Brett Dolan

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What I do for SportsRadio 610: I’m a utility infielder. Good glove, no hit. Some sports flashes, game coverage, Texans training camp, Texans pre-game show and much, much more once I figure out what all these buttons are for in the control room.

Birthday: Feb. 18

Twitter: brettdolan24

Hometown: Casey, IA

College: University of Iowa- 1992

High School: Adair-Casey High School. Go ahead, just try and find it on a map.

How long at SportsRadio 610: July 2013. I am the rookie but at least I have my ID card. You can’t even go the bathroom around here without said card.

The coolest person at 610: Well Robert Henslee has the best hair but Ted Johnson has three Super Bowl rings.

What I love about Houston: The passion and performance of the youth sports in the city and the suburbs. I also love the professional sports stadiums and arenas. Well done.

My favorite four letter word: Iowa. It’s my homeland. Go Hawks.

Favorite people to interview: Biggio, Clemens and of course Lance Berkman.

My experience: 19 years of professional baseball play-by-play experience, seven with the Astros. Mix in a little MLB Network and ESPN (College baseball) this summer to go along with college football and basketball on the Touchdown Radio Network (national games) CSN Houston and Fox Sports Southwest. High school football and basketball games with the Legacy Sports Network. P.A. Announcer for the Texas Bowl.

The teams I followed growing up: Iowa Hawkeyes, Kansas City Royals and Green Bay Packers. Now I am a minority owner of the Pack- two whole shares.

Signature phrases: That’s nonsense. That seems to apply to sooo many things today.

Favorite sport experiences:

  • Witnessing Craig Biggio’s 3000th hit at Minute Maid Park.
  • Being in attendance at Games 6 & 7 of the 2001 World Series in Phoenix with my dad. Game 7 was a dramatic finish to one the best Series of all time.
  • Taking my son to the NCAA Championship Game at Reliant Stadium in 2011. Although my ten-year old could have shot the ball better than the two teams did that night.
  • Being at the Orange Bowl (2010) when Iowa defeated Georgia Tech and watching the Hawks take out LSU in the Capitol One Bowl in 2005 on one of the best finishes to a bowl game ever. Sorry Saban. Sorry Jamarcus.
  • Coaching first base in a Midwest League minor league game for the Beloit Snappers.
  • Watching my son’s Lamar National All Star baseball team go to state this summer.

Sports I played growing up: Baseball, basketball and golf.

Family: Wife Betsy, son Will and daughter Kate. Yes, I know, Will and Kate, the royal couple lives in my house.

College Football Wraps Up Spring Camps

With the completion of college football’s spring games, let the arguments and anticipation build towards the fall. Major League Baseball might be in full swing, but around these parts, it might as well be college […]

SportsRadio 610–12 hours ago

Springer Ready For Offense To Pick Up

It doesn’t take Astros right fielder George Springer long to answer whether he is a fast or slow starter in his baseball career. “I am a slow guy,” he admitted Thursday at a charity breakfast. […]

SportsRadio 610–04/17/2015

Porter’s SELF Foundation Could Go Nationwide

Bo Porter was back in Houston early Thursday morning, working in the shadows of Minute Maid Park. Working a room that is, at Vic and Anthony’s as part of his SELF Foundation’s Breakfast event. The […]

SportsRadio 610–04/16/2015

Houston v Rice

UH & Rice To Resume Football Rivalry

The Houston Cougars and Rice Owls are set to resume their gridiron rivalry. However fans of the respective schools will have to wait two more years for the reunion. Rice and Houston last played in […]

04/09/2015

Duke Provides Coach K His 5th Title

Last Sunday at NRG Stadium, the young stars from Duke weren’t exactly sure how to cut down the nets after winning the South Regional. Like any good Mike Krzyzewski team, they learned quickly. The Blue […]

04/06/2015

The Genius Of Coach K

When the final horn sounded at NRG Stadium Sunday afternoon, the Duke Blue Devils had defeated Gonzaga 66-52 to win the South Regional and Mike Krzyzewski had earned the opportunity to take his 12th team […]

SportsRadio 610–03/29/2015

Duke & Gonzaga Set For Sunday at NRG

Houston basketball fans will be treated to a #1 vs #2 match-up Sunday in the South Regional Final at NRG Stadium. Duke and Gonzaga will battle at 3:55 p.m. with a berth in the Final […]

SportsRadio 610–03/28/2015

Gonzaga v UCLA

Zags One Win Away From Final Four

Gonzaga Basketball has had all the built in storylines of the Little Engine That Could over the last two decades. Except this year’s bunch isn’t LITTLE and they CAN, as in win, even deep in […]

SportsRadio 610–03/27/2015

Coach K Poised For Another Deep Duke Run

Ranking Mike Krzyzewski’s best coaching jobs is like trying to pick your favorite child. It’s can’t be done, at least not without much consternation. However the head basketball coach at Duke University just might be […]

SportsRadio 610–03/26/2015

UCLA Enjoying The Underdog Role

No school has won more college basketball national championships than UCLA, with 11. However it is another 11, the Bruins seed in the South Regional that had most of the prognosticators up in arms. The […]

SportsRadio 610–03/26/2015

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