George Allen “Pat” Summerall dies at the age of 82 tuesday evening. Summerall was checked into Zale Lipshy University Hospital in Dallas, Texas, for surgery on a broken hip. Later Summerall was pronounced dead after having complications with cardiac arrest.
Summerall had a long lived broadcasting career. He was introduced it the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association Hall of Fame in 1994 and won National Sportscaster of the Year in 1977. He was also referred to as the “voice of football” by John Madden a long time colleague