The Award is given annually to ACU graduates who bring honor to the University through both personal lifetime achievement, as well as service to the University, Church or community.
Barrow began work in 1982 when he was hired as a broadcast associate for CBS Sports.
From there, Barrow quickly moved up to Associate Producer, then to Producer in 1994.
Lance Barrow has had a vast career during his time with CBS; serving as Replay Director for both Superbowl XXXV and XXXVIII.
During the CBS Sports Superbowl XLI coverage, Barrow served as both coordinating producer, and lead producer.
Barrow has also produced many prestigious events such as the 1994 Winter Olympics and the Masters; winning Emmy Awards for producing the NCAA Men's Basketball Championship, the Daytona 500, and many other NFL games.
Barrow has remained an avid supporter of ACU throughout his career, as made apparent through his eagerness to brag about his Alma Mater both on and off the air.
NFL coach, John Madden, was once Barrow's guest at ACU during the 1980's.
Barrow brought Madden to Abilene Christian in order to give him a taste of West Texas and give him the opportunity to taste Danny's Bar-B-Q on the ACU hill.
While still at ACU, Barrow served as Sports Director for KACU-FM.
Recently, a room in the Teague Special Events Center at ACU has been named after him.
Barrow currently lives in the Dallas area with his wife, Melissa and his two daughters, Katie and Caroline.
Lance Barrow will be honored at The Alumni Day Luncheon, Feb. 22, in the Gary and Sylvia McCaleb Conference Center in ACU’s Hunter Welcome Center.
Tickets are available for $20 each or $200 for a table of eight.
For more information or to purchase tickets call:
or visit www.acu.edu/alumni_rsvp.