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Nate Griffin

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What I do for 610: Talk show host and sports blogger

Birthday: 11/13

Hometown: Born in Los Angeles, Ca., and claim Hattiesburg, Ms.

College: Southern Miss

High school: Hattiesburg High

How long at SportsRadio 610: Third tour of duty – since 1996 (At one time hosted Fast Break w/Nate that aired on SportsRadio 610)

How long in radio business: 15+ years

Coolest person at SR610: No one certain person…

What I love about Houston: Diversity, culture, and entertainment values. Also has great opportunities for personal and professional growth.

Favorite people to interview: Michael Jordan, Tiger Woods, Warren Moon, Ozzie Smith, Shaq, Otis Birdsong, Hakeem Olajuwon, Bobby Jones, Julius Erving, Magic Johnson, Jeff Bagwell, Craig Biggio, Rudy Tomjanovich, Don Chaney, Kenny Smith, Bubba McDowell, Otis Thorpe, Jack Pardee, Vivian Stringer, George Gervin, Artis Gilmore, Bruce Matthews, Mike Munchak, Andre Johnson, Tommy Lasorda, Art Howe, Bobby Cox, David Justice, etc.

Experience: Have worked as radio and television reporter and anchor. Have covered the NFL, NBA, MLB, College sports, professional tennis. I have worked as radio and TV color analyst for regional and national football and basketball. Covered both Rockets NBA Championships, numerous golf tournaments, have broadcasted “live” from the Shell Houston Open. Currently serving as radio color analyst for Rice Football broadcasts as well as color analyst for Comcast TV Sports. Also worked as NFL Houston Texans TV Reporter.

Teams followed: L.A. Dodgers, San Francisco 49er’s, Houston Texans

Favorite sports experiences: So many!

Sports played: Football, track, baseball as a prep in Hattiesburg, Ms. Played Collegiate football and ran track at Los Medanos College and the University of Southern Mississippi.

Family info: Happily married with one child.

Credit : Rice Athletics

CFT- Rice Breaking New Ground on South Main

The College Football topography changes forever with the inaugural of the College Football Playoff. Locally, the landscape changes on South Main as Rice opens at Notre Dame. But, that’s not the only change coming soon to South Main.

08/27/2014

CFT – All Eyes on the Aggies

College football is filled with exciting games throughout the season especially with the beginning of the four-team playoff system. But, the real question is which conference will dominate?

08/16/2014

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College Football Today – National & Local Scope

We take a look around the nation and locally. We hear from Rice Head Football Coach David Bailiff and also update the progress of the new TDECU Stadium on the UH campus.

08/07/2014

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‘College Football Today’ features the Baylor Bears

Is Baylor ready to take that step to a possible final four and what about the season that was in 2013. Aggie’s Head Coach Kevin Sumlin is annoyed with questions about Johnny ‘Football’.

07/18/2014

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Savage on next Alabama QB and Manziel start date

Phil Savage knows the business of college football inside and out. He also knows the NFL and makes a bold prediction of the date and opponent Johnny Football will face in his starting debut.

06/04/2014

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College Football Today – LSU & College Football HOF

College Football Today takes a look at the LSU Tigers, the new NCAA rule that will affect outgoing high school athletes effective 2016, BYU is running an internal investigation, and much more.

05/23/2014

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College Football Today – Texas A&M Post NFL Draft (Reload)

Johnny ‘Football’, Mike Evans, and Jake Matthews are now in the NFL. How will the Aggies replace those and other talented players? Aggie’s Running Backs Coach Clarence McKinney shares his thoughts!

05/15/2014

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CFT-thePodcast – 2014 NFL Draft Preview

The NFL Draft takes place tonight in New York and Houston Texans fans will be watching to see what players the Texans draft. Meanwhile, Jason Johnson of ESPN’s Draft Academy gives us a preview of what to expect.

05/08/2014

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NBA/NFLTriumphant Moms Headline Event

Rockets’ center Dwight Howard & Texans Pro Bowler Andre Johnson traveled through peaks & valleys before arriving in the NBA and NFL. Their mothers have been with them all the way and will be honored on Saturday.

05/03/2014

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Rice: Building a Reputation with the NFL

Some collegiate teams are accustomed to hearing the names of their players called on NFL Draft Day. The Rice Owls are getting there intimates one particular NFL Network Analyst.

05/02/2014

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