Nev Chandler

Neville A. "Nev" Chandler, Jr. (born October 2, 1946 in Lakewood, Ohio—died August 7, 1994 in Rocky River, Ohio) was a Cleveland, Ohio-area sports broadcaster. Chandler graduated from Rocky River High School and, in 1968, Northwestern University. In the 1970s, he worked for several television stations in Ohio and sometimes hosted a sports talk show on WWWE-AM. From 1980 to 1984, Chandler served as WWWE's sports director and teamed with Herb Score on Cleveland Indians radio broadcasts. In 1985, he moved to television station WEWS as sports director and sports anchor. He was best known for calling play-by-play for the Cleveland Browns from 1985 to 1993, a time during which the team made the playoffs five straight years. He had no real catchphrase, save maybe for counting down "5-4-3-2-1-touchdown!" as a Browns player ticked off the last few yards before a score. Chandler was a true fan of the team but did not hesitate to criticize his employers, especially when coach Bill Belichick persisted in running speedy halfback Eric Metcalf up the middle.

Personal details

Date of birth
October 2nd, 1946
Date of death
August 7th, 1994 at age of 47
Cause of death
Places lived
Lakewood , Ohio
pop. 51,143 (2013)
Cleveland , Ohio
pop. 390,113 (2013)


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