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Paul Gallant

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What I do for 610: I host talk shows on the weekends, fill in for morning sports updates, report on the Texans, Rockets, and Astros, (as well as doing Man On Street Interviews for MaD Radio) write for the web site, and do behind the scenes production work throughout the week for SportsRadio 610

Birthday: 04/11/1989

Nickname: Bootsy

Hometown: Hanover, Massachusetts

College: Syracuse University

High school: Shorecrest Preparatory School, St. Petersburg, FL

How long at SportsRadio 610: November, 2011

How long in radio business:  2006

Coolest person at SR610: John Jeffries

What I love about Houston: The weather is warm, and the women are gorgeous.

Favorite four-letter word: Every four-letter expletive.

Favorite people:  Nobody in particular

Work experience:

WJPZ-89 FM, Syracuse, NY (2007-2011)

  • Sports Talk Director – In charge of all sports talk programming
  • Talk Show Host – Saturday Morning Quarterbacks, Call it a Wrap
  • Update Anchor
  • Reporter – Syracuse University Football, Basketball

CITRUS TV, Syracuse NY (2010-2011)

  • Sports Analyst – Provided color commentary and analysis during Sports shows on Citrus TV

Interned at 620 WDAE, “THE SPORTS ANIMAL” TAMPA FL – THE DAN SILEO SHOW, ESPN 890 - BOSTON MA

Teams followed: New England Patriots, Boston Celtics, Boston Red Sox, Syracuse Orange, Florida Gator Football, Tampa Bay Lightning, and obviously the Texans, Rockets and Astros

Signature words: Gabrone and other made-up words that come to me as I speak 

Favorite sports moments:

  • Randomly meeting Larry Bird at a restaurant before my first Celtics game when I was just 6
  • Being a Patriots season ticket holder since 1997
  • Being in attendance to see the Patriots beat the Colts in the snow during AFC divisional title and Championship Game in 2004 & 2005
  • Going to Super Bowl XXXIX

 Sports played:

  • High School Football – St. Petersburg Florida for Shorecrest Preparatory School
  • Played Safety/Wide Receiver/Running Back/Kick Returner/Gunner (pretty much every down of every game)
  • First Team All District in 2006 at Safety

Family:

  • Dad (Gary) lives in Boston, Mom (Katharine) lives in Southern New Jersey with Stepdad (Scott) and my dog (Grizzly)
  • Sister (Sara) went to Harvard, in medical school at NYU studying to be a surgeon

More: I grew up in Boston and went to High School in Florida, then took my talents to the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University to become a sports broadcaster.

In Boston, sports are close to religion. So naturally, I was always a massive sports fanatic. The Patriots were always my favorite team. My Dad and I had season tickets dating all the way back to 1997 (and still do today).

As a kid, I always thought I’d be in the NFL some day (playing for the Patriots of course). After I was done with my playing days, I figured I’d be a sports broadcaster the rest of my days. Seeing as I wasn’t talented enough drafted, I kind of missed out on that boat. I figured if I couldn’t play sports, why not cover them for a living?

 

 

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What The Texans Could Be In 2014: Part 5

A five part series looking at 2013 NFL teams that the Texans could replicate this coming season.

SportsRadio 610–07/11/2014

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What The Texans Could Be In 2014: Part 4

A five part series looking at 2013 NFL teams that the Texans could replicate this coming season.

SportsRadio 610–07/10/2014

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What The Texans Could Be In 2014: Part 3

A five part series looking at 2013 NFL teams that the Texans could replicate this coming season.

SportsRadio 610–07/09/2014

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What The Texans Could Be In 2014: Part 2

A five part series looking at 2013 NFL teams that the Texans could replicate this coming season.

SportsRadio 610–07/08/2014

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What The Texans Could Be In 2014: Part 1

A five part series looking at 2013 NFL teams that the Texans could replicate this coming season.

SportsRadio 610–07/07/2014

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For Sale: Omer Asik And Jeremy Lin

Before the Rockets can pursue a third superstar in free agency, they need to shed two big contracts. Here are some potential landing spots.

SportsRadio 610–06/24/2014

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Pauly G’s 2014 NFL Draft Day One Recap

Paul Gallant reviews his day one experience of the NFL Draft from NRG Stadium

SportsRadio 610–05/09/2014

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How Often Do Tall, Big Armed QBs Pan Out?

Year in and year out, NFL teams drool over tall, big armed QB prospects. Paul Gallant took a look back to see how often they succeed.

SportsRadio 610–05/05/2014

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Hero Ball: The Anti-Hero

James Harden’s decisions late in game one highlight a major Rockets’ flaw.

SportsRadio 610–04/21/2014

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Rockets Playoff Beards: Join The Movement

With the Rockets tipping off the playoffs Sunday – not to mention James Harden sporting a forest on his face – Paul Gallant was inspired to bring a little hockey to the NBA.

SportsRadio 610–04/19/2014

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