Cowboy Dave

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Cowboy Dave Kelley

Birthday: January 12, 1979 at BenTaub Hospital right here in Houston

Nickname: Cowboy Dave

Hometown: Magnolia, Texas

College: UT/Lonestar College Tomball

High school: Magnolia High School Class of 97… I’m a proud Magnolia Bulldog

How long here: Since 2009… but have listened since birth!!

How long in radio business: Since 1997 when I was 17dave1 Cowboy Dave

Coolest person here: It’s hard to pick just one… Lot’s of cool peeps here at KILT

What I love about Houston: It’s my stompin’ grounds… my HOME and I’ve got friends around every corner!! It’s the greatest city in the world

Favorite four-letter word: Taco… or TEXA….S… or LONE and STAR or BEER

Favorite people to interview: Brandon Rhyder, Garth, Mike Miller of Miller Row, Stoney Larue

What I’m mostly known for: Big, hairy, tall, loud… kinda smell like burritos and WD40

Experience/credibility: I’m not sure what that word means… are you asking for my credit score… because it’s 2.

Favorite artists: Brandon Rhyder, ZZ Top, Pantera, Willie, Waylon, Ragweed, Mark Chesnutt, Ozzy, Skynyrd, Garth and lots of 80s hair metal…

Signature phrases: Are you gonna eat that?

Few favorite music experiences: Well… Brandon Rhyder played my wedding and that was AWESOME! Touring with Skynyrd and ZZ Top was amazing, meeting almost every hero I’ve ever had is so cool and I’m very lucky! Meeting Phil Anselmo from Pantera was life changing and seeing Keith Urban sit in front of me with his acoustic and belt out 3 of my favorite tunes was a dream come true.

Other talents: I’ve played the guitar since I was 5. And I’m good at fishing.

Family info: I’m luckily married to an amazing woman… the mother of my 2 wonderful kids… Christi… why she chose me I’ll never know! Our 2 kiddos Christiana and Cody are both attend Williams Elementary in my hometown… Magnolia… we live there as well!

More: I’m a proud Texan… I’m very proud of where I come from… I love Magnolia and Houston… Texas is the greatest State in the country! As Fowler puts it… I’m a HELL bent 100% Texan ‘til I die!! I live on a 110 acre farm with just about every native animal to Texas living with me… Including our Duck that lives INSIDE with us and even sleeps in the bed with the wife and I… Quackers is awesome! We go fishin in our pond everyday… I’m thinkin my son Cody will be a pro fisherman by the time he’s 10. My little girl Christiana is our resident veterinarian… she brings home turtles, frogs, dogs and even a stray calf once… I have a great family and am so grateful to call 100.3 KILT home!

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Cowboy Dave & Roscoe

Cowboy Dave Viciously Attacked By Raccoon

I must get 5 people EVERYDAY that tell me that Roscoe is gonna RIP my face off…. that raccoons are MEAN and NASTY creatures… that I should have him put down because he’s going to [...]

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Miranda Lambert Breaks Down While Singing To 7 Year Old Fan That Has Cancer

Miranda Lambert played a show in Corpus Christi last week to a sold out crowd… but it might as well of been just Miranda and her 7 year old fan Brooke Hester… a sweet little [...]

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JJ WATT Scores First Ever Receiving Touchdown

AHHHHH!!! Is the noise all of Houston, TX surely heard from my house when my hero JJ Watt scored his first ever receiving touchdown in the NFL against the Raiders today. Me and my wife [...]


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What Was The First Thing JJ Watt Bought With His Millions?

Lemme tell ya somethin’… Being a TRUE local/native of Houston… born at Ben Taub hospital and raised in Magnolia by God Texas… it brings me a LOT of pride and Texas sized smiles to see [...]


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Meet All Of Cowboy Dave’s Critters

Being a 5th generation Texan… born in Houston and growin’ up in Magnolia… I never really thought anything of livin in a house fulla animals! I know most people might have a few dogs and [...]


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DuckTales Theme Song With Real Ducks

HAHA!! Holy cow… errr… duck! I grew up a HUGE Duck Tales kid… I have even bought every season available on DVD for my kiddos and we JUST got the Wii U game last week! [...]



Sons Of Anarchy Spoiler

I’m a HUGE fan of SOA… have been since the premier… we Sons fans are a STRONG, OPINIONATED and FIERCE bunch… just like the characters we LOVE! BUT… Life sometimes get’s in the way of [...]


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The Best First Date

I’m not gonna lie… I cried like a 6’4 250 lb BABY just now in the Bull Studios! This might be the sweetest thing I’ve ever seen… I LOVE IT!! Me and my baby girl [...]


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Actress Betty White 92 Dyes Peacefully In Her Los Angeles Home HOAX

If that headline got you… it got me too!! I was ready to break down over a woman I’ve never met… She’s like my TV mom… I love her:) It’s a good thing Betty has [...]


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JJ Watt Makes NFL History

Earlier… my bud Nick Russo reported on the new JJ Watt contract deal… you can see that here… We now know… according to ESPN… His guaranteed $51.8 million that he will get through the [...]




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