The Thom Abraham Show debuted in Avon, NY, a suburb of Rochester, in spring, 1998, on WYSL 1040-AM. The show was the station’s only locally hosted, long form talk show and rapidly built a loyal following. Thom also served as the color analyst for the Empire Sport Network’s ECAC College Football Game of the Week, and was a regular on the network’s Fan TV program specializing in College Football. He also appeared on NESN in New England as a college football analyst. In spring of 2001, The Thom Abraham Show moved to the Ft. Myers/Naples market on Sportsradio 770 ESPN.
Thom took over a morning time slot that was drawing a listenership of just over 600. In six ratings periods, over 2 years, listenership grew to 1150, 3700, 6800, 8200 and finally over 11,000. Sales at the station doubled during this period. In Spring of 2004, the show moved to Huntsville, AL, on Sportsradio 730 WUMP and to afternoon drive. The Show once again experienced tremendous growth and became a fixture in the Huntsville sports scene. In addition to the daily show, Thom also hosted the Gameday Tailgate Show on location with the Crimson Tide and has served as the Voice of the Tennessee Valley Vipers in the af2, and the Huntsville Havoc SPHL hockey team.
In July of 2007, the show moved to Nashville, TN on ESPN 106.7 the FAN. In February, 2009, he moved to Sportsradio 560 WNSR in Nashville. The show is also heard on WNTC 103.9 in southern Kentucky and on 97.7 the ZONE in Huntsville, Alabama. Thom lives in Franklin, Tennessee with his wife Allyn and the 4 youngest of their 9 children.
Thom’s background includes 11 years of coaching football at the High School and College level. In high school, Thom earned 4 varsity letters in Football and Wrestling. After passing on an opportunity to play football at the next level, Thom played one year of Hockey at St. John Fisher College in upstate New York, and spent one season on the school’s golf team.