Woody Durham

Woody Durham

Woody Durham

In 1963, Woody Durham became the Sports Director at WFMY where he served for 14 years. In 1971, Woody was selected as the “Voice of the Tar Heels” where he broadcast more than 1,800football and basketball games for the University of North Carolina in 40 years. Durham called 23 bowl games but he was especially known for his basketball broadcasts, which included 13 Final Fours and four national championships, two each for teams of Dean Smith and Roy Williams. Woody received the first-ever Lombardi Excellence in College Broadcasting Award in 2012 and was 13 time N.C. Sportscaster of the Year. Durham was inducted into the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame in 2005 and North Carolina Broadcasters Halls of Fame in 2004.

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