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.

\Photo by Bill Baptist/NBAE via Getty Images

Nate and Creight with Calvin Watkins Part 3

Even more with ESPN’s Calvin Watkins on the Houston Rockets. This segment includes conversation about how different players on the roster would fit into Mike D’Antoni’s fast-pace offense.

SportsRadio 610–05/22/2016

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Nate and Creight with Calvin Watkins Part 1

Nate and Creight talk with Calvin Watkins of ESPN who covers the Houston Rockets. Included is a conversation about the head coaching search and if Kenny Smith was ever a serious candidate.

SportsRadio 610–05/22/2016

HOUSTON, TX - MAY 22: Dallas Keuchel #60 of the Houston Astros pitches in the first inning against the Texas Rangers at Minute Maid Park on May 22, 2016 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Nate and Creight with Hot Leads 5-22-16

Nate and Creight talk about the hottest topics in sports. Included are the NBA Playoffs, the struggles of the Astros, and Conor McGregor talking about fighting Floyd Mayweather.

SportsRadio 610–05/22/2016

J.J. Watt talked to the media before his annual Charity Softball Classic on Saturday, May 14th at Minute Maid Park. (Photo Courtesy: Houston Texans)

Nate and Creight with Hot Leads 5-15-2016

Nate and Creight give you the hottest topics in town. They talk about J.J. Watt’s softball game, the Astros vs Red Sox series, a bomb scare at an English soccer game, and more.

SportsRadio 610–05/15/2016

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Nate & Creight with John McClain on the Texans Segment Three 5-8-16

Nate and Creight with John McClain for a third and final segment. This part of the conversation includes information about the health of Jadeveon Clowney and David Quessenberry.

SportsRadio 610–05/08/2016

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Nate and Creight with John McClain on Texans Rookie Camp 5-8-2016

Nate and Creight talk to John McClain of the Houston Chronicle about Texans’ rookie mini camp. The conversation includes discussion about Will Fuller, Braxton Miller, and the undrafted speedster Wendall Williams. Their new quarterback Brock Osweiler also comes up.

SportsRadio 610–05/08/2016

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Nate and Creight with Allen Pinkett on Notre Dame Draft Picks 5-1-2016

Former Houston Oiler player and current Notre Dame football analyst Allen Pinkett joined Nate and Creight to talk about the two Irish players drafted by the Houston Texans, Will Fuller and Nick Martin.

SportsRadio 610–05/01/2016

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Nate and Creight with Charlie Campbell NFL Draft 05-01-2016

Nate and Jeremy Branham talk to Charlie Campbell of WalterFootball.com about the NFL draft. Included are many discussions about what the Houston Texans did and how much the team and the division improved over the three day process.

SportsRadio 610–05/01/2016

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Nate and Creight with Jabari Young on NBA Playoffs 05-01-2016

Nate and Jeremy Branham talked to Jabari Young of the San Antonio Express News about the Game 1 blowout in the Spurs vs. Thunder series, the NBA Playoffs as a whole, and a few Houston takes on Daryl Morey and Dwight Howard.

SportsRadio 610–05/01/2016

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Nate and Creight with John McClain 05-01-2016

Nate and Jeremy Branham filling in for Patrick. John McClain of the Houston Chronicle joins the show to discuss what the Houston Texans did in the NFL Draft and what it might mean for next season.

SportsRadio 610–05/01/2016

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