27 Facts About Jimmy Cefalo


James Carmen Cefalo was born on October 6,1956 and is an American journalist, news broadcaster and sports broadcaster, radio talk show host, Voice of the Miami Dolphins, businessman, wine enthusiast and former professional American football wide receiver and game show host.


Jimmy Cefalo is one of 50-plus people on Pittston's Inspiration Mural, which celebrates prominent figures in the Pittston community and is Pennsylvania's third-largest mural.


Jimmy Cefalo returned to Pittston Area for a football game as recently as September 2015.


Jimmy Cefalo was a standout at Penn State University from 1974 to 1977.


Jimmy Cefalo led the Nittany Lions in all-purpose yards his senior season.


Jimmy Cefalo was named most valuable player of the 1976 Gator Bowl.


Jimmy Cefalo earned a Bachelor of Arts in journalism in 1978.

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Jimmy Cefalo was a third round draft choice of the Miami Dolphins in the 1978 NFL Draft.


In Super Bowl XVII, Jimmy Cefalo replaced receiver Nat Moore out as the result of an ankle injury.


Jimmy Cefalo caught the team's only offensive touchdown and averaged 41 yards per catch.


In 1984, Jimmy Cefalo caught the Dan Marino pass that broke the record for most touchdown passes in a season.


Jimmy Cefalo played in one of the most famous games in NFL history: the AFC divisional playoff game between the San Diego Chargers and Miami Dolphins on January 2,1982 at the Orange Bowl.


Jimmy Cefalo has been a correspondent for NBC News on The Today Show, sports anchor for NBC News at Sunrise and co-host of the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea.


Jimmy Cefalo hosted NBC's pregame coverage for Game 4 of the 1987 National League Championship Series, as Marv Albert was away on a boxing assignment for NBC.


Jimmy Cefalo hosted NBC's pregame show for Game 4 of the 1989 American League Championship Series as Marv Albert was away on an NFL assignment for NBC.


Jimmy Cefalo is currently the play-by-play man and "Voice of the Miami Dolphins" radio broadcast team and the host of South Florida's First News Program for WIOD.


In 1988, Jimmy Cefalo won an Emmy for his writing on the 24th Olympic Games.


Three years later, Jimmy Cefalo was signed to host Sports Snapshot, a game show that merged home shopping with sports trivia.


Jimmy Cefalo became the play-by-play man on the Miami Dolphins radio broadcast team on Dolphins flagship station WQAM in 2005.


Jimmy Cefalo was partnered with former Dolphins Joe Rose and the late Jim "Mad Dog" Mandich.


For thirteen years, Jimmy Cefalo was the Sports Director at WPLG-TV in Miami.


Jimmy Cefalo is a well-known oenophile, with over 1,200 bottles in his personal wine cellar.


Jimmy Cefalo's family has been in the wine business for several generations.


The Jimmy Cefalo family has been involved in the making and selling of wine for the past 150 years.


Jimmy Cefalo's great grandfather was a wine maker and inn keeper in Central Italy.

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Michael Jimmy Cefalo became a coal miner, land owner, and wine maker in Northeastern Pennsylvania.


Until it closed in October 2008, Jimmy Cefalo's Wine Cellar was a 7,000-square foot facility that included several components - a historic bar, a retail wine store with tasting room and a private membership wine cave serving 99 members, with their private lockers.