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Cawood Ledford Voted into 2020 NSMA Hall of Fame

Cawood Ledford

The late Cawood Ledford has been selected as a member of the 2020 National Sports Media Hall of Fame.

The legendary broadcaster was the “voice” of the Kentucky Wildcats for men’s basketball and football for 39 years.

During his career, Ledford was named Kentucky Sportscaster of the Year a record 22 times. He is a member of the UK Athletics Hall of Fame.


Ledford passed away in 2001. The 2020 class will be honored on June 29, 2020.

Listen to Ledford’s call of Kentucky’s 1978 NCAA championship victory vs. Duke.

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  1. Beth Wright

    January 17, 2020 at 2:12 pm01

    Yay,& woohoo for Mr.Leford being selected. I cannot tell you how much this gentlemen’s broadcasting has meant to my life. Caywood was a great broadcaster and wonderful gentlemen. He could describe a game on radio, so I could see it in my minds eye.

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