CBS Sports announcer Bill Macatee will serve as Grand Marshal of the annual Sun Bowl Thanksgiving Day parade this Thursday, Nov. 24 in El Paso, Texas. Macatee graduated from Burges High School in El Paso, and attended Texas State University (then Lamar University). Macatee joins a long and distinguished list of past marshals including New York Yankees Hall of Famer Mickey Mantle, former El Paso golfer and PGA Tour great Lee Trevino, UTEP basketball coaching legend Don Haskins and U.S. Army Five-Star General Omar N. Bradley. The Sun Bowl Parade celebrates its 75th anniversary this year.
For the 44th consecutive year, CBS Sports will broadcast the annual 78th Sun Bowl on Saturday, Dec. 31 (2:00 PM, ET).