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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.

Houston Astros (32-57)

Appel Healthy And Ready For 2015

Mark Appel just sounds like someone who is ready to attack a big league spring training. Maybe that’s in part, because he didn’t have one last year. The roller coaster ride that was the 2014 […]

SportsRadio 610–01/21/2015


An MLK Day Field Trip With A Baseball Legend

Studying history normally involves reading a book or maybe watching a documentary. When we are really fortunate, we get to ask questions to those who not only lived the history but helped make it. Then […]

SportsRadio 610–01/20/2015

Applewhite Excited To Be Back In The Game

Major Applewhite is no stranger to football fans in the state of Texas. Whether it was his Little Engine That Could success story as the Longhorns quarterback or quickly becoming the youngest Offensive Coordinator in […]

SportsRadio 610–01/15/2015

Herman Hits The Ground Running In Houston

Less than 48 hours removed from winning a national championship with Ohio State, Tom Herman admits it still hasn’t sunk in yet. Then again their season read more like fiction than reality. The Buckeyes lost […]

SportsRadio 610–01/14/2015

Ricky Williams

Ricky Williams & Zach Thomas To Enter CFB HOF

Former Texas Longhorn Running Back and Texas Tech Linebacker Zach Thomas were among those named today to the 2015 College Football Hall of Fame Class by the National Football Foundation in Irving, Texas. Former Oklahoma […]

SportsRadio 610–01/09/2015

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Finally Biggio Welcomed To Baseball’s Hall

Craig Biggio woke up at 4:30 this morning, feeling sick and more than a little anxious. A workout didn’t calm the nerves so he went for a long walk. Then he threw batting practice to […]

SportsRadio 610–01/06/2015

Cougars Prepare For Bowl Game And Change

Tony Levine led the Houston Cougars to a 7-5 regular season. Paul Chryst’s Pittsburgh Panthers finished 6-6. Neither will coach in the Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl, January 2nd in Fort Worth. Levine was fired […]

SportsRadio 610–12/31/2014

Longhorns Hope Texas Bowl Is Just A Beginning

The Texas Longhorns will be competing in the program’s 53rd bowl game Monday night in the Advocare V100 Texas Bowl, a number that is second only to Alabama’s 60. This year’s appearance was far from […]

SportsRadio 610–12/29/2014

Razorbacks Getting Texas History Lessons Before Texas Bowl

Fayetteville, Arkansas Arkansas Head Football Coach Bret Bielema hasn’t been a state resident that long. He grew up in Illinois. He played college football at Iowa and then stayed in conference to coach at Wisconsin. […]

SportsRadio 610–12/23/2014

LSU v Texas A&M

Kyle Field’s West Side Set For Sunday Implosion

Texans love their football and a good old fashion implosion. Sunday morning in College Station, those two passions will converge. Kyle Field’s west side will be imploded at 8 a.m. The 10-story west side contains […]

SportsRadio 610–12/18/2014



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