I got Woody.

In the last week, I experienced a milestone moment in my career and in my life as a Tar Heel fan. After years of “turning down the sound” and listening to the Tar Heel Sports Network radio broadcast while watch the TV, I recently got to hear WOODY DURHAM advertising my law practice.

We’ve only been open since March, but I’m trying to find a good marketing niche here in the greater Sanford, NC area, so we’re sponsoring the Tar Heel Sports Network on WFJA (the local Sanford radio station) this year. I’m completely geeked out about having the 37 year voice of the Tar Heels do our ad. Of course, at this point, it’s just an audio file on my computer. I can’t wait to hear it during a live broadcast. Unfortunately, that may have to wait, because it’s only a local ad and I don’t know if I can pick up our station up in Kenan Stadium. I’ll be happy to wait until the Rutgers game if I can witness a beat-down on McNeese St.
Woody Durham. TOO Cool.

When the Unthinkable Happens

Woody! Woody! Woody!

Some days, reality just hits you in the face. Like today.

I realized that there will eventually come a day when Woody Durham, the 37-year-Hall-of-Fame-Voice-of-the-Tar-Heels will no longer be calling Carolina’s games.

While I can’t imagine a game without Woody doing the call, and I hope he works as long as he can, I hope the powers that be at Learfield Sports and the Tar Heel Sports Network have a succession plan in place. Whether they do or not, I have a suggestion for Woody’s eventual replacement. Continue reading