Former Steelers broadcaster Tunch Ilkin Passes at 63

UPDATE: The Pittsburgh Steelers shared a statement from Steelers President Art Rooney II.

"...He was loved by his family, teammates, and friends. We were fortunate to have Tunch as a player and broadcaster for so many years. Our condolances to his entire family during this time."

You can read the full statement below.


Long-time Steelers Broadcaster and Analyst, Tunch Ilkin, passed away at the age of 63.

Tunch shared in October of 2020 that he was diagnosed with ALS. He retired from broadcasting earlier this year to focus on treatment.

Listen to an audio tribute below that highlights his broadcasting career.

Rest easy, Tunch. You will be dearly missed.

Tunch Ilkin Tribute

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