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Utah Jazz: Everybody likes Craig Bolerjack

Veteran Utah sportscaster Craig Bolerjacklives up to his reputation as a friendly guy.

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"I’m not changing the world. Hopefully, I’m connecting. I just want to be a professional and do it the right way."

And there are certainly worse things than having a reputation as a nice guy.

At a glance

About Craig Bolerjack

Born » March 16, 1958, in Willow Springs, Mo. Grew up in Springfield, Mo., Wichita, Kan., and Kansas City, Mo.

Kansas State (1977-81) » Walked on with football team, but injuries quickly ended his career. Became sports director at college radio station. Graduated with degree in broadcast journalism.

KTSB-TV (1981) » Weekend anchor at Topeka, Kan., station.

KSNW-TV (1982-85) » Reporter/anchor at Wichita, Kan., station.

KSL (1985-98) » Sports anchor and the original host of “SportsBeat.”

ESPN (1991-98) » Play-by-play for college football, college basketball, Arena Football League and more.

CBS Sports (1999-2010) » Play-by-play for NFL, college football and college basketball; hosted studio shows and more.

Utah Jazz (2005-present) » Play-by-play for the Jazz TV telecasts.

Fox Sports (2011-present) » Play-by-play for college football.

Family » Craig and his wife, Sharon, are the parents of three sons — D.J., Nick and Brody.

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"Sometimes people make fun of that," Bolerjack said. "But I am who I am. And I’m happy to own that."


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