|Date of birth:||April 21, 1964|
|Place of birth:||Tulsa, Oklahoma|
|College:||University of Oklahoma|
|NFL Draft:||1987 / Round: 5 / Pick 133|
San Francisco 49ers
Career highlights and awards
|Awards:||1982 Big Eight Conference UPI Player of the Year
1983 Big Eight Football Newcomer of the Year
1987 Orange Bowl MVP
Super Bowl champion (XXIV)
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He received several awards during his playing career, including UPI Player of the Year in the Big Eight Conference in 1982, Big Eight Football Newcomer of the Year in 1983 and MVP of the 1986 Orange Bowl.
San Francisco 49ers and Super Bowl XXIV
In the 1989 off-season, Tillman was traded to the San Francisco 49ers where he played for three seasons (1989–91). 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.
Return to the Oilers
In 1992, Tillman was traded back to Houston, where he completed his playing career (1992–94).
After being drafted by the Houston Oilers in 1987, Tillman worked as an anchor and reporter at KPRC-TV during the seven-month off-season. His football and broadcasting careers developed in tandem as he hosted two radio sports-talk shows and was a reporter and anchor for a radio PM magazine in Oklahoma City prior to his television jobs.
Spencer Tillman joined CBS Sports in 1999 as lead studio analyst for College Football Today, the network's pre-game studio show. Tillman, who had served as WABC-TV's weekend sports anchor in New York from 1997 to 1999 and spent 10 years as a sports anchor for KPRC-TV Houston, is paired with Tim Brando at the College Football Today desk. Tillman and Brando also broadcast regional NFL games for CBS from 2000–2003. In the first three years, Tillman and Brando were the eighth team of the NFL games for CBS; however, Tillman and Brando were demoted to the ninth team of the NFL games for CBS and replaced by Bill Macatee and Jerry Glanville in the eighth team in 2003.
He has also served for four years as a reporter for the Network's NCAA tournament coverage and is an anchor for regional broadcasts on Fox Sports Networks. He also served as host of DirecTV's "NFL Sunday Ticket."
KGOW 1560 AM Houston
Spencer Tillman began duties as the voice of KGOW 1560 The Game, a Houston sports talk radio station, when the station launched its new format in August 2007. Spencer's role includes reading promotional copy for the station as well as weekly on-air time during football season.
KTRK abc13 Houston
Spencer Tillman is a current co host of KTRK's Houston Texans Inside the Game, a 30-minute weekly post-game recap and analysis program that typically follows the station's local newscast on game days.
Spencer currently lives in Sugar Land, Texas, along with his wife, Rita, and their four daughters.
- Spencer Tillman's profile for CBS Sports
- Spencer Tillman's bio on Impact XXI
- Still Scoring in the Red Zone