First broadcasting assignment was sharing play-by-play duties for Georgia Tech basketball games from 1980 to '85. Was the Atlanta Falcons play-by-play announcer from 1982 to '88. In 1990, joined CBS Sports, where he called NFL, college football and college basketball games. Moved to ESPN in 1992. Handled the 1992 Olympic speedskating coverage for CBS. Hosts the Nessler Memorial, a charity golf event with all proceeds going to cancer research, in his hometown, St. Charles, in honor of his father, who died from the disease. He's the play-by-play voice of EA Sports NCAA Football and college basketball March Madness video games.