Voice of the Eagles Nate Hirsch Passes

STATESBORO, Ga (WSAV) – An icon of the Eagle Nation passed away Sunday.

Georgia Southern Athletics confirmed on social media that in fact long time voice of the eagles Nate Hirsch passed away.

Hirsch’s storied career in radio broadcasting is commemorated through his inductions into the Georgia Radio Hall of Fame, the Georgia Southern Athletics Hall of Fame and the Statesboro sports Hall of Fame.

Hirsch has called all Eagle Football on the GSU Sports Network since the program’s revival in 1982 after first becoming involved with the athletics department as a play-by-play man for Eagle basketball during the 1971-72 season.

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