OUT OF BOUNDS (9 AM- NOON)
Out of Bounds is a fast paced show that covers all things sports both locally and nationally. Qualk and Kelly bring their 20-something’s opinions and perspectives to a show that strives to inform but also entertain. Of course, Qualk and Kelly talk all things Clemson, specifically, football, basketball and baseball. However, Out of Bounds, will also hit on current events outside of the upstate, detailing the latest happenings in the NBA, NFL, MLB and collegiate sports around the country.
William Qualkinbush Bio (@QualkTalk)
William Qualkinbush brings a youthful and enthusiastic presence to WCCP 105.5 The Roar as the host Out of Bounds. Qualkinbush, or “Qualk”, has been broadcasting on WCCP since June 2011, when he got his start co-hosting and producing the Mickey Plyler Show and hosting his own show, Qualk Talk, on Saturday mornings from 10 AM- 12N. He took over the reins of Out of Bounds as the show’s full-time host in February 2014.
In addition to his sports talk radio work at the station, Qualk has worked in a variety of different sports-related fields, all with a Clemson focus or connection. He currently writes for TheClemsonInsider.com, covering all things Clemson for the website. He spent six years as a student assistant, and then a graduate assistant, in the Clemson University Sports Information Department. He also spent his college years serving as a freelance writer, most frequently for the Daily Journal in Seneca and IPTAY Media, covering everything from youth and high school sports to the College World Series. Earlier in his college career, Qualk was a contributor for Bleacher Report and hosted his own sports radio program on the Clemson University campus station, WSBF.
Qualk also serves as the play-by-play voice for Clemson baseball and Clemson women’s basketball as well as the High School Football Zone, a weekly high school football game aired on 105.5 The Roar. Qualk has experience as a public address announcer for the Clemson baseball team as well as Clemson volleyball, women’s basketball, track and field, men’s and women’s soccer and men’s and women’s tennis.
Qualk has deep roots within the Clemson community as a lifetime native of the upstate. He has served part-time as a worship and youth leader at Central First Baptist Church, where his father is the senior pastor. His parents are avid Clemson supporters and IPTAY donors who made sure he attended every home football game during his youth. Qualk is a graduate of nearby Daniel High School, where his mother teaches math, and a two-time graduate of Clemson University (Bachelor’s degree- 2010 and Master’s degree- 2013).
Get to Know Qualk
Hometown: Clemson, SC
Education: Clemson University
Favorite Pro Team: Cincinnati Reds, Indianapolis Colts, Indiana Pacers
Favorite Stadium Visited: University of Phoenix Stadium
Greatest Personal Sports Achievement: Making a game-winning three-pointer with less than a minute left on Senior Night
Favorite Clemson Football Player of All-Time: Jarvis Jenkins
Favorite Food: Mom’s meatloaf
Go-To Restaurant in Clemson: Palmetto’s Smokehouse & Oyster Bar
Favorite Musical Artist: Lecrae
Kelly Gramlich Bio (@KellyGramlich)
Kelly Gramlich got her start at WCCP 105.5 The Roar in February 2015, appearing on Out of Bounds twice a week. She became the full-time producer and co-host of the show in May 2016. Gramlich also serves as the color commentator for Clemson women’s basketball broadcasts on the station.
Prior to 105.5 The Roar, Gramlich was a student assistant in the Clemson Athletic Communications Department, serving as one of the media contacts for the Clemson women’s basketball team. In addition to her work at Clemson, Gramlich worked for the WNBA’s Chicago Sky in the summer of 2015 as a public relations intern.
Gramlich is a two-time graduate of Clemson University, earning a Bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies in 2014 and a Master’s degree in Communication, Technology and Society in 2016. While at Clemson, Gramlich was a member of the Clemson women’s basketball team from 2011-14 and holds the record for most three-pointers made in a single game with eight.
During graduate school, Gramlich worked as a research assistant for Dr. Jimmy Sanderson in Clemson’s Sports Communication Department. Along with Sanderson, Gramlich is the co-author of three scholarly articles published in the Journal of Issues in Intercollegiate Athletics, the Journal of Sociology and Sport and the Journal of Communication and Sport.
Get to Know Kelly
Hometown: Austin, TX
Education: Clemson University
Favorite Pro Team: San Antonio Spurs, Dallas Cowboys
Favorite Stadium Visited: Carrier Dome
Greatest Personal Sports Achievement: Beating #21 North Carolina my freshman season in Chapel Hill
Favorite Clemson Football Player of All-Time: Deshaun Watson
Favorite Food: Texas BBQ
Go-To Restaurant in Clemson: Blue Heron
Favorite Musical Artist: Taylor Swift