Pat McAfee’s Podcast Just Signed A MASSIVE Contract With FanDuel

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Pat McAfee had a productive eight seasons as punter of the Indianapolis Colts. He made two Professional Bowls, one All-Professional crew, and even each accomplished a move and ran for a primary down on faux punts. He was additionally on the sector for perhaps the worst trick play in NFL historical past, in order that’s a enjoyable bonus, too.

Over these eight seasons, McAfee amassed a complete of simply over $15 million, or almost $2 million per yr. Not a nasty haul by any means, although definitely on the decrease finish of NFL salaries.

Since retiring in 2016 (when he was solely 29 years outdated), McAfee has turned his consideration towards broadcasting. He is had stints at Barstool Sports activities, Fox Sports activities, ESPN, DAZN, Westwood One, and SiriusXM, and created his personal Pat McAfee, Inc. (PMI) model.

Slaven Vlasic/Getty Photos for SiriusXM

A kind of PMI reveals, The Pat McAfee Present, simply scored a deal that vastly surpasses all of McAfee’s profession NFL earnings—after which some. The podcast and FanDuel agreed to a four-year deal price roughly $30 million per yr, in response to The Athletic’s Shams Charania

That signifies that for yearly over the following 4 years, McAfee will make double what he made throughout his total eight-year NFL profession.  

The settlement, which depends on FanDuel remaining the official sportsbook of the present, additionally contains an opt-out clause after three years.

McAfee began The Pat McAfee Present in February 2017. The primary episode featured Glenn Robinson III, Matt Hasselbeck, and Dan Dakich. McAfee referred to as it a “very, very, very, very, very small” present however helped it develop through the years. And now, with greater than 550 episodes beneath its belt, McAfee is cashing out in an enormous manner.

Nevertheless, he has no intention of stopping the present or resting on his laurels. The cash will likely be used for even greater and higher issues, and it is a testomony to the ability of podcasting. It possible will not be the final time an athlete scores a serious podcast deal, both.

Try McAfee’s announcement of the deal beneath.


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