Voice of Michigan Wolverines & Play-by-Play, Detroit Lions
Jim Brandstatter has been a Michigan sportscaster since his graduation from the University of Michigan in 1972, where he was a three-year football letter winner as an offensive lineman who helped the Wolverines win two Big Ten Titles and played in two Rose Bowls. Brandstatter has vividly brought University of Michigan football games to life for more than 35 years on various outlets throughout Michigan on the Wolverines statewide networks. His background as a player and 40-year broadcaster gives him a perspective unique in football broadcasts, and listeners benefit from his experience. Brandstatter has calling NFL Detroit Lions games for CBS Radio’s statewide Lions network since 1987, and he has hosted Michigan Replay and Inside Michigan Football since 1980. Brandstatter is also a published author, of Tales from Michigan Stadium and Tales from Michigan Stadium Volume II.