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Cris Collinsworth      

Former NFL Wide Receiver & Sports Emmy Award-Winning Game Analyst for NBC's "Sunday Night Football"

Cris Collinsworth is the game analyst for NBC’s "Sunday Night Football." He worked alongside Al Michaels for his first 13 SNF seasons, and 2022 marked his 14th season in the booth alongside Mike Tirico. In February 2022, Collinsworth called his fifth Super Bowl, which was the most-watched TV show in five years.

In May 2022, Collinsworth won his 17th Sports Emmy Award – and ninth for Outstanding Event Analyst. He won his first Emmy Award in 1997 for his work on the NFL on NBC studio show. Known for his candid and insightful analysis, he has received consistent critical acclaim throughout his broadcast career. Collinsworth and John Madden are the only NFL analysts to be named Outstanding Sports Event Analyst since it was first awarded in 1993. Collinsworth has been a finalist in the category 15 times in the past 16 years.

Collinsworth is majority owner of Pro Football Focus, which utilizes an exclusive and proprietary grading system to analyze the performance of every NFL and college player on each snap, grading their performances against others at the same position. All 32 NFL clubs work directly with Pro Football Focus to use its play-by-play and player grading analytics.

In addition to his NFL responsibilities, Collinsworth has been a part of four Olympics with NBC. He made his Olympic broadcast debut as a track and field reporter at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics, and has served as a correspondent in Beijing (2008), Vancouver (2010), and at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, where he also provided commentary during the Closing Ceremony alongside Michaels.

A three-time Pro Bowl selection during his own NFL career, Collinsworth played in 107 games, catching 417 passes for 6,698 yards and 36 touchdowns. He had four 1,000-yard seasons, played in Super Bowls XVI and XXIII and ranks first on the Bengals all-time career receptions list. The Bengals selected him in the second round of the 1981 draft out of the University of Florida, where he graduated with a degree in accounting. An All-America and Academic All-America, Collinsworth was inducted into the Academic All-America Hall of Fame in 2001. He later returned to school at the University of Cincinnati Law School, completing his law degree in 1991.

Collinsworth is also on the board of directors for The Cris Collinsworth ProScan Fund (CCPF), a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization with a mission to improve women’s health through the Pink Ribbon Programs and to promote child development through the Queen City Classic Chess Programs. Collinsworth and his wife, Holly, have four adult children and two grandchildren.

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