The North Carolina State University football play-by-play announcer has been suspended indefinitely for an on-air comment during the Mayo Bowl.
Longtime commentator Gary Hahn has been taken off the airwaves by Learfield Communications – NC State’s broadcast rightsholder – after referencing ‘illegal aliens down in El Paso.’
‘Amongst all the illegal aliens down in El Paso, it’s UCLA 14 and Pittsburgh 6…’
Hahn was making the comment in relation to the plethora of migrants pouring through the into US via El Paso, TX.
‘LEARFIELD has suspended Wolfpack Sports Network Play-by-Play announcer Gary Hahn from his agreement indefinitely following comments made during today’s Duke Mayo Bowl radio broadcast,’ Kyle Winchester, general manager of the Learfield Wolfpack Sports Network told Dailymail.com.
Known as the ‘Voice of the Wolfpack’, Hahn has been the radio commentator for NC State football and basketball games since 1990-91.
He was the North Carolina Sportscaster of the Year in 2011 and 2020.