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.
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.
Desperately needing a win, and to avoid regular season embarrassment, the Texans come up big in the AFC Wildcard game against a feisty Bengals team.
Both Dads and sons will play football games in the same city and at the same time but not at the same stadium.
Ben Jones, back-up center for the Houston Texans, joined Nate and David to discuss his debut start against the New Orleans Saints. Mobile users click here for audio
Barrett, of the Bleacherreport.com, joined Dan and Nate to discuss the Texas A&M move to the S.E.C. Mobile uesers click here for audio
Dale Robertson, writer for the Houston Chronicle, joined Nate and Joe to discuss his first views on Texans Training Camp and Arian Foster’s new diet Mobile users click here for audio
Spencer Tillman, current CBS NFL Analyst, joined Nate and Joe to discuss his views on Texans Training Camp so far. Mobile users click here for audio
Weekend sports talk turned to the Rockets and any possible trades – inlcuding the possible one for Dwight Howard. Nate and Fred spoke with Jason Freidman from Rockets.com about all the possibiltiies and the Rockets chances.
The first week of OTA’s is complete. After three days of drills and closely observing this years team, we present an early mock version of the starting lineup if the season were to begin on Sunday.
Chris Palmer, former Texans O.C, joined Nate and David to talk about off-season moves with the Titans and more! Mobile users click here for audio