LSU RADIO NETWORK
The LSU Sports Radio Network, a division of LSU Sports Properties, brings
Tiger football to LSU fans and alumni around the world. With four 50,000-
watt affiliates, three 100,000-watt FM stations and two clear-signal
50,000 watt AM stations, LSU Fighting Tigers Football is distributed
by satellite throughout the South. The LSU Sports Radio Network is
anchored by flagship WDGL Eagle 98.1 FM in Baton Rouge.
The LSU Sports Radio Network is one of the most progressive college
radio networks in the country, utilizing an in-house radio studio to
originate more than 250 live broadcasts of LSU football, men’s and
women’s basketball, baseball and softball annually. Eagle 98.1 is also the
home of men’s basketball and baseball. WBRP Talk 107.3 FM serves as a
flagship station for women’s basketball and softball.
In addition to live games, network programming includes a weekly live
coaches’ shows for football, men’s and women’s basketball, and baseball.
Chris Blair: Voice of the Tigers
Chris Blair is in his fourth football season
as the “Voice of the Tigers” after joining
the LSU Sports Network and calling his
first season of baseball games at LSU in
the spring of 2016.
Blair, Georgia Southern’s radio voice for
10 seasons, was named in June 2015 as
the “Voice of the Tigers” after officially
joining LSU Athletics on Dec. 7, 2015. He
serves as play-by-play announcer for the LSU football, men’s basketball
and baseball programs.
Blair’s resume covers virtually all aspects of broadcasting, with broadcast
management and marketing positions in Greenville and Columbia, South
Carolina. Blair basically grew up inside a radio station, working at age
14 for his father, also a long-time broadcaster. His college broadcast
experience includes working for the Clemson Tiger Sports Network and
at Lander University.
Blair spent 10 years as play-by-play announcer for prep powerhouse
Greenwood High School in South Carolina and handled the play-by-play
for four state championship football games at Williams-Brice Stadium in
Columbia, South Carolina.
Along with his play-by-play duties for Georgia Southern, Blair handled all
the behind-the-scenes aspects with affiliate relations, network marketing
plans and overall sound presentation of GSU Athletics on the air and on
the internet. He also hosted the weekly coaches’ radio shows and was
the host for the weekly television show for GSU basketball.
Blair is married to the former Dr. Amber Anders and they have two
children, Crafton Christopher and Rivers Elisabeth.
Doug Moreau: Analyst
Doug Moreau, a former Tiger football
great, serves as color analyst for LSU
football games. Moreau began his radio
career with LSU by calling games from
1972-81. He served on the TigerVision
(pay-per-view) television broadcast crew
from 1982-87 then returned to the radio
booth in 1988.
The LSU All-American is one of the
school’s all-time great scorers as a receiver and placekicker for the Tigers
from 1963-65. Following his collegiate career, he was a tight end for the
Miami Dolphins from 1966-70 before completing his law degree in 1973.
He then worked as an assistant district attorney and judge from 1974-90,
and served as East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney from 1991-2009.
Gordy Rush: Sideline Reporter
Gordy Rush, an LSU football player from
1988-90, begins his ninth season as
a sideline reporter for the LSU Sports
Radio Network. The New Orleans native
is strongly involved with his alma mater,
serving as emcee of the Tiger Athletic
Foundation’s annual Tiger Tour, as a
member of the TAF Executive Board
since 2012, and as vice president of the
National L Club from 2010-13.
In addition to his duties with LSU, Rush is the vice president/market
manager of Guaranty Broadcasting which includes LSU flagship Eagle
98.1, 104.5/104.9 ESPN and Talk 107.3. A graduate of Jesuit High School,
he is the son of Beth and the late Gordon Rush II. Rush is married to
former LSU All-America softball pitcher Ashley Lewis and has two sons,
Gordon “G” L. Rush IV and Jax Michael, and a daughter, Jordyn Jean.
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