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.

LSU’s Miles Will Wait On A Quarterback

Nothing quite excites, interests or concerns a football fan base then a good old fashioned quarterback controversy. The LSU Tigers might not have that full blown said controversy just yet, but they also don’t have […]

SportsRadio 610–05/13/2015

Big-12 Got It Right This Week

The Big 12 is going to have One True Champion next year on the gridiron. I know, you have heard that one before. Conference athletic directors and administrators went to of all places, Arizona, this […]

SportsRadio 610–05/07/2015

TSU’s Walker Headlines Local Draft Picks

Texas Southern cornerback Tray Walker headlined the local NFL draft picks after he was selected by the Baltimore Ravens with the 37th pick in the fourth round, 136th overall. The 6’2” 180 pound Walker is […]

SportsRadio 610–05/02/2015

Nantz Energized About His Alma Mater

Jim Nantz has been a network broadcaster at CBS for three decades. Impartiality is a requirement. Fortunately for the University of Houston alum, he didn’t have to hide his Cougar pride Thursday when he introduced […]


Yurachek Officially Named UH AD

Hunter Yurachek was officially announced Thursday as the Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics and Athletic Director at the University of Houston. Yurachek was introduced by Houston alum and CBS sportscaster Jim Nantz at TDECU Stadium. […]

SportsRadio 610–04/30/2015

Chris Wallace Is A Study In Perseverance

Chris Wallace turned 27 years old Monday night. He celebrated with a pair of hits and an RBI on his birthday. He wasn’t wearing an Astros uniform or playing in a big league stadium. Instead […]

SportsRadio 610–04/29/2015

Skeeters Kick Off Fourth Season

Tracy McGrady wasn’t in uniform. Scott Kazmir isn’t rehabbing his career. Roger Clemens wasn’t pitching and more than likely the next big league star wasn’t playing for the Sugar Land Skeeters Thursday night. But nearly […]

SportsRadio 610–04/23/2015

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 610–04/20/2015

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