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Former Purdue football radio voice Joe McConnell dies at 79

Joe McConnell was the radio voice of Purdue football from 1994 to 2009.

Posted: Apr 9, 2018 8:52 AM
Updated: Apr 10, 2018 12:43 AM

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — Joe McConnell was the radio voice of Purdue football from 1994 to 2009.

McConnell died Sunday at the age of 79.

Aside from broadcasting Purdue games, McConnell also broadcasted National Football League games for 23 years and worked in both the National Basketball Association and Major League Baseball for seven years each.

He was inducted into the Indiana Broadcast Pioneers Hall of Fame this past November.

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