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.
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
Former NFL and Rice star Linebacker O.J. Brigance is in the battle of his life as he fights to stay alive against a fatal disease.
Former Houston Rockets make an impact during the NBA Playoffs.
Bubba McDowell, former Houston Oilers Defensive Back, joined Nate and Joe to discuss his thoughts on adjusting to life after the NFL. Mobile users click here for audio
The Rice Owls Women’s Tennis team earn an NCAA Tournament bid with a talented team freshman.
NFL Hall of Famer and “Love Ya Blue” Oilers QB Warren Moon joined David and Nate to discuss the 2012 Draft picks. Mobile users click here for audio
There’s a case to be made that Texans first round pick Whitney Mercilus will rack up more sacks than new Buffalo Bill, Mario Williams in 2012.
It’s an old Southwest Conference rivalry renewed in today’s college football world.