Meet Your "Voices of the Gamecocks"
Play-by-Play, South Carolina Football
Host, "Carolina Calls with Steve Spurrier" & "The Steve Spurrier Show" (TV)
The all-time leading passer in Gamecock history and the school's winningest quarterback, Todd Ellis begins his 18th season with the radio network and his seventh as "Voice of the Gamecocks" for football. Ellis has served as the sideline reporter for the radio network and has also worked as a color analyst and broadcaster for Comcast Sports Southeast telecasts of South Carolina football. Ellis has also hosted the coaches' television show and served on CBS's bowl game radio coverage. Ellis re-wrote the school's passing records during his Gamecock career (1986-1989), setting more than 20 records and throwing for 9,953 yards.
Director of Broadcasting
Play-by-Play, South Carolina Men's Basketball & Baseball
Host, "Carolina Calls with Darrin Horn" & "The Darrin Horn Show" (TV)
Host, "Carolina Calls with Ray Tanner" & "The Ray Tanner Show" (TV)
Andy Demetra enters his second year as "Voice of the Gamecocks" for men's basketball and baseball. A two-time South Carolina Broadcasters Association "Radio Sportscaster of the Year," Demetra returned to Columbia in 2009 following a stint at ISP Sports (now IMG College) in Winston-Salem, N.C. While at ISP, Demetra did football play-by-play for the "ACC Game of the Week" and basketball play-by-play for the "Big East Game of the Week," earning the distinction as the youngest broadcaster in the country calling play-by-play for a national radio network. He previously announced South Carolina women's basketball from 2003-2006. As Director of Broadcasting, Demetra is responsible for production and content across the Gamecock ISP Sports Network's multimedia platforms.
Color Analyst, Football
Tommy Suggs, a former standout Gamecock quarterback, returns for his 37th year as color analyst for the radio network. Suggs played for Carolina from 1968-1970 and is regarded as one of the school's all-time premier signal callers. He led the Gamecocks to the 1969 ACC Championship and a Peach Bowl berth, and was named MVP of the 1970 Blue-Gray All-Star Classic. Suggs was inducted into the University's Athletic Hall of Fame in 1989.
Sideline Reporter, Football
A 12-year NFL veteran, former Gamecock Terry Cousin now lends his eye as the sideline reporter for Carolina football broadcasts. A four-year defensive back for the Gamecocks (1994-1997), Cousin played professionally with the Chicago Bears, Atlanta Falcons, Miami Dolphins, Carolina Panthers, New York Giants, Jacksonville Jaguars, and Cleveland Browns. In addition to competing in the NFL, Cousin was active in the community through his efforts with the March of Dimes, Habitat for Humanity, and the Cystic Fibrosis Association. Cousin currently works with the USC Athletic Department as a student-athlete development coordinator.
Color Analyst, Basketball
Entering his 17th season as color analyst for basketball, Casey Manning attended South Carolina from 1969-1973 and earned a varsity letter for the legendary Frank McGuire from 1971-1973. He was a member of Carolina's ACC Tournament Championship team in 1970-1971, as well as the state player of the year at Dillon H.S. in Dillon, S.C., in 1969. Manning is currently a Circuit Court Judge for the state of South Carolina, having served in that capacity since April 1994. Manning is a member of the South Carolina Bar Association and is a past president of the South Carolina Athletic Hall of Fame.
Color Analyst & Play-by-Play, Baseball
The 2011 season will mark Tommy Moody's 12th year calling Gamecock baseball contests. A Columbia native and graduate of A.C. Flora High School, Moody played under head coach Bobby Richardson on the Gamecock baseball team from 1970-72. Moody is the chairman of the USC Athletic Hall of Fame and was a past president of the USC Association of Lettermen in 1992. He currently co-hosts "The Early Game" on The Game (107.5 FM), Monday through Friday from 6-9 a.m.
Play-by-Play, South Carolina Women's Basketball & Softball
Host, "The Dawn Staley Show" (TV)
Color Analyst, South Carolina TV broadcasts (SportSouth)
Brad Muller has been the radio voice of South Carolina women's basketball since the 2007-2008 season and hosts the Dawn Staley television show. He has also served as the color analyst for television replays on SportSouth and pay-per-view broadcasts of Gamecock football since 2007. In addition, Muller provides play-by-play on webcasts for Carolina softball home games. He has worked as the Senior Director of Communications for the Carolina Alumni Association since 2006. Originally from Stamford, CT, Muller graduated from Carolina in 1992 with a degree in Broadcasting from the College of Journalism Mass Communications. Following graduation, Muller worked one year in news at WVOC radio in Columbia before spending 13 years in Milledgeville, GA, as the play-by-play voice of Georgia College & State University.