De Hansen

De Hansen

What I do for 610: Weekend Host

Birthday: 9-3-74

Hometown: Arlington, Texas

College: University of Kentucky (2 years), Baylor University (2 years, graduated)

How long at SportsRadio 610: 2012

How long in radio business: since 2002

Coolest person at SR610:  jury is still out

What I love about Houston: the people are insanely nice

Favorite four-letter word: Core

Favorite people to interview: Will Clark, Tubby Smith, Rick Pitino, Jose Canseco

Experience: Have been in the sports radio/TV  industry for more than a decade, not counting work in college…Most spent in Austin, having co-hosted the afternoon show there…Have worked up the ladder and experienced every facet of the industry including producing, updating, reporting, providing up-to-date social media updates, engineered etc…another big passion of mine is play-by-play which I have done for the last 14 years, including DI/DII/DIII basketball and a plethora of High School football playoff games and championships, mainly at the 4A and 5A levels

Teams followed: Seattle Seahawks, Kentucky Wildcats, Dallas Mavericks, Texas Rangers

Signature phrases or lines: “all things considered”, “see you later”, “you have got to be kidding me”

Favorite sports experiences: Going to Seattle in the Kingdome to see the final game of Steve Largent’s career…Witnessed the 1st franchise win of the postseason for the Texas Rangers vs. the New York Yankees at the Ballpark in Arlington…2005 Elite 8 match-up between Kentucky vs. Michigan St., Patrick Sparks hits a game tying 3 at the end of regulation to send the game into overtime (met Ashley Judd in the process)!

Sports played: Basketball, DFW, High School

Family info: Married in 2008 to my lovely wife Karen, and we have our brand-new son Hunter!

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