Crack-Addicted NFL Stadium Announcer: Homeless

Mark Washburn of the CHARLOTTE OBSERVER has the beyond bizarre story of longtime Carolina Panthers Stadium Announcer Jon Robinson. Washburn initially describes Robinson’s previous public life as:

Jon Robinson Former Carolina Panthers Stadium Announcer

High school basketball star who went to play for Lefty Driesell at the University of Maryland. Morning host on WBT-AM. News anchor on Channel 3. Stadium announcer for the Carolina Panthers. Cancer survivor.

Robinson was the Panther Stadium announcer since the franchise’s inception in 1995, until two months ago.  Most recently, Robinson was also a high profile morning show DJ in Charlotte on a station that caters mostly to “suburban soccer moms.”

But when Robinson lost those jobs, he had a confession to make. Read more…