ROANOKE, Va., (WFXR) — WFXR Sports Director Jermaine Ferrell catches up with Mike Burnop in the latest edition of the WFXR Sports Sitdown. The Virginia Tech’s Hall of Fame network analyst is in his 38th season in the Hokies’ football booth. He is about to begin his 25th season as an analyst for Virginia Tech Men’s basketball. Burnop, a former star tight end for the Hokies. In addition to his broadcasting duties, Burnop owns New River Office Supply; a business operating in Blacksburg, Pearisburg and Salem, Va.
In addition to his role as analyst, Burnop handles all post-game interviews from Tech’s locker room. His versatility at the mic is nearly unparalleled in collegiate athletics as he also serves as the analyst for Tech men’s basketball broadcasts. He is one of just a few announcers nationwide that provide analysis for both sports. Burnop is prominent member of the Blacksburg community, frequently lending his time and talents to philanthropic causes throughout the area.