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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.

Clemson v Florida State

Evaluating the Texans 2013 Draft Class

What is your overall grade of the Texans 2013 draft class? Let us know what you’re thinking by noting your comments beneath the story.

04/28/2013

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Hall of Famer Artis Gilmore Weighs in on NBA Playoffs

6-Time NBA All-Star and basketball Hall of Famer Artis “The A-Train” Gilmore joins Nate and Patrick to talk about the differences between playing in the ABA and the NBA, whether college players should stay in school longer, and his thoughts on the NBA Playoffs.

SportsRadio 610–04/21/2013

Tom Penders

Tom Penders joins Nate & Patrick

Ex Cougars coach Tom Penders joins in to talk all things basketball including his induction into the Fordham Athletic Hall of Fame and this year’s NCCA tournament shockers and some memories of his past runs…. [...]

SportsRadio 610–03/23/2013

Is Tearing Down Astrodome Key To Getting Another Super Bowl?

Does the economic impact of bringing the 2017 Super Bowl to Houston outweigh the historical value of a restored Astrodome?

02/26/2013

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Alex English: Complacency an Issue with Young Players

Eight time NBA All-Star Alex English joins Nate and De to discuss this weekend’s All-Star festivities. He also weighs in on how the league has changed, and shares some of his favorite memories from playing in Houston.

SportsRadio 610–02/17/2013

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Otis Birdsong: Dwight Howard Doesn’t Seem 100-Percent Healthy

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.

SportsRadio 610–02/17/2013

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Pressure Win For Schaub And Texans

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.

01/06/2013

Texans coach Gary Kubiak and Vikings coach Leslie Frazier (credit: Getty Images)

No Apologies Necessary From Kubiak Or Frazier

Both Dads and sons will play football games in the same city and at the same time but not at the same stadium.

08/29/2012

Ben Jones Talks About Starting Against The Saints

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

SportsRadio 610–08/26/2012

Barrett Sallee Says S.E.C Will Be Tough For Texas A&M

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

SportsRadio 610–08/20/2012

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