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Craig Way

How did Craig Way come to be “Voice of the Texas Longhorns,” a title he has held since 2001 for UT football, men’s and women’s basketball, and baseball radio broadcasts? It started at the University of North Texas, where the Greensboro, NC native worked a variety of duties for the KNTU (the school’s radio station), eventually graduating with a degree in Broadcast Journalism in 1985.

From there, Craig worked for KRLD in Dallas for 13 years as a talk show host, sports anchor, and play-by-play guy. During this time, several crucial things happened. First, Craig served as a studio anchor for University of Texas football broadcasts and the Southwest Conference Radio Network, from 1988-92.

1992 was a big year for Craig Way. Not only did he become the official voice of the Texas High School Football State Championships for the TV network now known as Fox Sports Southwest, he was also dubbed radio analyst for Longhorn football and men’s basketball.

In 1997, Craig Way’s broadcast career received another major boost. On top of hosting TV’s “High School Scoreboard Live” and becoming radio play-by-play voice for UT women’s basketball, Craig moved his family to Austin to host a daily sports talk show.

In 2001, after his Longhorn Radio Network broadcast partner Bill Schoenig moved on to call San Antonio Spurs games, Craig assumed his current position as “Voice of the Texas Longhorns.”16 years later, Craig added to an already sterling career resume, when he was named Sports Director by the Austin Radio Network to coordinate Longhorn football, basketball, baseball, and softball broadcasts, as well as nurture ARN’s evolving high school football network.

16 years later, Craig added to an already sterling career resume, when he was named Sports Director by the Austin Radio Network to coordinate Longhorn football, basketball, baseball, and softball broadcasts, as well as nurture ARN’s evolving high school football network.

And you can hear Craig Way on The Horn all throughout the year, on Longhorn sports broadcasts and the daily Longhorn Report feature.

 

Bucky Godbolt

Bucky is a rare radio talent. With 25 years spent as a very successful college football player and coach — he brings an intense knowledge of sports, from behind the curtain, the X’s & O’s and all angles.  But he combines that with uncanny whit, and a personality that is as unpredictable – as it is unique.  He’s part jock, part poet.  He’s part hard-nosed coach, part Austin free spirit.  He’s a rough tough football coach – who gardens and gets manicures and pedicures – and he’s the Co-Host of Austin’s most successful morning drive sports show.

“Michael” Bucky was a wide receiver at Boston College in the 70’s and had a brief stint in the NFL.  After which he got into coaching and was a running back’s coach at Boston College, the University of Illinois, and then came to Austin as a member John Mackovic’s staff at the University of Texas in 1992, and was a member of the staff until 1996. While he was at the University of Texas, he recruited and coached players such as Ricky Williams, Shon Mitchell, Ricky Brown, and Priest Holmes.

He left coaching in 1996 and was in the Agent business for a few years, before coming to radio in 1999.

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