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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
Trade Down! Might the Texans take this direction with the first pick in the 2014 NFL Draft? While the hat has fallen on one potential trade partner, doesn’t mean the option is closed.
The College Football Today tour takes us to Texas Tech and Head Coach Kliff Kingsbury. With all the speculation surrounding play for pay, unionization, etc., Kingsbury is busy building a solid foundation at his Alma mater.
Paying college athletes is a hot-button topic which falls on the heels of Friday’s vote for Unionization by Northwestern Football players. Texas Head Football Coach Charlie Strong says “you’ve got to look at both sides.”
Texas Head Football Coach Charlie Strong met with the media today while also visiting with the Touchdown Club of Houston. He talks about spring football and tells us a little about what to expect.