"Extra" brings you the play-by-play on ESPN reporter Erin Andrews. These interesting facts will surprise you!
Following Daddy's Footsteps...
Erin’s father, Stephen Andrews, a six-time Emmy winner, began as an investigative journalist for WFLA-TV in Tampa.
Erin was a member of the Zeta Tau Alpha sorority.
Erin was a member of the Dazzlers, the Florida Gator basketball dance team, from 1997-2000.
A True Gator
Erin graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Arts in Telecommunications in 2000.
Early Reporting Days
Andrews began her career as a freelance reporter from 2000-01, then served as a Tampa Bay Lightning reporter for the Sunshine Network.
Taking One for the Team
On July 8, 2009, Andrews was struck on the chin by a foul ball hit by Alex Cora of the New York Mets.
Her first professional job was with FOX Sports Net as a bureau reporter in Tampa Bay.
Beauty and Brains
In 2007 and 2008, she was voted "America's Sexiest Sportscaster" by Playboy magazine.
Erin’s sister, Kendra, is a professional dancer and sometime model.