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.

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Hancock on why TCU is in, Alabama is not

The Top 4 teams in this week’s College Football Playoff rankings have been the subject for many debates. However, Bill Hancock’s honesty about how and why leaves little doubt.

11/14/2014

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Bailiff & Owls aim for six straight & Redding on officiating today’s football

Head Football Coach David Bailiff & the Owls are quietly preparing to win their 6th straight & 10th consecutive homecoming game. Meanwhile, officiating these games has become big business says Redding.

11/07/2014

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Heavy Coaches Edition of College Football Today

The University of Houston looks to win three in a row. But, they’ll have to win in Tampa against a very hungry South Florida team. Cougars Head Coach Tony Levine shares his thoughts.

10/31/2014

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Luck; “check biases at the door” ; CBS’ O’Connell talks best college QB’s

West Virginia AD Oliver Luck and the new College Football Playoff Committee come together in Dallas to formulate their Top 25 while CBS Analyst Kevin O’Connell talks best college QB’s in the land.

10/22/2014

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Notre Dame has a ‘Fighting’ chance, says Pinkett

The College Football world focuses on Tallahassee, Florida as the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame prepare to face Jameis Winston and the No.2 team in the land, a frustrated Florida State Seminole team.

10/17/2014

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Kansas OC John Reagan joins CFT; Also, is A&M feeling the pressure?

Ole Miss and Mississippi State are the powers in College Football, at minimum, in the SEC. However, KU Offensive Coordinator, John Reagan joins CFT and feels the Big 12 is also in the mix.

10/08/2014

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CFT- Phil Savage on Alabama, Ohio State OC Tom Herman visits, and Brandon Walker on Mississippi State

Exciting weekend of college football on College Football Today chats with some of the top names in College Football.

10/03/2014

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CFT- Baylor can make a run, says Morris

The 2014 college football season is taking the nation by storm with the advent of the 4-team playoff. One of those teams looking to crack the top 4 is Baylor. John Morris says they have a shot with good reason.

09/24/2014

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CFT – SEC & Big 12 have their eyes on Houston

The SEC and Big 12 have big interests in Houston and Texas; that’s not really a secret. However, other than talent and current footprint, what lies ahead for those conferences in Houston? We explore.

09/16/2014

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CFT- Aggies’ Hill Early Heisman Candidate

HOUSTON (CBS-Houston) – There are several reasons why folks in College Station are extremely excited following Texas A&M’s decisive 52-28 opening win at South Carolina. Robert Cessna, longtime columnist of the Bryan College Station Eagle, […]

09/05/2014

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