ESPN Radio's Mike & Mike Welcome Ravens' Steve Smith Sr. To Football Analyst Roster
August 18, 2016 at 11:47 AM (PT)
ESPN RADIO and ESPN2's "MIKE & MIKE" has announced its daily lineup of football commentators for the 2016 season, beginning SEPTEMBER 12th. The analyst roster has been increased with the addition of BALTIMORE RAVENS wide receiver STEVE SMITH SR. at a date yet to be determined.
On MONDAYS, RYAN CLARK, LOUIS RIDDICK, and TOM WADDLE will join MIKE GREENBERG and MIKE GOLIC for NFL talk; on TUESDAYS, CLARK and HERM EDWARDS will talk NFL and PAUL FINEBAUM will talk college football; on WEDNESDAYS, JON GRUDEN will discuss the NFL and KIRK HERBSTREIT, BOOGER MCFARLAND, and DANNY KANELL will look at college football with RECE DAVIS on hand with college ranking updates; on THURSDAYS, BRIAN BILLICK and MARK SCHLERETH will talk NFL and MCFARLAND will be back as well; and on FRIDAYS, GOLIC's son MIKE GOLIC JR., JOEY GALLOWAY, RON JAWORSKI, and FIELD YATES will preview the weekend action.
Also making appearances on a regular basis will be JOSINA ANDERSON, JARRETT BELL, ADAM SCHEFTER, JIM TROTTER, JANE MCMANUS, STEPHANIA BELL, DONOVAN MCNABB, MATTHEW BERRY, JEMELE HILL, MICHAEL SMITH, MAX KELLERMAN, and STEPHEN A. SMITH.
“I’m excited for and appreciative of this opportunity,” said SMITH about his joining the show's analyst roster. “What I love about MIKE & MIKE is that it’s a well-balanced show, and they talk about a lot of different topics. It’s not just about football or something that aims to be shock-jock radio. I definitely hold GOLIC and GREENY in high regard, because their programing is thoughtful, measured and entertaining."
“The addition of STEVE SMITH SR. will enhance a strong lineup of talent that will further ensure MIKE & MIKE as the destination for football talk on ESPN RADIO and ESPN2,” said ESPN AUDIO VP, Network Content DAVID ROBERTS. “The MIKE & MIKE football team is deep, dynamic, and diverse. As a result, the nation’s flagship morning sports talk program will be well positioned to serve football fans with the very best coverage and programming this fall.”