Episode 43: Matt Zimmerman
Matt Zimmerman is all Razorback, no matter what. We sit down with the current radio color analyst for men’s basketball games to talk about his life and career, starting with growing up in Arkansas and the difficulty of transitioning to his new role (5:56). We talk about how he became a student manager with the Razorback basketball team (20:09) and his role in the “Strollin’ with Nolan” game (28:34). He tells us about his time in the Army and becoming a high school coach, and how he ended up on Mike Anderson’s staff at UAB, Missouri and Arkansas (35:35). We get into his transition into his new role as radio analyst (47:38), and finally, he shares a must-listen story about finding a lucky penny (56:14).