Brett Dolan

Brett DolanBrettDolan

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 Eight

College Football’s last two weeks have truly spoiled us. Battles of the unbeatens, including some top ranked teams from major conferences going head to head for our viewing enjoyment. This weekend might look like it [...]

SportsRadio 610–10/17/2014

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Porter Will Be More Selective Next Time

Former Astros manager Bo Porter isn’t one to look back. He prefers to focus on the future including his new position as the Third Base Coach for the Atlanta Braves. Other teams reached out to [...]

SportsRadio 610–10/14/2014

College Football Week Seven

Can Week Seven of the college football season possibly provide more drama or chaos than last weekend’s “Separation Saturday”? It was a weekend that saw teams ranked by the Associated Press, 2, 3, 4, 6, [...]

SportsRadio 610–10/10/2014

College Football Week 6 Primer

College Football’s Blowout Buffet is finally over. After five weeks of lackluster match-ups and mismatches, Week 6 delivers a long list of conference games whose outcomes will jumble up the races and polls. In fact [...]

SportsRadio 610–10/03/2014

Hinch Hiring Shouldn’t Be A Surprise

Give the Houston Astros credit for keeping their managerial hire quiet until a few hours before Monday’s announcement. As with any manager hiring, true credit will be given if A.J. Hinch proves to be successful. [...]

SportsRadio 610–09/29/2014

College Football Week 5 Primer

Week Five of the College Football season is set up to have the biggest collection of trap games on the schedule or one blowout after another. If the UCLA-Arizona State game is any indication, there [...]

SportsRadio 610–09/26/2014

T-Mac’s Basketball Playing Days Are Over

Tracy McGrady’s baseball career may be over, but he couldn’t resist one more big night with his former Sugar Land Skeeters teammates Friday. T-Mac cut short a trip in Los Angeles to fly back to [...]

SportsRadio 610–09/20/2014

College Football Week 4 Primer

The list of marquee college football match-ups seems to be diminishing each week rather than increasing despite several schools stepping into league play Saturday. Then again the NFL trotted out a 56-14 Thursday night prime [...]

SportsRadio 610–09/19/2014

College Football Primer Week 3

If you thought that college football’s second weekend had a limited number of marquee match-ups, especially with the in-state teams, well, welcome to week three’s blowout buffet. When the best hope for a competitive contest [...]

SportsRadio 610–09/12/2014

2016 AdvoCare Texas Kickoff Teams Announced

Houston Texans President Jamey Rootes announced today that the Houston Cougars and the Oklahoma Sooners would be the two participants in the 2016 AdvoCare Texas Kickoff. NRG Stadium will be the site of the match-up [...]

SportsRadio 610–09/10/2014

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