Joe Zagacki

Joe ZagackiJoe Zagacki’s voice and face are well known in South Florida, where he’s covered the sports scene for nearly 4 decades.

“Joe Z” has been a staple on University of Miami game broadcasts since 1989, where he worked alongside the late Sonny Hirsch. He’s has been the play by play voice of the Miami Hurricanes football, basketball and baseball teams since 2002.

Zagacki has called all 5 University of Miami football championship games, 22 Bowl games, and The ACC basketball championship. Joe has also broadcast 2 of the 4 Hurricane College World Series championships and has called over 40 CWS games- the 3rd most in CWS history.

Joe Z started his career in 1979 at WIOD. He was also the very first program director at Miami’s Sports Radio 560 WQAM, helping launch it as a sports-talk outlet in 1992. He has hosted a variety of programs on the station and also spent time as a television sports anchor on CBS 4.

Joe graduated from Chaminade High School in Hollywood, FL and attended Florida International University.

No. 3 Hurricanes Look To Keep Rolling Against ACC Rival Virginia

The 3rd ranked Miami Hurricanes are now squarely in the national spotlight and face the consequences that come with it, which means playing a do-or-die game every week.

11/16/2017

Excitement Building As Miami, Notre Dame Prepare To Renew Top-Tier Rivalry

A generation ago Miami and Notre Dame battled in a galaxy of their own and the matchups were epic.

11/09/2017

Hurricanes Head To Chapel Hill Looking To Remain Undefeated

This week the University of Miami rolls into Chapel Hill to face North Carolina in a 12 p.m. kickoff from Keenan Stadium.

10/25/2017

Defense Needs To Step Up For Hurricanes Against High-Flying Syracuse

You might call this week’s Miami Hurricanes game with Syracuse the fast and furious.

10/19/2017

Hurricanes Defense Will Have Its Hands Full With Georgia Tech Running Game

When the Miami Hurricanes take the field Saturday against Georgia Tech, first place in the Coastal Division of the ACC will be on the line.

10/11/2017

Rivalry Renewed: Miami And FSU Battle For Florida Bragging Rights

It’s always the game that is circled on the calendar.

10/05/2017

Hurricanes Begin Conference Play On Road Against Undefeated Duke

For the 8th time in the last nine years the Miami Hurricanes will open ACC play on the road.

09/28/2017

After Long Layoff, Hurricanes Ready To Resume Season Against High-Powered Toledo

After a three week break because of Hurricane Irma the Miami Hurricanes will take the field on Saturday against the Toledo Rockets.

09/21/2017

Miami Hurricanes Enter New Season With Roster Full Of Talent

There are many things to be excited about with the Hurricanes as they kickoff the season Saturday against Bethune-Cookman.

08/31/2017

Hurricanes Hope To Break Losing Streak In Big ACC Game At Virginia Teach

It’s been a tough few weeks for the University of Miami football team.

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