Compass names talent for 2001 NFL games


Compass Media Networks announces an expanded roster of play-by-play announcers, game analysts, and studio hosts for the upcoming NFL and College football seasons. This season Compass will air over 80 football games, including 60 NFL broadcasts, exclusive coverage of both international NFL games from London and Toronto, exclusive coverage of the Oakland Raiders Radio Network, inaugural coverage of the America’s Team Radio Network, and exclusive national coverage of the inaugural Big Ten Football Championship Game.

Talent includes:
Former NFL offensive lineman for Dallas Cowboys (1982-1987), Indianapolis Colts (1988-1991), Philadelphia Eagles (1992-1993), Brian serves as analyst for Compass Media Networks’ NFL and college broadcasts. Brian also works for the NFL Network as co-host for the Thursday and Friday edition of PLAYBOOK as well as an analyst for NFL Total Access. In pre-season, Brian covers Atlanta Falcons as an analyst for WXIA-TV in Atlanta. Brian lives in New Jersey and serves as co-host of PHILLY’S FM SPORTS STATION, THE FANATIC 97.5 FM, weekdays from 10AM – NOON.

Former NFL wide receiver for the Chicago Bears (1993-1999), San Diego Chargers (2000-2002), New York Jets (2003), San Francisco 49ers (2004) as well as 1992 first-team All-American during his senior season at USC, Curtis Conway serves as an analyst for Compass Media Networks’ NFL and college football broadcasts.

Tom Flores and Mike Ditka are the only two people ever to have won a Super Bowl as a player, as an assistant coach, and as a head coach. Tom was also the first Hispanic quarterback and head coach in professional football history. Having played for Oakland Raiders (1960-1966), Buffalo Bills (1967-1969), Kansas City Chiefs (1969), Tom had an exceptionally distinguished coaching career highlighted with Super Bowl victories as coach of the Raiders in 1980 and 1983. For over a decade, Tom has served as the analyst for THE OAKLAND RAIDERS’ RADIO NETWORK.

Former NFL offensive lineman for the Buffalo Bills (1985-1989), Dallas Cowboys (1990-2000), and Baltimore Ravens (2001), Dale serves as an analyst for Compass Media Networks and various media outlets in his hometown of Phoenix, Arizona. Dale is perhaps best known for being a member of three Dallas Cowboys’ Super Bowl teams.

Former NFL wide receiver for the Dallas Cowboys (1977-1986), Tony serves as an analyst for Compass Media Networks as well as CEO of Legends Sports Promotion, a company that raises funds for charitable organizations through celebrity sports tournaments. Tony was a three-time Pro Bowl player, two-time Super Bowl participant, and led the Cowboys in reception and yardage eight of his ten seasons with the team. Tony ranks second in receiving yards, third in receiving touchdowns and fourth in catches in Dallas Cowboys history. A graduate of Stanford University, Tony is a member of the Stanford Athletic Hall of Fame.

Former starting quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys for over a decade (1974-1989), leading the Cowboys to three consecutive NFL Championship Games in 1980, 1981, and 1982. Danny passed for over 21,000 yards and won 67 of the 104 games played as the starting quarterback for the Cowboys, earning All-Pro honors in 1982. In college, Danny was an All-American as the quarterback for Arizona State. Post retiring from the NFL, Danny has held top positions in broadcasting and coaching – most recently as the General Manager for The Utah Blaze of the Arena Football League.

Long time play-by-play voice of the New Jersey Nets (heard on America’s top rated sports station WFAN in New York), Chris serves as play-by-play voice for Compass Media Networks’ NFL coverage. Chris lives in New Jersey with his family and recently started THE CHRIS CARRINO FOUNDATION ( which raises funds to find a cure for Facio Scapulo Humeral Dystrophy (FSHD), a form of Muscular Dystrophy affecting thousands of adults and children worldwide.

Drew is constantly talking into a micro-phone. During the college basketball season, college football season and NFL season, Drew serves as a play-by-play voices for Compass Media Networks. During the summer and early fall, Drew serves as the play-by-play voice (and broadcast executive) for the Saltdogs baseball team of the American Association of Independent Professional Baseball. Drew previously was the play-by-play voice of the Arizona Diamondback’s minor league affiliate in the Northwest League.

Voted the California Sportscaster of the Year for the past two years by the National Sportscaster and Sportswriter Association, Greg is a fixture in Bay Area sports and has served as the voice of THE OAKLAND RAIDERS for over a decade. Greg continues this role for Compass Media Networks. Greg also calls play-by-play for most other San Francisco clubs, including the San Francisco Giants, and hosts a cable television show in the Bay Area on Comcast.

Co-host of the nationally syndicated THE PETROS & MONEY SHOW flagshipped from KLAC AM-570 and heard across THE FOX SPORTS RADIO NETWORK, Matt serves as studio host and play-by-play voice for Compass Media Networks’ college basketball, college football and NFL games. Matt is a fixture in Los Angeles sports, having previously hosted Los Angeles Lakers pre and post games broadcasts and often seen as a guest and fill-in host on Jim Rome’s Rome is Burning.

Reporter for SportsNet Television (SNY) in New York and field reporter for the New York Mets, Kevin serves as play-by-play voice for Compass Media Networks’ college and NFL football. Kevin also hosts SNY’s METS HOT STOVE.

Jon serves as studio host for Compass Media Networks. In addition, Jon serves as a contributor to CBS College Sports Network, MSG Network (related to Knicks’ basketball), and ESPN RADIO 1050 in New York.

Tim has worked in radio for over 14 years, serving as a producer, reporter and host at KLAC AM 570 in Los Angeles and Fox Sports Radio Network. He has traveled the road covering NBA Finals, World Series, Super Bowls and NCAA Men’s Final Fours. He served as the studio host for the UCLA Radio Network for six years, working on the basketball and football broadcasts. Tim is a graduate of UCLA and currently lives in Los Angeles with his wife and three daughters.

Sports anchor for WFAN in New York City for the Boomer & Carton Show, Jerry serves as studio host for Compass Media Networks’ presentation of The Dallas Cowboys. In addition to his work on the Boomer & Carton Show, Jerry is the voice of Columbia Lions (aka Columbia University of the Ivy League) football and Basketball.

“We have all-pros at every position!” said Peter Kosann, CEO of Compass Media Networks.  “We are thrilled with our team and look forward to delivering our affiliates and listeners tremendous programming.”

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