Pat McAfee switches exclusively to SiriusXM’s Mad Dog Sports radio channel


“I am very grateful and honored to have the chance to be on Mad Dog Sports Radio,” McAfee said. “SiriusXM is an incredibly massive platform and the freedom it allows is perfect for our style of performing. To say we are grateful for Scott Greenstein, Steve cohen, Andrew Moss and all the other great people at SiriusXM for this opportunity would be an understatement. Let’s do the damn thing. We hope you will join us daily. ”

“Pat is absolutely a one of a kind talent,” said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer of SiriusXM. “His background as an athlete, his perspective on the sport and the world around him, his skills as an interviewer and his ability to identify with and entertain an audience are just some of the things that set him apart from so many others in the media. We are very happy to have his energy and personality on SiriusXM. There is no limit to what he can do on Mad Dog Sports Radio. “

After an eight-year NFL career with the Indianapolis Colts which saw him vote for two Pro Bowls and be named First Team All-Pro in 2014, McAfee retired in 2017 to embark on his media career. . McAfee joined Barstool Sports, where he developed the company’s “Heartland” division by Indianapolis, and hosted The Pat McAfee Show on Barstool Power channel 85 on SiriusXM. In 2018, McAfee joined Fox in a broadcasting role for their college football and NFL shows. In 2019, McAfee signed with ESPN, where he serves as a color analyst for their Thursday night college football shows and makes regular appearances on other ESPN programs.

In 2018, McAfee began appearing on WWE programming as a pre-show analyst for the companies’ NXT Takeover events and signed a multi-year contract with WWE the following year. He played in his first NXT TakeOver fight on August 22. McAfee is also a stand-up comedian, small business owner, and hosts his own daily podcast.

With the addition of The Pat McAfee Show to the programming of Mad Dog Sports Radio, Morning men with Evan cohen and Mike Babchik will be broadcast from 6:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. ET daily, and Schein on sport with Adam schein will be broadcast from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ET Daily. Christophe Russo hosts the chain anchor program, Mad dog unleashed, every day of the week from 3:00 – 6 p.m. ET.

Mad Dog Sports Radio’s Steve torre and Danny kanell, guests from 1:00 – 3 p.m. ET spectacle Dog day sports, will continue to contribute to the Mad Dog Sports Radio channel. Kanell will also continue to host The first team every morning on ESPNU Radio on SiriusXM.

Mad Dog Sports Radio is in its 13th birthdaye year on SiriusXM. Featured by sports radio icon Christopher Mad Dog “Russo, the channel is available to listeners nationwide on SiriusXM radios (channel 82), on the SiriusXM app and at home with Amazon Alexa, the Google Assistant or how you broadcast around the house For more information, visit SiriusXM.com/MDSRonSXM.

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