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Alabama Crimson Tide broadcaster Chris Stewart is realizing a childhood dream come true.

Stewart has been called on to fill in for the ill Eli Gold as Bama football play-by-play man during the upcoming season. He regrets the circumstances, but is prepared for the challenge.

Stewart shared his thoughts about the challenge, interviewing Coach Saban, his Mount Rushmore of sport’s broadcasters and even a quick Kenny Stabler impression in an interview with 95.3 The Bear on Monday morning.

Listen to Chris Stewart on the 953 Bear Steve and DC Morning Show here.

95.3 The Bear's team sends thoughts and prayers for a speedy recovery to Eli Gold. The family has not released specific information about the health issues that have sidelined Eli for part or all of the upcoming football season.

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