Clemson removes play by play voice Pete Yanity

clemsonClemson University announced today that Don Munson will become the new voice of Tiger Football starting this fall. He replaces WSPA sports director Pete Yanity, who had held the play-by-play role for basketball and football for the past 11 seasons.

According to multiple sources, Yanity was removed from his position in favor of Munson, but given the opportunity to continue calling basketball games. He declined. Yanity is well known for his signature call, “There’s orange in the end zone”.

Munson has worked with Clemson athletics in various capacities over the last 16 years, including his most recent position of Director of Creative Media Services. A position that allowed him to work very closely with head football coach Dabo Sweeney. His job description included monitoring all social activity of students and staff.  Munson has also been serving as the baseball play-by-play voice along with contributing to various other radio broadcasts.

“Having an experienced broadcaster like Don on staff, it’s great to be able to use his talents throughout the year,” director of athletics Dan Radakovich said. “Pete always represented Clemson in a first-class and professional manner and never strayed from his endeavor as a consummate broadcaster.”

The school will begin the search for a replacement for Yanity on the basketball broadcasts.

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