Baylor University and IMG College are in the fourth year of a ten-year agreement that provides the company with exclusive multi-media rights for the school's highly successful 19-sport intercollegiate athletics program. Baylor IMG Sports Marketing is on pace to set record sales revenue for Baylor University entering into their ninth year.
Baylor is guaranteed an annual rights fee and shares in additional revenues while IMG owns the rights to all sales and marketing opportunities associated with Baylor sports, including a radio network for all sports, print advertising in various athletic department publications, all signage in university athletic facilities, intellectual property, in-venue promotions, and digital assets.
The industry leader in collegiate sports marketing partnerships, IMG college currently owns the multi-media rights for more than 80 university, conference and bowl game partnerships around the nation, including Florida State, Washington, BYU, Texas, Ohio State, Georgia and Florida, to name a few.
Matt Iazzetti (Baylor, 1997) is in his tenth year with Baylor IMG (his second as General Manager). He joined the Baylor IMG team from Waco's KWTX-TV, where he worked for seven years, the last five as sports director. Matt lives with his wife Emily, son Paller, and daughter Ann in Waco, TX.
Clark McCormack (Baylor, 2013) is in his second year as Account Executive of Baylor IMG Sports Marketing. He joined the Baylor IMG Sports Marketing team from the Dallas Mavericks where he had worked for the previous three seasons as a Corporate Sponsorship Account Executive. Clark is married to Becca Dixon McCormack (Baylor, 2013). Both Clark and Becca are natives of Houston, Texas.
Diana Curti (Baylor, 2015) is in her second year with Baylor IMG and her first as an Account Executive with the property. She started with IMG College as a Partner Services Coordinator at Baylor in December 2015. She graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration, majoring in Sports Sponsorship and Sales, and is from Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Emily Cocoris (Baylor, 2014) joined the Baylor IMG team in February 2018 and serves as an Account Executive. Over the past four years, Emily worked at American Airlines Center in Dallas as the Senior Manager of Premium Suites. Emily and her husband, Thaddeus, both attended Baylor University, where she also had the opportunity to work with the Baylor Athletics Communications staff from 2011-2014.
Claire Bryan (Auburn, 2013) joined the Baylor IMG Sports Marketing staff in January 2018 and serves as the partner services coordinator for Baylor Athletics Department corporate partners. Bryan worked from 2016-17 with FOX Sports College Properties at Auburn University, where she served as the manager of partner services. Prior to FOX Sports, Bryan worked as a partner services coordinator with Auburn IMG Sports Marketing from 2013-16. A native of Birmingham, Ala., Bryan earned her bachelor's degree from Auburn. She is married to Taylor Bryan.
Bears fans will once again be able to follow every exciting play of Baylor Football this season on the Baylor IMG Sports Network thanks to its experienced crew of professionals who broadcast the action worldwide.
The "Voice of the Bears," John Morris (Baylor, 1980), enters his 31st year broadcasting Baylor Football in 2017. This is Morris' 23rd year as the signature voice of Baylor Athletics since succeeding the legendary Frank Fallon. Entering the 2017 season, Morris has broadcast 341 consecutive Baylor Football games. He was a finalist for Texas Sportscaster of the Year by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association in 2013 and has also been behind the mic for Baylor Basketball, Women's Basketball, Baseball, Softball, Volleyball, Soccer, Track & Field, Equestrian, Acrobatics & Tumbling, and Men's & Women's Tennis.
Three-time Academic All-American J.J. Joe returns for his 12th season as color analyst. The Bears' leading passer for four consecutive seasons from 1990-1993, Joe graduated as Baylor's career passing and total offense leader. He serves as a partner and the Chief Financial Officer for Beverly Sue Global Services. Joe was inducted into the Baylor Athletic Hall of Fame in 2006.
Ricky Thompson returns for his 16th season providing sideline color and analysis. Thompson is a former SWC long jump champion and was the Bears' leading receiver in 1975 before embarking on a seven-year NFL career. He is also a member of the Baylor Athletic Hall of Fame, inducted in 1992.
Bob Baker is the football broadcast engineer and handles the same duties for B.U. Basketball as well. D.J. Turner returns as studio host in the Baylor Scott & White Health-IMG Network Studios.
Every play of Baylor Football 2017 is available online at www.BaylorBears.com, Sirius/XM Satellite Radio, and the TuneIn App.
For additional information on the multi-media rights held by Baylor IMG Sport Marketing or for corporate partnership/advertising opportunities, call 254.710.3271.
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