The Husker Sports Network will continue the strong tradition of broadcasting excellence in 2014, as it brings Husker football to fans across the nation.
In the state of Nebraska, KFAB (1110 AM) serves as the Omaha affiliate and KLIN (1400 AM) serves as the Lincoln affiliate, while KRVN (880 AM) is a third affiliate that reaches around the state. The national coverage area is broad and includes Las Vegas, Seattle, Rapid City and Sioux Falls, S.D. All games will also be heard live on Huskers.com and SiriusXM Satellite Radio.
The Husker Sports Network, in its 20th year of producing and marketing the live broadcast of University of Nebraska Athletics, extended and expanded its agreement with the University on June 13, 2008. Under the agreement, IMG College’s Husker Sports Marketing manages and markets all rights associated with the radio programming, Coaches’ TV and radio shows, program sales, sponsorship inventory and publication printing rights.
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Husker Sports Network Football Broadcast Team Greg Sharpe, Matt Davison, Lane Grindle, Matt Coatney and Steve Taylor will bring another exciting season of football to Husker fans across the nation.
Sharpe returns for his seventh full season as the “Voice of the Huskers.” He will host the Bo Pelini Pre- and Post-game Shows and the Countdown to Kickoff Show this year. Sharpe also serves as the “Voice of Husker Baseball” and as the host of the Coach Pelini Football Show, as well as the N'Side Nebraska Show.
Davison, a former Husker, joins Sharpe in the booth for his eighth season as a color analyst. A member of the 1997 national championship team, Davison co-hosts the Husker Game Day Pregame Show. He is also a color analyst for Nebraska men’s basketball broadcasts and contributes to Sports Nightly.
The third member of the broadcast team is Grindle, who handles the Husker sideline, co-hosts Husker Game Day and handles the Locker Room Show, interviewing coaches and players after the game. Grindle also serves as a play-by-play talent for baseball and co-host for the Tim Miles TV Show.
Former Husker All-American quarterback Steve Taylor will co-host the Husker Game Day Show with Sharpe and will co-host Big Red Reaction. The final member of the broadcast team is Matt Coatney, who will host Big Red Reaction and helps anchor postgame studio coverage. In addition to unmatched game coverage, Sports Nightly airs Monday-Friday during the year and features a weekly Coach Pelini and Husker assistant coaches’ radio show that can be heard statewide on the network during the season.
All Nebraska games and coaches shows can also be heard on the internet at Huskers.com and on the Huskers App for iOS and Android devices.
2013 Husker Football Game Day Schedule
Husker Game Day
Countdown to Kickoff*
Bo Pelini Pregame Show
The Fifth Quarter
Coach Pelini Postgame Show
Locker Room Show
Big Red Reaction
End of Broadcast Day
* Live from the Husker Nation Pavilion on Home Games
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