Adam Amin

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Adam Amin (born December 19, 1986) is a television and radio sportscaster with ESPN and Sports USA Radio Network.

Broadcasting career[edit | hide all | hide | edit source]

Amin began his professional career at KUOO and KUQQ in Spirit Lake, Iowa, serving as sports director and host of a morning talk show.[1] After less than a year in Iowa, Amin moved on to take the full-time radio broadcaster position with the Somerset Patriots of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball.[2] The job was not Amin's first position in Minor League Baseball, having served as broadcaster and pre-game host for the Gary Southshore Railcats and Joliet Jackhammers while in college.[3]

After two seasons with the Patriots, Amin accepted a contract with ESPN to call high school and college football, basketball, softball, tennis, volleyball, baseball and wrestling with the station's family of networks.[4]

Additionally, Amin handled play-by-play and reporting tasks for Turner Sports Digital/NCAA Productions, FOX Sports Wisconsin, the Illinois High School Association, and the Horizon League Network.[5]

Sports USA Radio Network[edit | hide | edit source]

Beginning in 2012, Amin is one of the voices of the NFL on Sports USA Radio along with Eli Gold, Bob Fitzgerald, and Larry Kahn. He is a play-by-play voice for Sports USA's coverage of college football and the NFL, making him one of the youngest broadcasters to ever call an NFL game on a national radio network.[6]

Personal life[edit | hide | edit source]

Amin grew up in Addison, Illinois and attended Valparaiso University, where he served as production director and programming director at WVUR-FM. He was also a studio host and play-by-play announcer for the Valparaiso Crusaders men's and women's basketball, baseball, volleyball, softball, and soccer teams.

Amin won numerous state awards from the Indiana Association of Student Broadcasters and was twice named Indiana Collegiate Sportscaster of the Year.[7] His senior year of college, he was a finalist for the Jim Nantz Award.[8]

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