Mick Hubert

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Mick Hubert
Born February 16
St. Anne, Illinois
Residence Gainesville, Florida
Nationality American
Education Illinois State University
Occupation Radio play-by-play announcer
Employer Florida Gators
Spouse(s) Judy Hubert

Mick Hubert is the radio play-by-play announcer of Florida Gators athletic teams at the University of Florida. He covers football, basketball, baseball, and other sports. Hubert has worked for UF since 1989. Hubert graduated from Illinois State University in 1976. Prior to joining the Gator Radio Network, he worked as the sports director at WHIO-TV in Dayton, Ohio, and did play-by-play for Bradley University athletics. He also did play-by-play of NCAA tournament games for ESPN from 1986 to 1990.

As the radio voice of the Gators, Hubert called the Gators' 1996, 2006, and 2008 football national championship wins over the Florida State Seminoles, the Ohio State Buckeyes, and the Oklahoma Sooners, as well as the 2006 and 2007 men's basketball championship victories over UCLA, and Ohio State in the NCAA tournament. On football broadcasts, he works with color analyst Lee McGriff. For basketball games, he calls the action alongside Mark Wise.

Hubert's trademark call of "Oh my!" is synonymous to listeners who know something good has just happened. It is most commonly recognized following great plays throughout Gator history including Chris Doering's last minute touchdown catch [1] from Danny Wuerffel to beat Kentucky in 1993, Jacquez Green's reception in the final two minutes against Florida State in 1997 to set up the game winning touchdown, Jarvis Moss's blocked field goal to secure the 2006 victory against South Carolina to keep Florida in the hunt for the National Championship, and Antonio Callaway's 63-yard touchdown reception on 4th and 14 to defeat Tennessee 28-27 in 2015.