Stan Verrett

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Stan Verrett
Stan Verrett 2010.jpg
Verrett in 2010.
Born Stan Verrett
1967 (age 46–47)
Louisiana, U.S.A.
Nationality American
Education Howard University, '89
Occupation ESPN anchor
Years active 1989-present
Title SportsCenter Anchor
Website
ESPN bio

Stan Verrett (born 1967, in New Orleans) is an anchor on the ESPN and ESPNEWS networks in the United States. Most of Verrett's appearances are on SportsCenter at 11 p.m or 1 a.m. Eastern time, Monday through Friday. He has also hosted studio segments on ESPN's college basketball and college football telecasts, and has appeared as a sideline reporter, working ArenaBowl XXII.

Biography[edit]

He was also known as "Stan The Man", a radio DJ on WOWI 103 Jamz in the Hampton Roads, VA area. While in the area, Verrett was a sports anchor on ABC affiliate WVEC-TV 13 and also had a stint on local NBC affiliate WAVY-TV 10.

Verrett was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. His boyhood home was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina.

He attended St. Augustine High School and Howard University Washington, D.C. in 1989, where he was one of the two outstanding graduates with a Bachelor of Arts in journalism.

Verrett is a member of Beta Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity.

In April 2009, Verrett began working from ESPN's then-new L.A. Live studios, anchoring the 10:00 p.m. PST SportsCenter along with Neil Everett.[1] In February 2014, both he and Everett were re-assigned back to ESPN's main facilities in Bristol, Connecticut, where the 1:00am ET and 2:00am ET weeknight late-night editions of SportsCenter also returned.

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