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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Smith came through on Schaub – What’s next?

The Texans and GM Rick Smith pulled one out of the hat by trading QB Matt Schaub to the Raiders. Can Rick Smith and the Texans get on a roll?

03/22/2014

Rice Football/Bailiff/Courtesy Rice Athletics

Rice cooks in first Spring Scrimmage

First scrimmage is in the books for the Conference USA Champs. Head Football Coach David Bailiff says there’s one element of the scrimmage he really liked.

03/22/2014

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C-USA Champ, Rice, Springs to the field

Spring ball has sprung as the C-USA Champion, Rice Owls, hit the field on Tuesday looking for momentum carryover.

03/12/2014

Draft Day (with very special guest star Roger Goodell) was two hours well spent.

Mayock: None of these guys are Andrew Luck

Mike Mayock of the NFL Network is one of the best talent evaluators in the business. We pushed him for an answer on what the Texans should do with the number one overall pick, and he delivered.

02/19/2014

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Texans – Tillman says “Trade Down”

Texans GM Rick Smith and new Head Coach Bill O’Brien must make a tough decision on draft day. Spencer Tillman of CBS Sports takes a moment to offer his thoughts.

02/05/2014

MetLife Stadium (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Super Bowl – Ten Takeaways for the Texans

The Super Bowl is America’s biggest sporting event. It is also a educational tool for NFL teams that would like to find themselves on center stage, especially the Houston Texans.

01/31/2014

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Super Bowl – Unheraled Players will Emerge

Super Bowls have produced unlikely stars over time. Several could emerge from this game into big-game lore. Who will it be in Super Bowl XLVIII?

01/29/2014

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NFL – Consider Navy SEALS training

Professional sports teams seek a higher level of athletic and psychological performance through training. Some achieve, some don’t. Maybe those teams should try this method.

01/24/2014

NFC Championship - San Francisco 49ers v Seattle Seahawks

Sherman- Deserves Benefit of the Doubt

Seattle Seahawk’s cornerback Richard Sherman is alot smarter than he showed America on Sunday night – so are the networks and the NFL.

01/20/2014

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Texans: Take Johnny ‘Football’ or Trade Down

Take Johnny “Football” with the first pick, or trade down? That is the question for the Houston Texans as they ponder their fate in the upcoming NFL Draft.

01/16/2014

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