2020 - Dan Patrick
Dan Patrick hosts the critically-acclaimed nationally syndicated radio program, The Dan Patrick Show, which is simulcast as a television program on the NBC Sports Network.In addition to his daily studio show, Patrick co-hosts NBC’s Football Night in America NFL studio show, along with host Bob Costas, analysts Tony Dungy and Rodney Harrison, and reporters Peter King and Mike Florio. Football Night is the most-watched NFL studio show on television, drawing a record 8.9 million viewers in 2011.
The Baltimore Sun has described Patrick as “a superb anchor with a keen sense of sports and pop culture.
Since joining Football Night in 2008, Patrick has also hosted or worked on numerous other events for NBC Sports, including the Olympics, the Stanley Cup Final and the PLAYERS Championship.
In addition to his role on Football Night In America, Patrick also serves as host of NFL Turning Point on NBC Sports Network.
Patrick is also a contributing columnist at Sports Illustrated and contributes to SI.com.
Patrick was an anchor on ESPNs SportsCenter from 1989 to 2006. While at ESPN, he also reported on major events, including the Super Bowl, World Series, NBA Finals, and Final Four. He hosted The Dan Patrick Show on ESPN Radio from 1999 to August of 2007 and wrote for ESPN The Magazine’s most popular page that featured interviews with athletes. In 2000, Patrick released a book entitled Outtakes, based on the magazine column.
Prior to working with ESPN, Patrick was a sports anchor and reporter for CNN from 1983 to 1989.
In 1998, Patrick received a Sports Emmy Award in the Studio Host category.
In 2000, Patrick was named the National Sportscaster of the Year by the National Sports Media Association, making him just the second cable commentator to receive the honor. He received a CableACE Award in 1997 for his work on SportsCenter.
Patrick received a B.A. degree in broadcasting from the University of Dayton.