Pascagoula’s Shane Matthews joins Florida Gators radio booth


by Curtis Rockwell, Our Mississippi Home

’s Shane Matthews once earned Southeastern Conference Player of the Year honors as a quarterback for the University of Florida.

Now, Matthews is returning to the Gator program in yet another capacity.

Matthews has joined the Florida football radio team as the full-time analyst, the University Athletic Association and Florida Gators Sports Properties announced recently.

Matthews provided color commentary on road games last season. Matthews and newly hired ‘Voice of the Gators’ Sean will be in their first season in the booth this fall, debuting on Sept. 3 when Florida hosts Utah in the season opener.

“It is a tremendous honor,” Matthews said. “I have big shoes to fill with Lee McGriff. He and Mick Hubert had great chemistry, but I’m excited for the new…

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