Harris was honored at the 2017 ACC Football Championship Game in Charlotte as Duke’s Football Legend
Duke MBB hosts "Bob Harris Night" to Celebrate Legend
The Voice of the Blue Devils!
Born in the small town of Albemarle, North Carolina, Bob Harris was the Voice of Duke football and basketball for 41 years. His Duke sports announcing career spanned 13 NCAA Men's Basketball Final Fours, 10 championship game appearances and all FIVE Duke NCAA Men's Basketball titles.
In June 2016, Bob was awarded the Order of the Long Leaf Pine. Among the most prestigious awards conferred by the Governor of North Carolina is The Order of the Long Leaf Pine. It is awarded to persons for exemplary service to the State of North Carolina and their communities that is above and beyond the call of duty. This award is granted to citizens who stand out in their communities and who have devoted their lives to serving others. Their efforts have made a significant impact and strengthened North Carolina.
Bob has been honored four times as North Carolina's sportscaster of the year and has also received the Robert Marlowe and Ray Reeve awards for sports broadcasting. In 2006, he was inducted into the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame.
Bob has published his autobiography, "How Sweet It Is!" The book chronicles his life from growing up in Albemarle to becoming one of the best known voices in college sports. "From the Cotton Mill to the Crow’s Nest" is more than a catchphrase, it is a journey of a lifetime.
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NC Sportscaster of the Year
Skeeter Francis Award
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