Pat McAfee is the founder and CEO of Pat McAfee Inc., a digital media company. He also serves as the host of the nationally syndicated “Pat McAfee Show,” which airs on Westwood One and DAZN, and is a regular contributor to the popular podcast, Heartland Radio 2.0. Additionally, McAfee is a host and media personality for the WWE, most recently hosting its NXT pre-fight studio show.
Pat McAfee joined ESPN as a college football analyst, and is currently working on Thursday Night primetime games, reuniting him with former Colts teammate Matt Hasselback, and teaming up with Adam Amin and reporter Molly McGrath. He is also a regular contributor on Get Up! and other ESPN shows. He also performs as a stand-up comedian, parlaying his social reach to sell out comedy venues nationwide.
Prior to retiring from the NFL to pursue a career as a media personality, McAfee was a First Team All-Pro punter and two-time Pro Bowler for the Indianapolis Colts, where he played for the entirety of his eight year career in the NFL. Immediately following his retirement from the NFL, he joined Barstool Sports before leaving to launch Pat McAfee Inc.
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.
On April 16, 2021, McAfee was announced as a new addition to the SmackDown announce team alongside Michael Cole. Since joining the blue brand, McAfee’s energy and quick-witted calls have continued to elevate him as a favorite of the WWE Universe. McAfee had AT&T Stadium rocking and lit up social media with a WrestleMania debut for the ages in Dallas when battling Theory, Mr. McMahon, and even getting stunned by "Stone Cold" Steve Austin.
Pat and his father Tim operate The Pat McAfee Foundation, a non-profit organization which provides scholarships to the children of US Military personnel.