Derrick Pearson is a sports announcer and radio personality, who is affiliated with Pro Football Plus (formerly Redskins Magazine Plus).
Pearson was the announcer for the Utah Snowbears in the 2004-2005 ABA season. During the summer of 2005 Pearson began doing the new, weekly ABA show, ABA Live Talk! The show moved from its original time on Friday to Saturdays at 3 pm. ABA Live Talk! was produced by 'Jared Bronson from World Net Services, Inc. (which designs and hosts several ABA team sites). ABA Live Talk! had segments such as: "Ask the ABA CEO", News Around the League, Important Announcements and ABA League Awards and e-mails from fans and the league president are often read and responded to on the show. The show was broadcast and archived on the ABA's website and are still available online.
Pearson was also the announcer of the Great Eight Tournament in March 2006 in Rochester. Pearson was also the host of Carolina Blitz TV Show in the late 1990s. Pearson was co-host of Redskins Magazine TV Show in Washington, DC. Pearson was host of The Starting Line Up, a radio sports talk show on 1320 KFAN in Salt Lake City, Utah with Ron Boone.
In August 2006, it was announced that Derrick Pearson would be doing a weekly piece, similar to ABA Live Talk!, called "Inside the CBA". Pearson is the General Manager of the CBA Utah Eagles, and is the listed General Manager for the Atlanta Krunk of the CBA.
Today, Derrick Pearson is a high school football, basketball, and baseball coach, formerly at Falls Church High School (Falls Church, Va), Lake Braddock High School (Fairfax, Va), WT Woodson High School (Fairfax, Va) The John Cooper School (The Woodlands, TX) and Layton Christian Academy (Layton, Utah). He provides the student athletes with a lot of motivation. He has been quoted of saying he is "undefeated at life", and is determined to produce greater human beings through sports.