Tim Brant joined ABC Sports in 1982 as a commentator in college football. He has become one of the most versatile announcers in the business.
The multi-faceted Brant has served many roles on ABC Sports' coverage of college football, including sideline reporter, expert analyst and play-by-play host. He has worked play-by-play in college basketball and "Wide World of Sports." He is a veteran of two Olympics and is currently the morning co-host for ABC-owned WMAL Radio in Washington, D.C.
Brant spent four years at CBS Sports (1987-90) and worked a variety of broadcasts, including the NFL, the NBA and the NCAA Basketball Tournament. He served as host of "CBS Sports Saturday," "Winter-Fest," the "NCAA Tournament Selection Show" and the Emmy Award-winning Tour de France coverage, again demonstrating his versatility in play-by-play, expert analysis, reporting and studio hosting.
Prior to joining CBS in 1987, Brant spent four years at ABC Sports, where he covered college football with Keith Jackson. He also worked the 1984 Winter and Summer Olympics, the Pro Bowl, USFL and "Wide World of Sports." While working with Keith Jackson, he was listed as college football's top analyst by numerous publications, including USA Today.
Brant is the voice of ACC Basketball on the Raycom-Jefferson Pilot Television Network and is a dynamic public speaker.
His many honors include Sportscaster of the Year in 1996 by the Touchdown Club of Washington and Champion Sportscaster by the Black United Fund. He was honored by the Touchdown Club as the Top Analyst in 1986. He has been honored with The Distinguished Alumnus Award by the University of Maryland and in 1999 was inducted into the St. John's College High School Hall of Fame.
In 1982, Brant concluded a very successful four years as sports director of WJLA-TV in Washington, D.C. His first job in the business was at WMAL Radio as the voice of the Maryland Terrapins.
A 1973 graduate of the University of Maryland with a degree in journalism, Brant was a defensive captain and outstanding linebacker for the Terps.
Brant currently resides in Rockville, Maryland, with his wife, Janet, and their four children.