Todd McShay Biography – Todd McShay Wiki
Todd McShay (Todd Marshall McShay) is an American football television analyst and commentator. He has worked for ESPN since 2006. On September 7, 2021, McShay announced on Twitter that he is taking a leave of absence “to focus on my health and my family.”
McShay joined ESPN in 2006 as a college football and NFL Draft analyst, providing in-depth scouting information on college football players across the country, including the nation’s top NFL Draft prospects. He is a year-round contributor across ESPN’s multiple platforms, including SportsCenter, NFL Live, College Football Live, ESPN Radio and ESPN.com.
In 2014, McShay made his debut as a college football field analyst. Since then, he has worked with Steve Levy and Brian Griese on Saturday afternoon games (2016-19) and Sean McDonough and Todd Blackledge on ESPN Saturday Night Primetime (2020).
McShay is the director of college football scouting for ESPN’s Scouts Inc., and he has been part of ESPN’s coverage of the NFL Draft since 2006. In 2009, he joined ESPN’s commentator team for the NFL Draft telecast; in 2011, he made his first appearance on ESPN’s main set at the site of the NFL Draft; and in 2021, he made his Round 1 debut, providing analysis on ABC in prime time.
Prior to joining ESPN, McShay worked full-time for “The War Room” (1999-2006), a start-up scouting publication created by former NFL scout Gary Horton. It soon became a crosscheck for 16 NFL scouting departments and a go-to-source of information for CBS and The Sporting News. ESPN purchased the business in 2006 and changed the name to Scouts Inc.
McShay interned for Horton in the summer of 1998, after serving as an undergraduate assistant for the University of Richmond coaching staff.
Before becoming one of the nation’s top NFL Draft analysts, McShay was the quarterback for the Swampscott (Mass.) High School football team (1991-94) and served as a backup quarterback for the University of Richmond (1995-97) before sustaining a back injury that ended his college career.
A native of Swampscott, Mass., McShay graduated from the University of Richmond in 1999 with a Bachelor of Arts in leadership studies (Jepson School of Leadership), according to his ESPN biography.
Todd McShay Age
Todd Marshall McShay was born on March 22, 1977, in Salem, Massachusetts, United States.
Todd McShay Wife
Is Todd McShay married? He has been married to Lauren McShay (maiden name Lauren Sullivan) since 2006. Todd McShay’s wife, Lauren “Lo” McShay, is the owner of LoLo Event Design in Boston. She became an event planner after planning her own wedding.
Todd McShay Children
Todd McShay has two children – a daughter and a son. On April 23, 2020, McShay announced he tested positive for coronavirus. After getting admitted to the hospital and recovering from COVID-19, McShay was emotional thinking about a reunion with his children, who he hadn’t seen in nearly 40 days.
“I’m gonna run down and probably plow over people in front of me and pick (his kids) up at same time if I can do it,” McShay said on The Adam Schefter Podcast. “I’m gonna squeeze those kids so hard when I see them. Hug my wife (Lauren) and hold on tight. …. I had two physical pictures of my children (in the hospital). One of my daughter and one of my son. When I’d wake up in a dark place, I’d look at them and it’d inspire me to keep going and keep fighting.”
Todd McShay Family
He is the son of the late Wayne McShay and Deborah McShay. His father, Wayne McShay, passed away on June 16, 2008, at age 59. He has three siblings, Sean, Patrick and Meghan McShay.
Todd McShay Health Problems
In November 2020, McShay was taken off the broadcast of the Wisconsin-Northwestern game after struggling to deliver a sideline report about the Badgers offense. Sean McDonough, who was doing play-by-play for the Wisconsin-Northwestern game, said during the broadcast that McShay left due to an illness.
On Saturday, September 4, 2021, McShay was part of the ABC broadcast crew for the game between Alabama and Miami Hurricanes at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. During one of his hits on the telecast about Alabama offensive lineman Evan Neal, fans expressed their concern on social media as McShay appeared to be disoriented.
On September 7, 2021, ESPN senior NFL Draft analyst and college football analyst Todd McShay announced on Twitter that he is stepping away from the network to focus on his health. McShay wrote on Twitter: “I am going to take some time away to focus on my health and my family. Thank you ESPN for being so supportive and for all the well wishes – I can’t wait to be back on the sidelines soon.”
Todd McShay Drugs
It is unclear whether Todd McShay has been on drugs. It is also unclear if he has a history of drug abuse. Since the veteran NFL draft analyst and college football sideline reporter for ESPN announced that he is temporarily stepping away from his duties with the network, social media and online discussion forums have been awash with speculations of what may be wrong with Todd McShay. An Alabama fan on the SEC Score Board, wondered: “Drunk or on drugs? Mini stroke? He’s legitimately struggling to put together sentences on the sidelines.” Another noted: “He looks like he have a drug or alcohol problem honestly plus when he’s been on tv he just looks out of it. Hope he gets well tho not sure what really is the issue.”
Todd Mcshay Face – Todd Mcshay Fat
Fans have expressed concerns on social media about Todd McShay’s face. A Twitter user by the name John Pecora (@jpecora51) posed: “Does Todd McShay’s face look super fat or is it just me?” Another by the name Stank Bastard (@StankBastard) asked, “What happened to Todd Mcshay’s face?” The tweet by Stank Bastard has since be deleted. Ric the Ruler (@RicNotiq) said: “Is Todd McShay ok? Sick or something? Face looks crazy swollen.” The ESPN reporter has not revealed the health issue he is battling that may explain the weight gain on his face.
Todd McShay Weight Gain -Todd McShay Weight
Longtime ESPN NFL Draft analyst and sideline reporter Todd McShay has experienced substantial weight gain.
Todd McShay Net Worth
Todd McShay’s net worth is estimated to be $2 million.
Todd McShay Instagram
Todd McShay’s Instagram handle is @tmcshay.