Cris Collinsworth was one of the best wide receivers in NFL history, but his real success has been in sports commentating. He has won an Emmy for his abilities and talent as a football commentator.
Cris led one of the most memorable receiving careers during his eight years with the Cincinnati Bengals and played in two Super Bowls. Collinsworth ranks first on the Bengals' all-time career receptions list.
Upon his retirement in 1988, he jumped right into broadcasting as a reporter for HBO's Inside the NFL. A year later, his outspoken, honest analysis landed him a position as one of the show's studio cast. A three-time Pro Bowl selection, Collinsworth became a game analyst for NBC Sports' NFL coverage in 1990. He then took a year off to complete his law degree at the University of Cincinnati Law School and returned to NBC in 1992. By 1997, Cris Collinsworth was at the top of his new game - winning an Emmy Award for his work on NBC and HBO.
In January 1998, Collinsworth joined the cast of America's most-watched NFL pre-game show, when he became a part of the FOX NFL Sunday team as an analyst. In addition, he serves as an NFL studio analyst on FOX Sports News. In April 1999, Cris Collinsworth was the recipient of a Sports Emmy for Outstanding Sports Personality/Studio Analyst.
Collinsworth brings his award-winning television experience to a variety of audiences and shares a behind-the-scenes look into the world of professional football.