Cris Collinsworth, a 12-time Emmy Award-winner, will serve as game analyst for NBC’s coverage of Super Bowl XLVI. Collinsworth was named game analyst for Sunday Night Football starting with the 2009 season when he replaced John Madden and has won the Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Game Analyst in each of his first two seasons on SNF. Collinsworth, the most honored studio analyst in sports television, served as a studio analyst and co-host of Football Night in America studio show from 2006-2008 and co- hosted Super Bowl XLIII’s Pregame Show. Collinsworth, who was first part of the NBC Sports family from 1990-96, has won a record nine Emmy Awards for Outstanding Sports Studio Analyst in addition to the three he has received for Outstanding Sports Game Analyst, two for Sunday Night Football and one for NFL Network in 2008. He won his first Emmy Award in 1997 for his work on the NFL on NBC studio show. Collinsworth, known for his candid and insightful analysis, has received consistent critical acclaim throughout his broadcast career. In 1990, Collinsworth joined NBC Sports as a game analyst for the network's NFL coverage and select college football broadcasts, highlighted by the 1994 Fiesta Bowl and the 1995 Orange Bowl national championship game between Nebraska and Miami. Collinsworth was assigned to the NFL on NBC pregame show in 1996, where he provided analysis that led to his first Emmy Award in 1997. While at NBC, Collinsworth proved his versatility and received critical praise while working as a reporter for track and field at the Atlanta Olympic Games. Upon completion of an eight-year NFL career as a wide receiver with the Cincinnati Bengals (1981-88), Collinsworth moved smoothly into broadcasting as a reporter for HBO's Inside the NFL in 1989. The following season he graduated to the show's studio cast. He now co-hosts the show on Showtime with Phil Simms, James Brown and Warren Sapp. A three-time Pro Bowl selection during his NFL career, Collinsworth 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. Born January 27, 1959, in Dayton, Ohio, Collinsworth was raised in Titusville, Fla. He now resides in Kentucky with his wife Holly and their four children.