The search is on for the next voice of the Boise State Broncos. We think it should end with OBNUG.
That's right. After a good 15 minutes of deliberation, we have decided to throw our hat into the ring of potential candidates for Paul J. Schneider's successor. We want to be the Isaac to his Abraham, the Frasier to his Cheers, the BK Breakfast Sandwich to his Whopper Jr.
And we think we have what it takes to do it.
Here is the job description, as listed by Idaho Radio News:
Boise State University Play-by-Play"Strengths and desires"? We have those! In fact, we have just about everything it takes to be a successful play-by-play voice, and we said as much in our cover letter:
Boise State University has a football and basketball radio play-by-play opening.This could be either a part or full-time opportunity based in part upon the preference of the successful candidate. Similarly, potential additional responsibilities will be determined based upon the strengths and desires of the successful candidate.
Sportscasters Talent Agency of America is screening for this position. Email applications are preferred but not mandatory. Please do not include more than two mp3 attachments with your submission.
To Whom It May Concern:Our two mp3 attachments will be a mixtape of selections from our Bronco Nation NOW podcasts and a cover song we did of Rhianna's "Umbrella." We'll let you know what we hear back.
Love acronyms? Enjoy sarcastic reparteé? Then OBNUG is the perfect candidate for the Boise State Broncos' play-by-play position.
Over the past three months, we have filled the Internets with Bronco news and information, leading a charge of quantity over quality that has earned us rave reviews for our general lack of censorship. We feel that these skills would translate beautifully into a radio booth.
During games, we have the ability to shoot the breeze about a wide variety of topics: Dairy Queen, politics, the Office, Marty Tadman, Madden 07 Gamecube strategy, and when robots will achieve singularity. There will never be a quiet moment in the booth (except for when we take bathroom or snack breaks, which will be often).
But that's not all. Here is a list of other assets that we would bring to a Bronco broadcast:
If you are still unsure of our qualifications, then know this: We love the Boise State Broncos. We love the radio. We love self-promotion. If that doesn't convince you, then nothing will.
- We are young and hip.
- We speak fluent English.
- We own radios.
- We’ll be at the Bronco games anyway.
Job: Boise State play-by-play [Idaho Radio News]