- Network Analyst
Mike Burnop, Virginia Tech’s Hall of Fame network analyst received a multi-year contract extension prior to the 2015 football season and enters his 34th season in the Hokies’ football booth. Burnop, a former star tight end for the Hokies, still holds the Virginia Tech record for receptions in a season by a tight end with 46. In addition to his broadcasting duties, Burnop owns New River Office Supply; a business operating in Blacksburg, Pearisburg and Salem, Va.
In addition to his role as analyst, Burnop handles all post-game interviews from Tech’s locker room. His versatility at the mic is nearly unparalleled in collegiate athletics as he also serves as the analyst for Tech men’s basketball broadcasts. He is one of just a few announcers nationwide that provide analysis for both sports. Burnop is prominent member of the Blacksburg community, frequently lending his time and talents to philanthropic causes throughout the area.