MICKEY PLYLER SHOW (6 AM- 9AM)

Show Summary
Mickey Plyler and Thomas Black are the perfect duo to start your day with here at 105.5 The Roar! First and foremost, this show focuses on Clemson Athletics, hitting on the big stories regarding the football, basketball and baseball programs. In addition to Clemson, the Mickey Plyler Show hits on a broad range of topics, mainly ACC and SEC football, as well as collegiate and professional golf and outdoor sports. The show will update you on all aspects of the world of sports while also maintaining a Clemson focus and flavor.

Mickey Plyler Bio (@Mickeyplyler)
Mickey Plyler brings more than 25 years of experience covering Clemson Athletics to 105.5 The Roar. He began his career as a student assistant in the Sports Information Department at Clemson University. In this role, he had the opportunity to learn from two Clemson legends, Bob Bradley and Tim Bourret. Following his graduation from Clemson, Plyler moved to Hilton Head, SC, where he got his start in the golf industry.

After three years working in Hilton Head for John Farrell, the head golf professional at Harbor Town Golf Links, Plyler moved back to his hometown of Irmo, SC to start his own company, Plyler’s Football Recruiting Service. Three years later, he joined forces with national radio analyst, Bill King, to form the nation’s first monthly football recruiting magazine, South Eastern Recruiting Alliance.

Following the success of the magazine, Plyler was offered his own radio show on 105.5 The Roar in November of 1998. Since he began at WCCP, Plyler has hosted shows in every time slot. He has also served as a play-by-play and color analyst for college and high school football and baseball. In addition, Plyler has hosted pre-game and post-game shows for Clemson football and basketball.

Get to Know Mickey
Hometown: Irmo, SC
Education: Clemson University
Favorite Pro Team: New York Yankees
Favorite Stadium Visited: Yankee Stadium
Greatest Personal Sports Achievement: Birdied the first two holes at Augusta National
Favorite Clemson Football Player of All-Time: Deshaun Watson
Favorite Food: Blue Bell Vanilla Ice Cream
Go-To Restaurant in Clemson: Blue Heron
Favorite Musical Artist: Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band

 

Mickey Plyler

Mickey Plyler

Host

Thomas Black Bio (@WCCPThomasBlack)
Thomas Black has served as the producer of the Mickey Plyler Show since May of 2012. Black is a proud graduate of North Greenville University, where he earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication in 2012.

During his time as a student at North Greenville, Black broadcasted numerous Crusader athletic events. He served as the play-by-play announcer and color commentator for NGU football, men’s and women’s basketball and baseball. Black also got involved in sports radio while at NGU. He co-hosted and hosted sports talk radio shows on NGU’s 95.5 FM broadcasted on and around the NGU campus.

Black, a native son of the southeast, spent his childhood in Kentucky, North Carolina and South Carolina.

Get to Know Thomas
Hometown: High Point, NC
Education: North Greenville University
Favorite Pro Team: Atlanta Braves
Favorite Stadium Visited: Wrigley Field
Greatest Personal Sports Achievement: Starter for an AAU basketball championship team in high school
Favorite Clemson Football Player of All-Time: Deshaun Watson
Favorite Food: Pizza
Go-To Restaurant in Clemson: El Jimador
Favorite Musical Artist: Dave Matthews Band

Thomas Black

Thomas Black

Producer