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 Week 14

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11/27/2014

Coogs & Owls Could Be Bowl Bound Back To Back Years

The Houston Cougars became bowl eligible Saturday afternoon with a 38-28 win over Tulsa at TDECU Stadium. Rice has already reached that eligibility and enhanced their standing with win number seven Friday night in a […]

11/22/2014

College Football Week 13

Would it be too much to ask for to have one or two premiere college football match-ups this weekend? Apparently the answer is yes. After weeks of multiple games featuring nationally ranked squads, you can […]

SportsRadio 610–11/20/2014

College Football Week 12

There is nothing quite like the month of November in college football. Upsets seem more prevalent and the stakes get even higher in games that will determine conference championships and even berths in the College […]

11/14/2014

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George Springer Ready To Go For 2015

Rest easy Astros fans. Outfielder George Springer says the strained left quad that forced him to the disabled list in late July is 100 percent right now and he feels good. “I am just getting […]

SportsRadio 610–11/14/2014

College Football Week 11

If this college football weekend doesn’t excite you, please turn in your fan card. Paint your face, hum your school’s fight song and crack open your favorite beverage at 9 a.m. because it is November […]

SportsRadio 610–11/07/2014

College Football Week Ten Primer

College football enters the regular season home stretch this weekend with November games and a historic set of rankings from the College Football Playoff selection committee that await imminent chaos. Saturday’s premiere game features two […]

SportsRadio 610–10/31/2014

SR 610 To Broadcast Battle Of The Piney Woods

Sam Houston State and Stephen F. Austin have been playing football against each other for 89 consecutive years. Saturday’s match-up at NRG Stadium has the potential to be one of the best. Then again the […]

SportsRadio 610–10/30/2014

College Football Week 9

College Football is closing in on a rather historic moment. Next Tuesday the College Football Playoff Committee will release its first Top 25 poll, the rankings that will ultimately be used to determine the four […]

SportsRadio 610–10/24/2014

Berkman Enjoying Next Phase in Life

Lance Berkman knows a thing or two about October pressure. In 2011, as a member of the St. Louis Cardinals, he played a big role in helping the Cardinals win a riveting seven game World […]

SportsRadio 610–10/22/2014

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