Auburn Tigers — No. However, totally subjectively, our take is the LSU ranking and possibly the Georgia rankings are too high. That conclusion is based on a belief Texas, Florida and Notre Dame are not as good as their national poll rankings. LSU; 2.
He began his broadcasting career in as a weekend sports reporter for the Mutual Broadcasting System.
Early years[ edit ] He called New York home until he was twenty-three years old. Gold says that growing up in New York impacted his broadcasting career because there were over two hundred radio stations in the area.
His high school was not the usual high school that the normal kids go to, instead he went from 7 am until AM then he would go to work.
In the eighth grade he knew he wanted to be a sportscaster. He began his career in working as a weekend sports reporter with the Mutual Broadcasting System. Eli had many different jobs in the station, including co-anchor, turn announcer and pit reporter.
Published reports cited an incident in April of that year that was not disclosed. He led the shows that are called "The Tide" and "Hey Coach" which had the coaches from both the basketball and football coaches called in and talked to Gold.
Eli Gold is known as the voice of the Alabama Crimson Tide and that is how many people recognize his accomplishments. Eli was the first play-by-play announcer for the University of Alabama Birmingham UAB Blazers basketball team and he was there for six years.
Eli also spent four years as the broadcaster for the Birmingham Barons baseball team. Gold handles the play by play of one NFL game a week.
He also broadcasts the all-star games and post-season college football bowl games for SportsUSA Radio.
He also has a wing sauce named after him at Baumhowers Wings restaurant, which is owned by former Alabama Defensive Lineman, Bob Baumhower. Gold is Jewish;  he once told an interviewer that he was thrilled that a "Jewish kid from Brooklyn with zero athletic talent would make it into the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame.
He won these titles by being voted by the National Sportscaster and Sportswriter Association.
Books[ edit ] Gold's second book was released in August and is called Bear's Boys. The book focuses on thirty-six of coach Paul "Bear" Bryant's Alabama football players and explores where they are today and how Coach Bryant's lessons impacted them in their post-University Of Alabama days.
The story of the boy from Brooklyn, New York who went from selling peanuts at Madison Square Garden and now works in the press boxes and radio booths of America.