Mark Johnson is the play-by-play announcer for the Colorado Buffaloes football and men’s basketball teams. He has been known as the “Voice of the Buffs” for nearly two decades, and his booming voice and enthusiastic commentary have become synonymous with Colorado athletics.
Johnson began his broadcasting career in his home state of North Dakota, where he called games for the University of North Dakota. He then spent three years as the “Voice of the Orange” for Syracuse University football and men’s basketball. In 2004, Johnson was hired as the director of broadcasting for the University of Colorado, and he has been calling Buffaloes games ever since.
Johnson has seen it all during his time in Boulder. He has called games during some of the program’s darkest days, as well as some of its most memorable moments. In 2023, Johnson is witnessing a renaissance of Buffaloes football, as the team is led by new head coach Deion Sanders.
Johnson is more than just a broadcaster. He is a passionate advocate for the University of Colorado and its athletic programs. He is also a beloved figure among Buffaloes fans, who appreciate his dedication and enthusiasm.
Johnson grew up in Hillsboro, North Dakota. After graduating from high school, Johnson attended the University of North Dakota, where he studied broadcasting.
After college, Johnson landed a job as a sports reporter at a radio station in Lafayette, Indiana. He then spent three years as the sports director of a radio station in Denver. In 2004, Johnson was hired as the director of broadcasting for the University of Colorado.
Johnson has had a major impact on the University of Colorado and its athletic programs. He has helped to raise the profile of the school and its teams, and he has inspired countless young people to pursue careers in broadcasting.
Johnson is also a role model for many Buffaloes fans. He is a passionate and knowledgeable broadcaster who loves the University of Colorado. He is also a kind and caring person who is always willing to help others.
Johnson is truly the “Voice of the Buffs.” He is a beloved figure among Buffaloes fans, and his commentary is an essential part of the Colorado athletics experience.
— Mark Johnson (@MJBuffsVoice) October 25, 2023
You can find Mark Johnson calling Colorado Football games on the radio every Saturday in the fall. Find the local stations at WhatRadioStation.