RIP, Jim Mandich, a Miami Dolphin Till The End
|The Mad Dog of South Florida Radio|
After his playing days were over, he landed his first radio gig in 1983 on WIOD, where he met radio legend Neil Rogers, who turned Mandich's trademark exuberant "alrrriight" into a regular sound bite that followed the pair to 560 WQAM.
Mandich had been the Dolphins' color commentator alongside former teammates Jimmy Cefalo and Joe Rose since 2007. Below is the trio's jubliliant reaction when the Dolphins avoided becoming the first NFL team to lose every game by beating the Baltimore Ravens:
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