Saturday, February 21, 2009

No More: Billy Packer

Hasn't it been nice not hearing that RB Billy Packer at all this year? That's been one of the highlights of the season for me! Yahoo! recently had a list of the 50 worst announcers in sports today, and Billy turned up....#1. Congrats! He won, even though he's not even in the competition:

1. Billy Packer: The man who annually managed to turn the most exciting three weeks in sports, the NCAA tournament, into a visit to your cranky grandfather's house. Griped and moaned about everything from women in sports to mid-major invitations (this, just before George Mason reached the Final Four). All credit goes to coaches; all blame goes to players. Thankfully put out to pasture with Bobby Knight. Boy, there's a joyful combo, huh?
I should say something about how great I think Mike Giminski has been... but I digress.

Here's a funny video about Billy Packer from the N&O: