Long Time NC State PA Announcer Says He Was Fired


((HT: TWC Carolina))

North Carolina State University wanted to recognize their long-time football public address announcer at the first home game this season. He said no...

Now, the HQ may know why...

The school is saying one thing and Dr. Edward Funkhouser, PA announcer since 1999, is now going public saying the opposite is true...

Here's the story from TWC Carolinas

NC State released a statement:

"We greatly appreciate Dr. Funkhouser's years of dedicated volunteer service as our football public address announcer. Each year, we consider all areas of our gameday presentation and atmosphere in Carter-Finley stadium and make changes based on a variety of factors."

Here's an interview from NC State professor Edwin Lindsay with Funkhouser for a PRT 266 class from 2016 that starts with questions about his involvement with the football team:

It will be interesting to see what the NC State solution is with this...

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