After graduating from Brother Martin High School in New Orleans, Gus took his passion for athletics to the University of Southern Mississippi, where he majored in Broadcast Journalism and minored in Coaching and Athletic Administration.
Professionally, Gus has been entrenched in New Orleans sports radio as a journalist reporting on the Saints, the Hornets, LSU, and other professional and college sports. He has also served as the Sideline Reporter for the Saints Radio Network for two years and as Sideline Reporter and Color Commentator for the former Arena Football League’s Voodoo Radio Network for three years.
Gus for the past five years has been a part of Tulane football broadcasts serving as the pregame and post game show host along as patrolling the sidelines as the sideline reporter. Gus also serves as play-by-play for Tulane's women's basketball games and is entering his fourth season.
In 2009, he was hired as the Sports Director at WMTI 106.1 The Ticket, where he also hosts The Sports Hangover heard weekdays from 3 pm to 6 pm. Recently he became the newest member of the ESPN New Orleans lineup bringing the Sports Hangover to our lunch break weekdays 12-3pm.
“I'm excited to be joining the team of ESPN New Orleans,” says the GKatt. “The support for the Sports Hangover recently has been overwhelming and incredibly humbling. It' also shows that this city, long known for it's love of Sports, has a hunger for multiple sports shows and opinions. Louisiana is known as the Sportsman Paradise and there is definitely no shortage of local sports to talk about with the talent the boot state produces in Prep athletics and passion fans have for college sports to go along with their love of the Saints. Add a rising Pelicans squad led by the future of the NBA in Anthony Davis and it's an incredibly exciting time to be covering and talking about sports in New Orleans.”
For his consistent efforts, Gus has been rewarded, this summer the Press Club of New Orleans selected the Sports Hangover the best Sports Talk sho. Other awards include two Regional Murrow Awards presented by the Radio-Television News Directors Association for Sports Feature and several Louisiana Associated Press awards for Best Sportscast and Sports Story in the state.
There are no games scheduled for today.