Brent Musburger is reportedly heading back to the booth to call games for the Oakland Raiders this fall.
The Las Vegas Review-Journal reported that the 79-year-old Musburger has agreed to a three-year deal to be the radio play-by-play announcer for the Raiders.
Musburger would replace Greg Papa, who has been the radio voice of the Raiders since 1993.
Last year, Musburger retired from TV broadcasting after a 37-year career with CBS, ABC and ESPN. The Review-Journal said Musburger helped start the Vegas Stats and Information Network after stepping away from broadcasting.
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Oakland fans apparently really like Papa’s touchdown call and are not thrilled about the change in announcers.
Greg Radnich of television station KRON-4 tweeted: “#Raiders...replacing Greg Papa with Brent Musburger is a big mistake. Papa’s voice is Raider Football. Must have been something personal.”
Sal Castaneda of KTVU in the Bay Area tweeted: “Sounds like Brent Musburger is going to be the Raiders radio play-by-play voice. Nothing against Musburger but how do you replace Greg Papa?”
Guy Haberman of the Pac-12 Network tweeted: “Wow. Listening to Greg Papa call football on radio is a teach tape. His detail is remarkable. Without question one the best to do it technically. And that’s before we even get to emotion and style.”
Here is a sample of what Raiders fans are saying: