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Former Sportscaster and Published Author; "Hoops" and "Why We Win"

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Billy Packer served as the lead analyst for CBS Sports' college basketball coverage. He won a Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Sports Personality/Analyst in 1993. Packer grew up as the son of a coach at Lehigh University and in 1958 was a Pennsylvania All-State basketball selection and two-time Connie Mack Pennsylvania Baseball most outstanding player and went on to attend Wake Forest University, from 1960-62 where he was an All-ACC guard. He led his team to two ACC titles and appeared in two NCAA Tournaments and one Final Four in 1962.

Packer returned to Wake Forest in 1965 as an assistant coach for Bones McKinney and Jack McCloskey. He began his broadcasting career in 1972 covering ACC games and is in his 35th consecutive year calling ACC games for Raycom/Jefferson Pilot Sports. He joined NBC Sports in 1974 for the opening round of the NCAA Tournament and then teamed with Curt Gowdy in 1975 for the entire tournament. The following year he worked with Dick Enberg on college basketball’s first regular-season network television series, as well as the NCAA Tournament. In 1978, Al McGuire joined the pair, becoming one of the most popular broadcasting trios ever.

Packer has written several books, including "Hoops," "College Basketball's 25 Greatest Teams," "History of the Final Four" and "Why We Win." He was inducted into the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame, the Wake Forest University Hall of Fame, the Naismith Memorial National Basketball Hall of Fame as the Curt Gowdy Media Award and the National Polish Hall of Fame. Packer also has received the North Carolina Sportscaster of the Year Award. Packer graduated with an economics degree from Wake Forest University in 1962.

He is co-founder of Tour DuPont and Tour of China and the Buckler Challenger and spends the majority of his time investing and developing real estate including Old Beau Golf Club in Roaring Gap, N.C.

Packer was born Feb. 25, 1940 in Wellsville, N.Y. and currently lives in Charlotte, N.C. with his wife, Barbara. He has three children Mark, Liz and Brandt and three grandchildren, G.G, Emerson and Jack.

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Billy Packer Biography

Billy Packer served as the lead analyst for CBS Sports' college basketball coverage. He won a Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Sports Personality/Analyst in 1993. Packer grew up as the son of a coach at Lehigh University and in 1958 was a Pennsylvania All-State basketball selection and two-time Connie Mack Pennsylvania Baseball most outstanding player and went on to attend Wake Forest University, from 1960-62 where he was an All-ACC guard. He led his team to two ACC titles and appeared in two NCAA Tournaments and one Final Four in 1962.

Packer returned to Wake Forest in 1965 as an assistant coach for Bones McKinney and Jack McCloskey. He began his broadcasting career in 1972 covering ACC games and is in his 35th consecutive year calling ACC games for Raycom/Jefferson Pilot Sports. He joined NBC Sports in 1974 for the opening round of the NCAA Tournament and then teamed with Curt Gowdy in 1975 for the entire tournament. The following year he worked with Dick Enberg on college basketball’s first regular-season network television series, as well as the NCAA Tournament. In 1978, Al McGuire joined the pair, becoming one of the most popular broadcasting trios ever.

Packer has written several books, including "Hoops," "College Basketball's 25 Greatest Teams," "History of the Final Four" and "Why We Win." He was inducted into the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame, the Wake Forest University Hall of Fame, the Naismith Memorial National Basketball Hall of Fame as the Curt Gowdy Media Award and the National Polish Hall of Fame. Packer also has received the North Carolina Sportscaster of the Year Award. Packer graduated with an economics degree from Wake Forest University in 1962.

He is co-founder of Tour DuPont and Tour of China and the Buckler Challenger and spends the majority of his time investing and developing real estate including Old Beau Golf Club in Roaring Gap, N.C.

Packer was born Feb. 25, 1940 in Wellsville, N.Y. and currently lives in Charlotte, N.C. with his wife, Barbara. He has three children Mark, Liz and Brandt and three grandchildren, G.G, Emerson and Jack.

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  • How much does it cost to book Billy Packer?

    Booking fees for Billy Packer, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Billy Packer, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Billy Packer?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Billy Packer for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Billy Packer for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Billy Packer or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Billy Packer or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

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