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Celebrities react to legendary NFL announcer Pat Summerall’s death at 82

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Legendary NFL broadcaster Pat Summerall was the cool breeze alongside John Madden’s funnel cloud of energy. While Madden entertained with his down home colloquialisms and uncontainable enthusiasm, Summerall’s unforgettable baritone and even-keeled demeanor was provided the perfect companion and counter that, together, created the soundtrack to NFL games on Sunday afternoons in the 80s and 90s. Together the two created broadcasting magic. Now that unforgettable voice has been laid to rest as Summerall died at age 82.

Summerall as a place kicker for the New York Giants back in 1960
Summerall as a place kicker for the New York Giants back in 1960

Celebrities, Summerall fans and NFL devotees alike took to social media to express their condolences over a great loss, but more so to celebrate a man who defined a generation of the NFL as a player and as an announcer.

Take a look at what other celebrities have to say about one of the best known announcers the NFL has ever produced. 

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