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1969

JB graduated from DeMatha High School where he became an All-Metropolitan and All-American basketball player.

1973

JB graduated from Harvard University with a degree in American Government, received All-Ivy League honors and captained the team. JB was drafted to the Atlanta Hawks in the mid 1970s, but fell short of making the roster.

1974 – 1979

JB enters the corporate world and begins his career with Xerox.

1978

Washington Bullets (currently Washington Wizards) analyst.

1979

BET Sports basketball analyst.

1979

Eastman Kodak sales executive.

1980

WUSA (CBS affiliate in Washington DC) freelance sportscaster.

1982

CBS Sports freelance basketball analyst.

1983

WJLA (ABC affiliate in Washington DC) freelance sportscaster.

1984

WUSA full time sportscaster.

1986

CBS Sports full time sportscaster capturing play-by-play college basketball and play-by-play NFL and serving as studio host for NBA games.

1992

CBS Sports 1992 Winter Olympics.

1994

CBS Sports 1994 Winter Olympics.

1994

JB hosts NFL on FOX Sports with colleagues Terry Bradshaw, Howie Long, and Jimmy Johnson.

1996

JB is inducted into the Harvard University Hall of Fame.

1997

Host, Super Bowl XXXI (FOX Sports).

1998

JB wins Sports Emmy – Outstanding Sports Personality, Studio Host (FOX Sports).

1999

Host, Super Bowl XXXIII (FOX Sports).

1999

JB wins Sports Emmy – Outstanding Sports Personality, Studio Host (FOX Sports).

2002

Host, Super Bowl XXXVI (FOX Sports).

2004

The NFL Players Gala featuring the JB Awards commences with JB hosting the event to recognize NFL players for their commitment to achieve excellence off the field though building better communities and stronger families.

2005

Host, Super Bowl XXXIX (FOX Sports).

2006

JB rejoins CBS Sports following the 2005 NFL season to host The NFL Today with Shannon Sharpe, Dan Marino, Bill Cowher, and Boomer Esiason.

2006

Founding partner of the Washington Nationals.

2006

JB hosts Showtime’s Inside The NFL with former NFL players Phil Sims, Chris Collinsworth, and Warren Sapp.

2007

JB co-founds Brown Technology Group, a certified minority owned and operated information technology company.

2007

JB wins Sports Emmy – Outstanding Sports Personality, Studio Host (CBS Sports).

2008

Host, Super Bowl XLII (FOX Sports).

2009

JB serves as AARP’s Community Ambassador for Life Reimagined.

2010

Host, Super Bowl XLIV (CBS Sports).

2010

JB named “Best Studio Host of the Decade”by SI.com.

2012

JB hosts Superbowl XLVII pregame show on February 3, 2012.

2012

CBS News Special Correspondent.

2013

Host, Super Bowl XLVII (CBS Sports).

2014

JB received “The Uncommon Award” from Tony Dungy for his “uncommon leadership through character and faith”.

2014

Host, Thursday Night Football on CBS and NFL Network

2015

Host, Super Bowl 50 on CBS

2016

Pro Football Hall of Fame Pete Rozelle Award Recipient

2016

JB returns as Host, Inside the NFL on Showtime