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Rod Gilmore

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Name  Rod Gilmore

Role  American football player
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Education  Stanford University, University of California, Berkeley

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Rodney "Rod" Gilmore is an American college football analyst for ESPN. He works with Mark Jones on the network's Friday and Saturday night telecasts. Prior to joining ESPN in 1996, Gilmore worked for Prime Time Sports, SportsChannel Bay Area, and Pacific Sports Network. He is a 1982 graduate of Stanford University, where he played football for three years, and received his law degree from the University of California, Berkeley in 1986. He was part of the Stanford team that was involved in The Play, a last-second kickoff return by the University of California Golden Bears to defeat Stanford in The Big Game on November 20, 1982. Gilmore speaks fluent German, and once interviewed a German football player in the language during an ESPN college football broadcast.

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In addition to calling college football games, Gilmore is a practicing attorney in the San Francisco Bay Area. His father, Carter Gilmore, was the first African American elected to the Oakland, California, city council; and his wife, Marie Gilmore, was elected as the mayor of Alameda, California, in November 2010.

On August 15, 2016, it was made public that Gilmore had been diagnosed with blood cancer.


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