Longtime Alabama football announcer Eli Gold revealed that he’s battling a “treatable” form of cancer, per Michal Casagrande of al.com. Gold released a statement on his situation, per Crimson Tide Sports Network on Twitter.
“I want to thank everyone for their well wishes and prayers. After extensive testing, I have now been diagnosed of a treatable form of cancer. I’m already making progress and hope to get back behind the mic again soon. Roll Tide!”
Gold has been doing Alabama football broadcasts since 1988. He’s a familiar voice for Crimson Tide fans.