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.

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

Houston Set To Host NCAA’s Sweet 16

The NRG Stadium operations crew will be busy this week, clearing out the rodeo dirt and laying down a basketball court in preparations to host three NCAA Tournament games. H-Town’s March Madness will begin Friday […]

SportsRadio 610–03/23/2015

Texas v Butler

Texas Teams Go 0-5 On Thursday

Texas teams combined for a big fat doughnut Thursday in the NCAA Tournament. As in 0-5. A Lone Star state beat down. Baylor couldn’t hold on to the ball. Texas couldn’t shoot straight. SMU may […]

SportsRadio 610–03/19/2015

TSU Will Dance in the NCAA’s

For the second consecutive season, Texas Southern University will be the lone Houston area school to compete in the NCAA Tournament. The Tigers will play second seeded Arizona Thursday afternoon (1:10 p.m.) in Portland, Oregon. […]

SportsRadio 610–03/15/2015

Houston’s College Basketball Madness Underway

Houston will get its own slice of March Madness this week, hosting the SWAC and Southland Conference, men’s and women’s basketball tournaments. While the SWAC and Southland will crown four automatic bids in the NCAA […]

SportsRadio 610–03/12/2015

Punishments Handed Down From Ugly TSU Women’s Brawl

The Texas Southern women’s basketball team had a chance to make some history this week. The Lady Tigers finished the SWAC regular season 16-2, worth a share of the league title and owned the top […]

SportsRadio 610–03/10/2015

Mack Rhoades To Leave UH For Mizzou

University of Houston Athletic Director Mack Rhoades will be named to the same position at the University of Missouri, according to multiple reports. Rhoades was responsible for the high profile hirings of Tom Herman as […]

SportsRadio 610–03/09/2015

Houston Undecided on CFP Bid

AT & T Stadium in Arlington was the site of the first College Football Playoff championship game in January. We will soon find out if Houston or any other Texas cities, will be bidding to […]

SportsRadio 610–03/05/2015

Berkman Named to College Baseball HOF

Former Astros and Rice Owls great Lance Berkman was named today to the College Baseball Hall of Fame Class of 2015. Berkman is part of an eight member class that will be inducted in Lubbock […]

SportsRadio 610–03/04/2015

Texas Schools Poised For March Madness

March is so close you can almost sense the chaos. Cue the Madness as college basketball’s regular season enters the home stretch with several area teams looking to enhance their resumes. The state of Texas […]

SportsRadio 610–02/26/2015