9 Quick Facts about Erin Andrews

"Extra" brings you the play-by-play on ESPN reporter Erin Andrews. These interesting facts will surprise you!

Erin Andrews

Following Daddy's Footsteps...

Erin’s father, Stephen Andrews, a six-time Emmy winner, began as an investigative journalist for WFLA-TV in Tampa.

Sorority Girl

Erin was a member of the Zeta Tau Alpha sorority.

Dazzling Dancer

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.

Career Moves

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.