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Dave LaMont is an American sports commentator, working as a play-by-play man for Fox Sports and ESPN.[1]

Dave LaMont
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LaMont at a PBA bowling tournament in 2019
ResidencePlantation, Florida
EducationUniversity of Miami
B.A. Communications
TitleESPN/ABC commentator

Early careerEdit

LaMont served as a radio announcer for Miami Hurricanes basketball and baseball from 1998 until 2000, as well as serving as a host and substitute play-by-play announcer for the Miami Heat from 1993-1999.

LaMont was previously the voice of the Florida Atlantic Owls football program, from its inception in 2001 through the 2010 season. He spent six years as the co-host of NFL Sunday on Westwood One Radio, from 2002 until 2008, and was a broadcaster on the Orioles Radio Network from 2001 until 2009.[2]

LaMont made national headlines in 2010 for an angry rant after a helmet-to-helmet hit during a FAU game.[3]


LaMont began working part-time for ABC as a college football sideline reporter in 2004, adding play-by-play duties in 2005. He continued serving as a part-time play-by-play man for ESPN and ABC from 2006 until 2010.[4]

In 2011, LaMont joined ESPN full-time, doing play-by-play for college football on ESPN, college basketball on the SEC Network and several other assignments as well.

From 2016 to 2018, LaMont was the lead play-by-play broadcaster for PBA Tour events on ESPN.[5] Since the PBA's move to FOX Sports in 2019, LaMont has occasionally filled in for the current lead broadcaster Rob Stone when he is not available.