Indiana Pacers reporter Brooke Olzendam: bio and photos

So who is Brooke Olzendam?

Pac-12 sideline reporter from the Pacific Northwest and Indiana Pacers, Fox Sports Indiana sideline reporter

A CBS College Sports Sideline Reporter, Comcast SportsNet Northwest Host and Reporter, her Twitter biography says. She might also become the next national sideline superstar, a la Erin Andrews or Jenn Brown. If you watch as much college basketball and college football as we do, it’s a name you’ll get to know very well soon.

Olzendam’s husband, former Oregon Ducks back up QB, Andy Collins, passed away on treadmill just ten days after their wedding)

Here’s more from her Comcast biography:

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Indiana Pacers New Sideline Reporter: Recently Widowed Brooke Olzendam

You have a new reason to watch the Indiana Pacers now (if we actually have a season). That reason is Brooke Olzendam. Earlier today, the Pacers announced the hiring of Olzendam as the new television host and sideline reporter for game broadcasts.

According to Indy Corn Rows (man the glaring grammatical error in the banner headline):

Olzendam takes over the role formerly held by fan favorite, Stacy Paetz who worked the sidelines for the past seven seasons. Pacers Sports & Entertainment’s Vice President of Broadcasting Jamie Berns expressed his excitement over adding Olzendam to the Pacers broadcast team on Fox Sports Indiana.

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Ex-Oregon Ducks Backup QB Andy Collins Dies on Treadmill

Just a couple days after former #3 overall 2002 NFL Draft pick Joey Harrington was hit by a car while biking and hospitalized,  KJR Seattle is reporting that ex- Oregon Ducks reserve QB Andy Collins passed away while on a treadmill.  It was a very bad week to be an ex-Duck signal caller. Authorities found him lying down on the treadmill, and preliminary reports indicate it was a heart attack. He and reporter Brooke Olzendam, of Fox Sports Network, Comcast Northwest fame were married just 10 days ago.

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