Pat Summerall Biography
(American Football Player)
Birthday: May 10, 1930 (Taurus)
Born In: Lake City, Florida, United States
Pat Summerall was an American television sportscaster and football player. During his lifetime, he had worked for many leading news portals such as CBS and Fox. In addition to announcing 16 Super Bowls, he had also covered many golf and tennis events. Born and raised in Lake City, Florida, Pat had an early association with American football and he grew up into a teenager who was extremely good at being a footballer. He played at high school and college level before he began playing professional football in the National Football League as a Placekicker. He was drafted for the first time by Detroit Lions and he further went on playing for teams such as Chicago Cardinals and New York Giants. He was also named as the NFL Champion in 1952. In the early 1960s, he took retirement from the game to work as a host on radio. From radio, he went on to television broadcasting and first appeared on Fox News Channel. His popularity as a sportscaster further grew and he went on working with the biggest American media giants such as CBS, ESPN and Fox Sports. He passed away on April 16, 2013, from cardiac arrest, at the age of 82.