Wes Durham
Wes Durham
Dallas Wesley "Wes" Durham is an American sportscaster. He has been the radio play-by-play announcer for Georgia Tech football, men's basketball and baseball teams since the start of the 1995-1996 season, and is known as "The Voice of the Yellow Jackets. " He is also Georgia Tech's Director of Broadcasting and the radio play-by-play announcer for the Atlanta Falcons.
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TV, Radio: Falcons vs. Ravens, 7:30 p.m. Thursday
ajc - over 4 years
790TheZone has a nice truck. (D. Orlando Ledbetter/dledbetter@ajc.com) Here’s the TV and Radio info for the Falcons’ exhibition game opener against the Baltimore Ravens at 7:30 p.m.  Thursday night at the Georgia Dome. RADIO COVERAGE – Star 94 (94.1 FM/790 AM): Play-by-play: Wes Durham,  Color Analyst: Dave Archer, and Sideline: John Michaels.   TV COVERAGE BY CBS Atlanta: Play-by-play: Tim Brant,  Color Analyst: Charles Davis and Sideline: Hans Heiserer. LIVE STREAMING: NFL Audio Pass (There is a fee involved).   THE LATEST NEWS Jacquizz and James Rodgers have a thick football bond DE Lawrence Sidbury & WR Michael Calvin shine at Friday Nights Lights event Falcons sign DT Conrad Obi (Grayson High and Colorado) Michael Palmer is the No. 1 Y-Tight end right now 6 questions with rookie safety Charles Mitchell A season of promise for White-Jones receiving duo Matt Ryan rested for Thursday’s practice; Vance Walker suffers undisclosed injury Former Fal ...
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Schedule changes at 790/The Zone affecting Mayhem, Barnhart, Durham, the Stews, Archer, Bell and Michaels
ajc - almost 5 years
It seems at least once a year, 790/The Zone fiddles with its lineup.  Management can’t seem to help itself. Starting April 30, “Mayhem in the A.M.” returns to a 6 a.m. to 11 a.m. time slot, the longest morning show in town with that extra hour from 10 to 11 a.m. Mike Bell and David Archer move up an hour to  2 p.m. to 6 p.m. from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. And John Michaels‘ “Football Night in America” will run from 6 p.m. to 8 pm. instead of 7 p.m to 9 p.m.  (Yes, there is an appetite in Atlanta for football talk 12 months out of the year.) “I’m happy with it,” Bell texted me. “Tough for Archer. He’ll be stuck in traffic on the way home. Now I get to games on time… or hit happy hour earlier.” So what does that mean for Tony Barnhart & Wes Durham, as well as the 2 Live Stews? Good question. The boss, Andrew Saltzman, told me today that he is not ready to reveal the details for what will become an 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. show. He hopes to square things away in the next day or two, presu ...
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TV, Radio: Eagles at Falcons, 8:20 pm Sunday - Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
RADIO COVERAGE – Star 94 (94.1 FM/790 AM): Play-by-play: Wes Durham, Color Analyst: Dave Archer, and Sideline: John Michaels. TV COVERAGE BY NBC: Play-by-play: Al Michaels, Color Analyst: Cris Collinsworth and Sideline: Michele Tafoya
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Saturday Six Pack: These Games Actually Count Edition 9/10/11 - The Falcoholic
Google News - over 5 years
Just to inform you all, there will come a time in the next two decades where that reads Wes Durham Caleb Rutherford. Well, that's what I'm going to school for, though that's just me being silly. Hopefully it reads that way some day, though
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TV, Radio: Falcons at Bears, 1 pm Sunday - Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
RADIO COVERAGE – Star 94 (94.1 FM/790 AM): Play-by-play: Wes Durham, Color Analyst: Dave Archer, and Sideline: John Michaels. TV COVERAGE BY FOX: Play-by-play: Kenny Albert, Color Analyst: Daryl Johnston and Sideline: Tony Siragusa. Tony Siragusa
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MTSU coordinator on Tech matchup, Lee update - Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Show host Wes Durham egged Johnson on a little bit by asking about uniforms, specifically Maryland and Tech's plan to remedy its hard-to-read jerseys worn last Thursday. Johnson said the Jackets would have a surprise for fans for the next home game
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Boren's Pac-12 Comments Still Causing a Stir - NewsOK.com (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
The sports talk show airs on 790 The Zone, the big sports station in Atlanta, and it pairs two of the South's bigger sports media personalities, Tony Barnhart and Wes Durham. (You can listen to the entire segment below.) The guys couldn't get over some
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LIVE: Tech opens out of spotlight (maybe that's good) - Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
This game can be viewed only online at ESPN3.com and heard on the radio at 106.7 FM (with the sultry tones of my pal, Wes Durham). Don't know how much I'll do in the way of live blogging but you can comment here on the actions and I'll provide
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Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice | Womble Carlyle Kicks Off Football Season ... - Linex Legal (press release) (registration)
Google News - over 5 years
Womble Carlyle's Atlanta office will host an evening with “Mr College Football,” CBS broadcaster Tony Barnhart and Wes Durham, the voice of the Atlanta Falcons and Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. The firm's first-ever “Countdown to Kickoff” takes place
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Jones Angell will be the next 'Voice of the Tar Heels' - The Daily Tar Heel
Google News - over 5 years
And to the broadcaster's delight, his son Wes Durham, a play-by-play announcer for Georgia Tech, offered his full support. “He said, 'Well Dad, if you do it after this season is over, you will go out on your terms,'” Durham said. “I like that a lot,
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Atlanta's "Young Guns" are silenced - Radio-Info.com
Google News - over 5 years
... he has yet to meet with PD Bob Richards about his future. "Football Night in Atlanta" will be hosted by John Michaels. The Journal-Constitution also reports that midday hosts Tommy Barnhardt and Wes Durham will be back on the air in mid-July
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Success runs in the family - Macon Telegraph (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
... Jr. and Sr., and Jay and Bill Haas. Award-winning fathers and sons have been featured in the broadcast booth, as well. There's Harry, Skip and Chip Caray, Jack and Joe Buck, Ernie Johnson, Sr. and Jr., Marv and Kenny Albert and Woody and Wes Durham
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Outstanding Collegiate Sportscasters - WOUB
Google News - almost 6 years
... University of Arkansas sportscaster Chuck Barrett, Learfield Sports Broadcast Manager Tom Boman, Indiana Pacers broadcaster Mark Boyle, Atlanta Falcons and Georgia Tech University sportscaster Wes Durham, IMG VP-Broadcast Division Chris Ferris,
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Q&A: Curtis Lofton recovering from offseason knee surgeries - Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)
Google News - almost 6 years
BIRDLAND – Wes Durham and Dave Archer, the Falcons' fine radio announcers, like to refer to linebacker Curtis Lofton as “The Police.” He has the nickname because of his uniform number, 50. One of the nicknames for the police is 5-0 as in the old
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Wes Durham
    THIRTIES
  • 2004
    Age 38
    Beginning with the 2004 NFL season, Durham also took on the radio play-by-play duties for the Atlanta Falcons in addition to his responsibilities at Georgia Tech.
    More Details Hide Details "Carr to the right with Butler defending.. snap, Ponder hands.. this is Thomas.. FUMBLE, FUMBLED THE BALL aaaand GEORGIA TECH I THINK HAS RECOVERED, THEY HAVE! OH MY GOODNESS... OH MY GOODNESS... THE JACKETS HAVE RECOVERED THE FOOTBALL. IN THE ENDZONE! He fumbled the football and Rashaad Reid fell on it. Oh.. my.. goodness." -2008 FSU @ Georgia Tech Football (GT goal line stand with less than a minute to play). "Fourth down and six, ball is at the twenty one and they're gonna kick it again. Manget from the other hash,spot, kick is away and it.. is.. GOOD GOOD... GOOD, GOOD, GOOD," - 1999 UGA @ Georgia Tech (Game winning Luke Manget field goal). "Brett Basquin will hold, Ross Mitchell to snap. Snap. Spot. Kick is away.. and it.. is.. GOOD! With two seconds left Georgia Tech has taken the lead on Georgia twenty one to nineteen. And I wanna tell ya what.. it was cut like a prime rib.. right down the middle. Whoa. -1998 Georgia Tech @ UGA (Brad Chambers winning field goal with 0:02 on the clock)
    Particularly known is his statement upon Calvin Johnson's game-winning catch against Clemson in a 2004 game: He has lived up to the legendary billing...
    More Details Hide Details And the legend is born in Calvin Johnson!
  • 1997
    Age 31
    In 1997, he was also named Tech's Director of Broadcasting.
    More Details Hide Details Durham is normally paired with former Georgia Tech and NFL quarterback Rick Strom in football and Atlanta TV sports reporter Randy Waters on basketball.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1995
    Age 29
    Wes came to Georgia Tech in the fall of 1995.
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  • 1988
    Age 22
    After graduating in 1988, he had stints as the radio announcer for the athletic teams at Marshall University and Radford University.
    More Details Hide Details He then spent three years at Vanderbilt.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1966
    Age 0
    Born in 1966.
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