Greg Garber

NFL Countdown and SportsCenter Reporter

Greg Garber joined ESPN in 1991 and provides reports for ESPN’s Sports Emmy Award-winning NFL Countdown (formerly NFL GameDay) and SportsCenter. He is also a regular contributor to ESPN’s Sports Emmy Award-winning investigative series Outside the Lines and a columnist for ESPN SportsZone. . Garber is a sportswriter for the Hartford Courant (1986-present), where his duties have included investigative features, New York Giants beat coverage, and a weekly NFL column. He received a New England Associated Press News Editor Association award for a 1997 Jackie Robinson special, and an Associated Press Sports Editors award for first reporting that University of Massachusetts basketball player Marcus Camby broke NCAA rules resulting in sanctions against he school.

Additionally, in 1990 Garber earned first prize in the 175,000-plus category of the Associated Press Sports Editors Awards for a series on former Nebraska running back Doug DuBose. Garber has also received three Pulitzer Prize nominations and is a three-time Connecticut States Sportswriter of the Year recipient.

The author of 20 books including End Zone (1987), Football Legends (1988), Great Quarterbacks (1995) and the upcoming Inside Football. Garber is a 1979 graduate of the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth (formerly Southeastern Massachussetts University). Born March 20, 1957, Garber is married and has two children.

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