason or Bart Starr for color commentary.

Wayne Walker would be paired with Musburger in the booth a year later. By 1975, Musburger had progressed from doing NFL play-by-play (and other items, mostly on CBS’ Sports Saturday/Sunday programs) to becoming the network’s National Football League studio show, The NFL Today.

Musburger found himself covering a lot of assignments for CBS Sports all of a sudden. Other events he covered as a studio host or play-by-play announcer included college football and basketball, the National Basketball Association, horse racing, and the U.S.

Open (tennis) tournament, and The Master’s golf tournament. He would even lend his talents to weekend afternoon fares such as The World’s Strongest Man contests and the like. Musburger also called Major League Baseball games for CBS Radio.

The NFL Today

Musburger’s association with The NFL Today, however, is what made him famous. During his tenure, CBS’ NFL pregame show was consistently the highest-rated pregame show in the country. Musburger’s show-opening teases to the various games CBS would cover, along with live images from the various stadiums, were one of the program’s trademarks. “You are looking live at…”

Musburger’s accompanying intro to each visual became one of his catchphrases. When promoting the network, his voice frequently trailed off on the final letter of “CBS” (“C.B. eeezz”), creating yet another catchphrase. On October 27, 1980, Musburger got into a fistfight with The NFL Today’s betting analyst Jimmy “The Greek” Snyder in a Manhattan bar.

The fist-fight incident, however, was quickly dismissed as water under the bridge when the two cheerfully appeared on The NFL Today the following week while wearing boxing gloves on camera.

CBS departure

Musburger was CBS’s top sportscaster by the late 1980s. He served as the primary host and play-by-play announcer for the NBA Finals, college basketball, football, the Belmont Stakes, and the College World Series.

He also hosted a CBS New Year’s Eve countdown. Musburger is credited with coining the term “March Madness” to refer to the annual NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Championship tournament. CBS underwent a significant management change in early 1990. Musburger was fired from CBS in the early morning hours of April 1, 1990.

His final assignment for CBS came the following evening when he did play-by-play for the 1990 NCAA men’s basketball championship game between Duke and UNLV. After the game, Musburger thanked the audience, CBS Sports, and the analysts he had worked with over the years, including Billy Packer, who was standing next to him.

Musburger had been scheduled to handle play-by-play duties for CBS’s television coverage of Major League Baseball later that month when he was fired (which he initially mistook for an April Fools’ joke); he was replaced in that capacity by Jack Buck. Greg Gumbel took over his position at The NFL Today. Jim Nantz took over as the lead play-by-play announcer for college basketball.

ABC Sports and ESPN

Musburger considered several job offers after being fired from CBS, including one to return to Chicago and work at WGN-TV. Musburger found work at ABC. With Al Michaels firmly established as ABC’s top broadcaster, Musburger concentrated on college football and basketball.

Following his hiring, the merger of ABC and ESPN under the Disney umbrella allowed him to work on ESPN as well (increasingly since 2006), including Major League Baseball, NBA games, ESPN Radio, golf tournaments, horse racing, the Indianapolis 500, Little League World Series, soccer games, college football, and even some NFL games (including hosting halftime duties for Monday Night Football and Wild Card round games).

Musburger was also the primary studio host for ABC’s coverage of the 1998 World Cup and the 2006 World Cup, as well as the studio host for ESPN and ABC’s NASCAR coverage. He has also hosted Tour de France coverage for ABC.

Major League Baseball

Musburger and Jim Kaat called Games 3-5 of the American League Division Series between the Seattle Mariners and the New York Yankees for ABC in association with The Baseball Network in 1995. The fifth and most contentious game went into the bottom of the 11th inning before Seattle won it with a double that scored both Joey Cora and Ken Griffey Jr., sending them to the League Championship Series for the first time in franchise history.

No balls and a strike to Martínez. Line drive, we are tied! Griffey is coming around! In the corner is Bernie. He’s going to try to score! Here’s the division championship! Mariners win it! Mariners win it!

Musberger’s dramatic call implied incorrectly that Bernie Williams fielded the double in left. At the time, Bernie was playing center field. Gerald Williams was playing the ball in left field and making a late throwback to the infield.

Musburger and Jim Kaat later called Games 1-2 of the 1995 American League Championship Series for NBC, while Bob Costas and Bob Uecker called the rest of the games.

College football

Musburger has called seven BCS National Championship games for ESPN and ABC, including 2000, 2004, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014 games. Musburger co-hosted ABC Sports’ college football primetime series with analysts Bob Davie and Kirk Herbstreit beginning in 2006.

Musburger presided over the 2007 Rose Bowl in place of the retiring Keith Jackson. During his time at ABC, he also called games for ESPN. During the 2013 BCS National Championship Game between Alabama and Notre Dame, the camera pans to Katherine Webb, who is cheering on her boyfriend, Alabama quarterback A. J. McCarron.

Musburger, struck by Webb’s beauty, remarked, “I’m telling you, you quarterbacks get all the hot girls. What a lovely lady. Wow!” and continued to comment in a similar manner. The following day, ESPN apologized for his remarks, saying they “went too far.”

The controversy died down quickly after that, owing largely to Webb’s statement that Musburger’s comments did not bother her in the least. Musburger jokingly revisited the incident as the Raiders’ new radio broadcaster in 2018, welcoming the now-married McCarrons to Oakland after the Raiders acquired AJ from the Buffalo Bills.

Musburger’s time on Saturday Night Football came to an end in 2014, when he and Jesse Palmer were named ESPN’s lead game commentators for college football coverage on the SEC Network. Musburger did, however, call a few games on ESPN and ABC after that.

VSIN, Oakland/Las Vegas Raiders

Musburger made controversial remarks about then-University of Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon during the 2017 Sugar Bowl, which took place in early January. Mixon had previously punched and broken the jaw of a woman.

Later that month, Musburger announced his retirement from play-by-play broadcasting, with his final game at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky, on January 31, 2017. Musburger stated that he intended to assist his family in establishing sports handicapping business in Las Vegas, host a sports gambling show on Sirius XM Radio, and enjoy personal travel.

The Vegas Stats & Information Network (VSiN) is the first multichannel network dedicated to sports gambling information, broadcasting from a custom-built studio at the South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa. Musburger is the network’s managing editor and hosts the show My Guys in the Desert.

On July 17, 2018, it was reported that Musburger would be making his return to the broadcast booth, this time as the new radio voice for the Oakland Raiders under a three-year contract (which included its inaugural season in Las Vegas in 2020), succeeding Greg Papa. Musburger continued as an announcer in 2021.

Brent Musburger Career timeline

  • 1973–75: NFL on CBS play-by-play
  • 1975–80; 1983–89: NBA on CBS play-by-play (lead play-by-play, 1975–80)
  • 1975–89: The NFL Today studio host
  • 1976–89: US Open (tennis) play-by-play
  • 1981–84: College Basketball on CBS studio host
  • 1983–88: The Masters studio host
  • 1984–89: NCAA Football on CBS play-by-play (lead play-by-play, 1984–88)
  • 1984: World Series commentator for CBS Radio Network
  • 1985–90: College Basketball on CBS lead play-by-play
  • 1990–96: Monday Night Football studio host
  • 1990–2009: College Basketball on ABC play-by-play
  • 1990–2014: College Football on ABC play-by-play
  • 1990–2017: College Basketball on ESPN play-by-play
  • 1991–92, 1997–98, 2000–11: Little League World Series play-by-play
  • 1992–96: PGA Tour on ABC host
  • 1993, 1997, 2003, 2007–14, 2016: Rose Bowl play-by-play
  • 1994–95: Baseball Night in America #2 play-by-play for ABC
  • 1996–2004: NBA Finals play-by-play for ESPN Radio
  • 1998, 2006: World Cup studio host
  • 2000, 2004, 2010–14: BCS National Championship Game play-by-play (television)
  • 2002–06: NBA on ESPN and NBA on ABC play-by-play
  • 2005–12: Indianapolis 500 studio host
  • 2006–13: Saturday Night Football play-by-play
  • 2007: NASCAR on ABC studio host
  • 2007–09: BCS National Championship Game play-by-play (ESPN Radio)
  • 2014–17: SEC Network lead play-by-play
  • 2017–present: Vegas Stats & Information Network
  • 2018–present: Oakland/Las Vegas Raiders radio play-by-play

Frequently Asked Questions About Brent Musburger

Who is Brent Musburger?

Musburger is an American sportscaster, currently the lead broadcaster and managing editor at Vegas Stats and Information Network (VSiN) and radio play-by-play voice for the Las Vegas Raiders.

How old is Brent Musburger?

Musburger is an American national born on May 26, 1939, in Portland, Oregon, U.S.

How tall is Brent Musburger?

Musburger stands at an average height, he has not shared his height with the public. His height will be listed once we have it from a credible source.

Is Brent Musburger married?

Musburger currently shares a blissful marital relationship with his longtime boyfriend, Arlene Clare Sander. The couple did their wedding in 1963.

How much is Brent Musburger worth?

Musburger has an approximate net worth of $1 million and $5 million. This amount has been accrued from his leading roles in the entertainment industry. Musburger has not yet revealed his net worth. We will update this section when we get and verify information about the wealth and properties under his name.

How much does Brent Musburger make?

Details about Musburger’s salary are not yet disclosed. However, information about how much he makes will be updated as soon as it is available.

Where does Musburger live?

Musburger is a resident of Las Vegas, NV, USA, we shall upload pictures of his house as soon as we have them.

Is Musburger dead or alive?

Musburger is alive and in good health. There have been no reports of him being sick or having any health-related issues.

Where is Musburger Now?

Musburger is pursuing his career in journalism. He is working as a sportscaster, currently the lead broadcaster and managing editor.

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