What I do for 610: Talk show host and sports blogger
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.
Reid Ryan, the son of Nolan is now the President of the Houston Astros. Do you believe that Major League baseball now comes to the forefront of interest in Houston, Texas?
Phil Jackson has overcome several obstacles, including cancer, to win 13 Championship rings as a player and coach. Will he be able to overcome a possible offer to become the Brooklyn Nets next head coach?
Mike Dumas joins SportsRadio 610 in studio to talk about what motions the Texans are going through in the pre-season with all of their recent acquisitions. Mobile device users may click here to listen to [...]
Four time NBA All-Star Otis Birdsong joins Nate and Patrick to recap and predict the NBA Playoffs, by extension they talk about what went wrong for the Rockets. They also discuss the changes the NBA has gone through over the years, and what it’s like to be a young man drafted by a professional team.
What is your overall grade of the Texans 2013 draft class? Let us know what you’re thinking by noting your comments beneath the story.
6-Time NBA All-Star and basketball Hall of Famer Artis “The A-Train” Gilmore joins Nate and Patrick to talk about the differences between playing in the ABA and the NBA, whether college players should stay in school longer, and his thoughts on the NBA Playoffs.
Ex Cougars coach Tom Penders joins in to talk all things basketball including his induction into the Fordham Athletic Hall of Fame and this year’s NCCA tournament shockers and some memories of his past runs…. [...]
Does the economic impact of bringing the 2017 Super Bowl to Houston outweigh the historical value of a restored Astrodome?
Eight time NBA All-Star Alex English joins Nate and De to discuss this weekend’s All-Star festivities. He also weighs in on how the league has changed, and shares some of his favorite memories from playing in Houston.
Four time NBA All-Star Otis Birdsong joins De and Nate to talk about why defense is harder to play these days. He also shares a few thoughts on Dwight Howard’s chances of coming to Houston, and discusses his organization to help retired NBA players.