Governor Nathan Deal - Georgia’s 82nd Governor (2011-2019)

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Deal: Munson immortal to Bulldog Nation

November 21, 2011

Gov. Nathan Deal today mourned the loss of Georgia Sports Hall of Famer Larry Munson, the legendary voice of the Georgia Bulldogs.

“For the citizens of the Bulldog Nation, Larry Munson’s voice provided the gravelly, dramatic soundtrack to their favorite movie, ‘Saturday in Athens.’ For more than 40 years, Munson gave listeners so much more than a retelling of the events playing out on the field; he connected with fans through a shared passion for the University of Georgia. His words captured the emotional highs and lows of his fellow Bulldog fans. As Georgians join me in mourning his passing from this life to the next, Larry Munson lives on in immortality through highlight reels and the memories of the UGA faithful.”