Chris Blair enters his fourth football season as the “Voice of the Tigers” after joining the LSU Sports Network and calling his first season of baseball games at LSU in the spring of 2016.
Blair, Georgia Southern’s radio voice for 10 seasons, was named in June 2015 as the “Voice of the Tigers” after officially joining LSU Athletics on Dec. 7, 2015. He serves as play-by-play announcer for the LSU football, men’s basketball and baseball programs.
Blair’s resume covers virtually all aspects of broadcasting, with broadcast management and marketing positions in Greenville and Columbia, South Carolina. Blair basically grew up inside a radio station, working at age 14 for his father, also a long-time broadcaster. His college broadcast experience includes working for the Clemson Tiger Sports Network and at Lander University.
Blair spent 10 years as play-by-play announcer for prep powerhouse Greenwood High School in South Carolina and handled the play-by-play for four state championship football games at Williams-Brice Stadium in Columbia, South Carolina.
Along with his play-by-play duties for Georgia Southern, Blair handled all the behind-the-scenes aspects with affiliate relations, network marketing plans and overall sound presentation of GSU Athletics on the air and on the Internet. He also hosted the weekly coaches radio shows and was the host for the weekly television show for GSU basketball.
Blair, 45, is married to the former Dr. Amber Anders and they have two children, Crafton Christopher and Rivers Elisabeth.