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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Nate and Creight with UFC Fighter Sage Northcutt

Nate and Creight talk to UFC fighter Sage Northcutt, who is from Katy and won his fight at the UFC 200 PPV.

SportsRadio 610–07/10/2016

OAKLAND, CA - JUNE 19:  LeBron James #23 and Kevin Love #0 of the Cleveland Cavaliers celebrate after defeating the Golden State Warriors 93-89 in Game 7 of the 2016 NBA Finals at ORACLE Arena on June 19, 2016 in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Nate and Creight with Andy Baskin of The Fan in Cleveland

Nate and Creight talk with Andy Baskin about the celebration in Cleveland and what the Cavs roster might look like next year.

SportsRadio 610–06/26/2016

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Nate and Creight with UFC Fighter Sage Northcutt

Nate and Creight talk to local MMA Fighter, from Katy, Sage Northcutt who will compete at UFC 200.

SportsRadio 610–06/26/2016

Muhammad Ali

Nate and Creight with John McClain on Muhammad Ali

Nate and Jeremy Branham talk with John McClain of the Houston Chronicle on the life and times of Muhammad Ali.

SportsRadio 610–06/05/2016

The Texans brass welcomes first-round pick Will Fuller. (Photo courtesy of: Houston Texans)

Nate and Creight with John McClain on the Texans

Nate and Jeremy Branham continue their conversation with John McClain. This segment they focus on the Houston Texans.

SportsRadio 610–06/05/2016

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Nate and Creight with NBA All-Star Otis Birdsong

Nate and Jeremy Branham talk with former Houston Cougar basketball player and NBA All-Star Otis Birdsong about Muhammad Ali, James Harden, the hiring of Mike D’Antoni, and more.

SportsRadio 610–06/05/2016

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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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