Patrick McAfee is a former All-Pro NFL punter, stand up comedian, football and professional wrestling analyst, and a social media star. Pat began his sports career after earning a scholarship to kick footballs at West Virginia University. Drafted by the Indianapolis Colts in the seventh round of the 2009 NFL Draft, he played in two Pro Bowls during his eight years in the NFL. Since retiring from professional football, McAfee has been a frequent fixture in sports media, guesting for Fox Sports’ college and NFL broadcasts in late 2018 before joining ESPN’s Thursday Night College Football team in July 2019. Pat also provides live watch-alongs of WWE’s pay-per-view events.
In fall 2019 Pat joined Westwood One as the host of a new weekday morning sports talk show called The Pat McAfee Show which features a video simulcast on DAZN, the leading sports streaming platform. He also brought the popular The Pat McAfee Show 2.0 and Heartland Radio 2.0 podcasts to the Westwood One Podcast Network.
Known for his candid, relatable, and refreshing opinions, Pat’s insight, dynamic storytelling and robust sense of humor helped him build a huge and loyal fan base with more than 2 million social media followers. In 2019, Pat took his act on the road launching a stand-up comedy tour, playing to sold-out crowds at every venue.
Pat and his father Tim operate The Pat McAfee Foundation, a non-profit organization that provides scholarships to the children of US Military personnel.