A native of Miami, Florida with more than 20 years in broadcasting, Chris Myers has covered premiere events, including the Super Bowl, the World Series, the NBA Finals, the NCAA Final Four, the Masters and U.S. Open (golf), the Triple Crown, the Olympics, and the Daytona 500. Myers will be reporting from the sidelines during the FOX telecast of Super Bowl LI. He talked with Bill Coates about preparing for sideline reporting from a Super Bowl.
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After an All-American career at the University of Oklahoma that included winning the national championship against Penn State in the 1985 Orange Bowl, running back Spencer Tillman was drafted by the Houston Oilers in 1987. He played for the Oilers for two seasons before being traded to San Franciso where he played from 1989 to 1991. During his time at San Francisco, he was co-captain with Joe Montana and Ronnie Lott as part of the 49ers roster at Super Bowl XXIV when they defeated the AFC champion Denver Broncos. Tillman was traded back to Houston in 1992 and he would...
Making the rounds early Friday morning on Radio Row here at Super Bowl LI, former Dallas Cowboys quarterback and two-time Super Bowl champion Roger Staubach comes face-to-face with current Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott. The two shared a moment together before each went his separate way.
It’s not easy for a city to win the opportunity host a Super Bowl. More difficult still is to host the nation’s largest annual event in a memorable way. Houston hosted Super Bowl VIII in 1974. It hosted Super Bowl XXXVIII in 2004. Neither effort received great reviews. But Houston is out to redeem itself in hosting Super Bowl LI. Here’s a report on how they’re doing.
Considered by many as the most consistent member of one of the most potent offensive lines in NFL history, Jackie Slater was selected to seven Pro Bowls and broke a record for most seasons with one team. His jersey number was retired, and he was inducted to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2001. Slater is currently the offensive line coach at Azusa Pacific University in Azusa, California. His son, Matthew Slater, is currently a special teams player for the New England Patriots.