‘Touchdown’ Needs No Translation: Ruben Pizarro Marks 25 Years Of Calling UT Games In Spanish

“I brought in the whole lexicon, all the technical football for him, because he didn’t know.”

By Jimmy MaasOctober 10, 2019 10:00 am, , , ,

From KUT:

Ruben Pizarro has been calling the Texas–Oklahoma game for a quarter century. It wasn’t a job he set out to do.

His sports broadcasting career began while he was in residency at a Monterrey medical school.

“They didn’t have scholarships,” Pizarro said. “So, I paid for my post-grad doing newspaper, TV and radio.”

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