Sean Tuohy

About Sean Tuohy

Who is it?: Sports Commentator
Birth Day: November 23, 1959
Birth Place: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, United States
College: University of Mississippi
Conference: Southeastern Conference (SEC)
Sport: Basketball
Position: Point guard
High school: Isidore Newman School (New Orleans, Louisiana)

Sean Tuohy

Sean Tuohy was born on November 23, 1959 in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, United States, is Sports Commentator. Sean Tuohy is a well-known basketball sports commentator from America who has served as a broadcaster for Memphis Grizzlies, Ole Miss, Westwood One, and CBS Radio. He has also been featured on TV shows including ‘Katie’, ‘Good Morning America’, ‘Fox and Friends’, ‘20/20’, ‘Dr. Drew’, ‘The Today Show’, ‘Sean Hannity’ and ‘Huckabee’. He is most popular for being the inspiration behind Tim McGraw's character in the Oscar-winning movie ‘The Blind Side’ as well as in the Michael Lewis book ‘The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game’. The book and the film are both based on the commentator’s inspiring story of raising NFL player Michael Oher and eventually adopting him. Tuohy is also a restaurateur who, along with his wife, owns more than eighty-five fast food franchises. He is also famous for being an all-time assist leader in Southeastern Conference (SEC). He had started playing basketball in the early 1980s at the University of Mississippi where he was accepted on a basketball scholarship. The American star and his wife are also authors of a book titled ‘In a Heartbeat: Sharing the Power of Cheerful Giving’.
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Popular As Sean Tuohy
Occupation Miscellaneous
Age 64 years old
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Born November 23, 1959 (New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, United States)
Birthday November 23
Town/City New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, United States
Nationality United States

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Sean Tuohy’s zodiac sign is Sagittarius. According to astrologers, Sagittarius is curious and energetic, it is one of the biggest travelers among all zodiac signs. Their open mind and philosophical view motivates them to wander around the world in search of the meaning of life. Sagittarius is extrovert, optimistic and enthusiastic, and likes changes. Sagittarius-born are able to transform their thoughts into concrete actions and they will do anything to achieve their goals.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Sean Tuohy was born in the Year of the Pig. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Pig are extremely nice, good-mannered and tasteful. They’re perfectionists who enjoy finer things but are not perceived as snobs. They enjoy helping others and are good companions until someone close crosses them, then look out! They’re intelligent, always seeking more knowledge, and exclusive. Compatible with Rabbit or Goat.

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Tuohy married his wife, Leigh Anne, in the mid-1980s and the couple have two children together, and are also the adoptive parents of Michael Oher. In addition to Michael Oher, the Tuohys are parents to daughter Collins Tuohy (December 1986), who was a state champion at the pole vault and Cheerleader, and son Sean Tuohy Jr. (July 1993), who played guard for the Loyola Greyhounds. Tuohy and his wife live in Memphis, Tennessee.


Tuohy led the Ole Miss Rebels to their first SEC Men's Basketball Tournament championship in 1981. As a player at Ole Miss, Tuohy was named All-SEC in each of his four seasons. He was named to the All-Century SEC team and is the only basketball player in the history of the SEC to lead a statistical category for four years, as he did with assists. Tuohy holds the record for single season assists in the Southeastern Conference with 260. Tuohy is only the fourth basketball player ever chosen to the Ole Miss Sports Hall of Fame. Drafted by the NBA’s New Jersey Nets with the 218th pick (Round 10) in 1982, he opted to continue his career overseas before returning to the U.S. to be with his father in his final days.


Tuohy has also been a broadcaster for the Memphis Grizzlies of the NBA since 2001. He has seven years of experience as an analyst for radio broadcasts at Ole Miss, as well as national broadcasts for Westwood One and CBS Radio.


Tuohy, his wife Leigh Anne, and his family are a subject of Michael Lewis' 2006 book, The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game, and its 2009 feature film adaptation, The Blind Side, where he is portrayed by Tim McGraw. The book and subsequent film are based on the Tuohys' raising of National Football League player Michael Oher, who was recently released by the Carolina Panthers.


Tuohy and his wife are also the co-authors of the book, In a Heartbeat: Sharing the Power of Cheerful Giving, which was released in 2010.

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