Paul Burmeister - NBC Sports & Radio Voice of Notre Dame Football
This week on The Wormcast, Paul Burmeister, the versitile host and play-by-play announcer for NBC Sports joins me for a candid conversation. Paul is in the middle of the Premier Lacrosse League's bubble in Utah as they play their Championship Series. He descibes what it's like calling the action during COVID.
Other topics discussed:
(11:30) Paul is the host of the Tour de France coverage, it will be different this year and he explains.
(24:20) Paul gives an update on plans for the Tokyo Olympics and how 2021 will be a huge year for NBC Sports
(27:05) Paul is the radio voice for Notre Dame football, one of the most prestigious radio assignments in sports, how did he land the job?
(31:50) We do a deep dive into Notre Dame joining the ACC this season and playing a full conference schedule for the first time in school history.
(40:20) Playing for the legendary Iowa football coach Hayden Fry
(46:10) Responding to the July 30 independent report finding racial bias within the Hawkeye's program.
(52:30) Looking back at his time at NFL Network and working with Mike Mayock