Former TV news reporter from Kansas City, Missouri.
Although not employed at the time by WWE, he was in attendance the night wrestler Owen Hart fell to his death at the Kemper Arena.
During his stint at KMBC-Channel 9 in Kansas, he interviewed wrestler Shawn Michaels for a local news piece, and was approached by a WWE executive, who offered him an on-air role with the wrestling organization. He accepted.
Two-time KCAC (Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference) men's basketball Player of the Year in 1994 and 1995.
The night after Owen Hart's death, he appeared on Larry King Live (1985) as a local TV reporter who was in the crowd at Kemper Arena. His fellow guest that night, Eric Bischoff (then WCW President), later worked alongside him in WWE, as the Coach's on-screen boss.
Currently doing the Color Commentary on Friday Night SmackDown! alongside Michael Cole. [December 2007]
Working as a reporter/studio analyst for ESPN's The Blitz [September 2008]
Turned heel (or bad guy) and is now joining forces with RAW General Manager, Eric Bischoff. [August 2003]