Audacy, Inc., an American multinational audio content and enjoyment group and the parent company of Detroit’s No. 1-rated sporting activities station, The Ticket (WXYT-FM 97.1) introduced yesterday, Aug. 5, that Lang would be part of the group as the Detroit Lions Radio Network’s sideline reporter for the 2021-22 season.
Lang is a 2009 graduate of Eastern Michigan. He was a soccer student-athlete who started out his vocation (2005) on the defensive line and then moved to the offensive line (2006) his sophomore calendar year. Once he produced the go, he begun 36 consecutive games at offensive deal with for the Eagles, earning 2nd Crew All-Mid-American Meeting honors his senior calendar year (2008).
Because his actively playing days, he has remained very lively with the application. In 2017, he and his household pledged $500,000 to guidance the building of the Pupil-Athlete General performance Heart. The building’s point out-of-the-art fat room is officially named the Thomas J. Lang Strength and Conditioning Center and is dubbed “T.J.’s Garage,” in honor of his late father. On top of that, Lang has manufactured numerous visitor appearances on WEMU 89.1 FM, the property station of EMU Athletics broadcasts, through football video games as a guest color commentator.
“As Detroit’s No. 1 sports talk station, we are energized to include T.J. to our incredible team,” explained Debbie Kenyon, Senior Vice President and Market Supervisor of Audacy Detroit. “As a indigenous Detroiter who played for Eastern Michigan College, T.J. has great passion and a sturdy relationship to our good state. His professional soccer practical experience will provide unbelievable perception to the station, primarily on recreation days.”
“I look at it an unbelievable honor to be becoming a member of a fantastic team of men and women at 97.1 The Ticket,” said Lang. “I appear ahead to performing with the legendary Dan Miller and Lions legend Lomas Brown on gamedays this season, although also contributing to weekly information with demonstrates on 97.1. I am fired up to convey a distinctive viewpoint about the league every single 7 days, though learning as a lot as I can alongside the way.”
Lang will formally commence his new function now, Aug. 6. In addition to his reporting duties, he will make weekly appearances on The Ticket to discuss Lions football. Updates on any foreseeable future appearances with WEMU 89.1 FM will be supplied at a later on date.
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