Rank #1: PMS 2.0 097 - Let's Celebrate This.. And Ryan Leaf Stops By For An Inspiring Chat
On today's show, Pat and the guys finally chat about their fall plans which include a nationally syndicated radio show on Westwood One and the video version on DAZN. Pat also explains what his fall will be like including the radio show/livestream, the podcast, Thursday Night College Football, and Get Up! in New York. It's going to be a busy fall, but it's going to be a lot of fun. Next, radio host, ESPN College Football Analyst, former Heisman Trophy finalist and #2 overall pick in the 1998 NFL Draft, Ryan Leaf joins the show for an incredible conversation. They cover his days through college at Washington State, and his eventual experience in the NFL. He also candidly talks about his time in prison, and what the exact moment was that changed his life, and when he realized he needed to start becoming the person he wanted to be. He also discusses who some of his favorite current athletes are, whether or not he ever got into any Longest Yard type situations while in prison, what some of his fondest memories from his NFL days are, and what other sports he excelled at growing up. It's an inspiring and honest interview you don't want to miss (36:34-1:25:38). It's a great episode, and it's going to be an even better fall. Come and laugh with us. Cheers.
Rank #2: PMS 2.0 096 - The Last Show Before Our Lives Are Changed Forever. Thank You All.
On today's show, Pat and the boys discuss everything happening around the NFL as training camp has started to heat up. They dive into Baker Mayfield shotgunning a beer at the Indians game this past weekend and proceeding to light things up on the practice field, which has Pat feeling like his Browns to win the Super Bowl pick was correct, discuss Freddie Kitchens and Bob Wylie's dust up with each other, and why all these things contribute to a different mentality for the Cleveland Browns. They also chat about Hard Knocks, which premieres tonight and how they're excited for Gruden and AB to be highlighted a bit, and they discuss Andrew Luck's bum calf which has Colts fans everywhere very concerned. Pat also covers some of the things that he watched this weekend, including trying to finish the new Avengers movie, and he has some recommendations for next years Hall of Fame speeches after watching all seven hours of them over the weekend. Pat also chats about going to his 5th Indiana State Fair with Sam, and covers everything they did, all the different foods available, what some of his favorite carnival games are (and some of the ones he despises the most), and tells the hilarious story about the caricature that he and Sam got of themselves and the artists interesting and aggressive decision for the final product. Lastly, Pat teases the big news which should be revealed in 48 hours or less that is certain to ramp things up even more this fall. It's a fun one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
Rank #3: The Pat McAfee Show 2.0 - Rebirth
Rank #4: PMS 2.0 095 - The Most Interesting Man On Earth: ESPN's Marty Smith
On today's show, Pat and the boys discuss his couple of days in Charlotte for the ESPN College Football seminar. He talks about getting thrown into the fire, and recounts his entire experience, as the college football season (and football in general) creeps closer and closer. Also joining the show is ESPN College Football storyteller/analyst, one of the most charismatic and genuine people on the face of the earth, and soon to be New York Times Bestselling Author, Marty Smith. He and Pat chat about his career path to where he's at now, the relationships he's made along the way, and a couple of stories from their few days together at the college football seminar. Marty also gives a sneak preview of his new book "Never Settle: Sports, Family, and the American Soul," which details some incredible stories with the likes of Tim Tebow, Michael Vick, Ric Flair, Nick Saban, and his best friend, Eric Church, among many other things. You're really going to enjoy this interview (2:45-1:02:31). Pat and the guys also chat about LeBron taking heat for celebrating at his son's AAU game, the NFL season starting tonight with the Hall of Fame game, some of the stories that have been floating around training camp including Saints WR Michael Thomas signing a new deal, Lev Bell apologizing to fantasy owners for missing last season, and Nathan Peterman growing on Coach Gruden as well as the building excitement for the new season of Hard Knocks. Today's show is a great one. Come and laugh with us. Cheers.
Rank #5: The Pat McAfee Show 2.0 - Joe Thomas
Rank #6: PMS 2.0 048 - I Got Engaged, The Voice Of Monday Night Football, & Ryan Shazier
On today's show, Pat and the rest of the guys are back from vacation with a LOADED show. Pat discusses his trip to Hawaii and gives a breakdown of how he popped the question to Sam in an Avatar-like setting on the island. He and the rest of the guys also discuss what else they did while they were away on vacation, discuss a couple of the documentaries they watched while on break including 'Abducted in Plain Sight,' chat about the pothole epidemic in Indianapolis, give their thoughts on the AAF so far, and chat about the upcoming St. Patrick's Day sale coming soon to PatMcAfeeShow.com. Also included are two incredible interviews from Super Bowl week with the voice of Monday Night Football and Top Rank Boxing, all around electric human being, Joe Tessitore (2:01:23-2:21:54); as well as an inspirational interview with Steelers linebacker and 2X Pro Bowler, Ryan Shazier, as he chats about his incredible journey to recovery and how confident he is that he'll play football again (2:22:36-2:38:51). It's great to be back. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
Rank #7: PMS 2.0 003 - Carson Palmer, Gary Vee, & Richie Incognito
Rank #8: PMS 2.0 044 - Tim Tebow, Schefter, & Superb Owl Chatter
Today’s show is a great one. First, former Heisman Trophy winner, 1st round draft pick of the Denver Broncos, the greatest college football player of all-time and current outfielder in the New York Mets organization, Tim Tebow, joins the show from Top Golf in Atlanta for an incredible conversation. They discuss what it was like being Tim Tebow in college, his transition to the NFL and the most difficult part, talks a little bit about his perspective about life, chats more about his MLB aspirations and what his walkup song will be, and how he handles all the scrutiny every time he does something (4:51-27:37). Also joining the show is the king of scoops himself, one of the best in the game at his job, the creator of the “Adam Bomb,” Adam Schefter. They discuss what Super Bowl week is like for him, the guys dig for a couple updates on some scoops, what he thinks is going to happen with the Antonio Brown situation, and the stresses of having troll Twitter accounts make fake news with his name and having to deal with the repercussions (55:54-1:13:46). The guys also recap the entire Super Bowl week from Top Golf and who some of their favorite guests were and which people surprised them. They also recap the weight loss competition, and dive into their thoughts on the Super Bowl, the commercials, and Boston Connor chats about his experience seeing the Patriots win a Super Bowl in person. It’s a great one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
Rank #9: PMS 2.0 018 - Wild Time To Be Alive.. ESPN Put Me On TV
Rank #10: PMS 2.0 037 - The Ungettable Interview, T.Y. Hilton, & AQ Shipley
On today’s show, Pat heads to the Indianapolis Colts’ Complex for a couple of incredible interviews before this weekend’s game against the Chiefs. First, newly minted All-Pro offensive lineman, the 6th overall pick, and one of the most dominant players in football right now, Quenton Nelson joins the show for an exclusive interview. Next, 4X Pro Bowler, one of the best WR’s in the NFL, friend of the show, T.Y. Hilton, joins Pat to talk about the entire clown mask situation with Jonathan Joseph and how he thinks the team performed against the Texans. They also look ahead to the Chiefs game, and chat a little about his relationship with Frank Reich and Andrew Luck, and shoot some craps (12:04-25:59). The guys also cover everything around the NFL as they look ahead to this weekend’s playoff games, recap the National Championship game, and welcome in AQ Shipley to chat about Bruce Arians heading to Tampa Bay and some thoughts on his new Head Coach, Kliff Kingsbury (53:19-1:04:57). Pat and the guys also get into a couple deep science issues including the discovery of the plague in Wyoming, Todd has a theory for why the water levels are rising, and they dive back into the oceans vs. space argument. They also chat a little bit about Mason Ramsey, discuss what’s going on in the weight loss competition and how miserable everyone feels, and end the show by having another huge giveaway. It’s a good one, come and laugh with us. Cheers.
Rank #11: PMS 2.0 058 - Zion Williamson
On today’s show, Pat and the guys dive deep into everything that happened over the weekend in March Madness including the legend of Zion Williamson continuing to grow with an incredible performance in Duke’s win over UCF, teams utilizing the 4 and 5 point play, whether or not the tournament has lived up to expectations this year with almost all chalk moving on to the Sweet Sixteen, and Orange Vanilla Coke's quest to become the official drink of TV timeouts during March Madness. Pat also details one of the worst customer service afternoon’s he’s ever had while at Applebee’s with some of the guys, and gives an update on the engagement ring he bought for Sam. Pat also gives a heartfelt ode to Gronk as the guys discuss his retirement, his legacy in the NFL, and what comes next. Pat also recounts a couple of stories from his NFL career, including his wild poker run during the early part of his career, and he thinks back to his glory days playing soccer in high school and with the U18 national team as he recalls how other players probably remember him, and how he was a footsal national champion. This one has a little bit of everything. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
Rank #12: PMS 2.0 029 - A Field Trip To The Courtroom & Incredible NFL Conversation
Rank #13: PMS 2.0 030 - 210 Yards Guy & Lone Sunday Night Football Touchdown Guy Join Us. Stacked Show.
Rank #14: PMS 2.0 056 - March Is A Wild Month... Dan Dakich & Mike Florio Convos As Well
Today's show is highlighted for two incredible interviews. First, friend of the show, ESPN college basketball analyst, former head coach, and current radio host, Dan Dakich calls into the show to break down the NCAA Tournament. They cover who some of the teams he likes going in are, why Zion Williamson is different than anyone else he's ever seen, who some of his sleeper upset picks, shares some of his favorite Bob Knight stories, and he answers questions from the around the room in another rendition of "The Room Wants To Know." It's everything you need to get ready for March Madness (2:53-36:02). Later, the Blogfather, friend of the show, and one of the smartest football minds around, Mike Florio calls into the show for a new segment called, "INTERNET BEEF," to discuss his recent war of words with Richard Sherman on Twitter. He breaks down why he was right in his argument with Sherman, what his logic was, and highlights a few more things around the league that carry importance and might try to steal some of the spotlight from the NCAA Tournament. They also do a little Hockey Talk, and discuss who Mike likes for March Madness (42:56-1:11:06). Pat and the guys also discuss their St. Patrick's Day together in Indianapolis and put some of the pieces back together, Pat gives a little wedding update and how he's finally convinced Sam to let Zito be involved in the wedding, the guys chat about their new Bro Bro Bro Bets podcast and what their mission is, and Digs got a new dog which leads to a discussion about Pat facing heat to add more animals to his farm, despite a written contract that says otherwise. Pat also takes to Instagram to answer questions from listeners in the first edition of new segment, "Chat With Pat." Today's a good one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
Rank #15: PMS 2.0 036 - Matt Hasselbeck, Shawne Merriman, Mogul Talk, & I Think I'm A Father
On today’s show, Pat and the guys cover pretty much everything that happened over the weekend. First they are joined by a couple of former greats to break down Wild Card Weekend. Former Colts QB, current cohost of Sunday NFL countdown, and friend of the show, Matt Hasselbeck calls in. They cover the Colts victory over the Titans in Houston, how they’ll fare against the Chiefs, what he thinks of Patrick Mahomes no look passing, and why guys like Tom Brady and Drew Brees play winning football in the playoffs (4:44-19:36). Next, 2x All-Pro, creator of the Lights Out clothing brand, potential future MMA fighter and friend of the show, Shawne Merriman calls in. They chat about the Chargers moving on and why he thinks this might be their year, and also gives his take on why the Patriots may be dead. He also talks about what he’s been doing off field, ranging from his clothing brand to fighting MMA, and does a little lightning round to answer the guys’ questions (19:37-42:11). Later the guys dive deeper into everything that happened on Wild Card weekend and what it means moving forward for the rest of the playoffs. They close out the show by talking a little Golden Globes, and making a few suggestions on how it could be better in the future, and looks ahead to who they think may potentially be hosting the Oscars. It’s a good one, come and laugh with us, cheers.
Rank #16: PMS 2.0 074 - The Most Electric Weekend Of My Life
On today's show, Pat recaps the most electric weekend of his life as he was in Atlanta for one his agents' weddings, and the stories that came from this weekend won't disappoint. Pat breaks down in detail his 48 hour whirlwind in Atlanta and then going directly to Hartford, Connecticut for the WWE Money in the Bank watch along. Nick and Digs also talk about their weekend back in Pittsburgh for a charity golf event that almost resulted in the death of Coach Digs, Todd details his weekend long excursion without power and how it almost brought his whole world crashing down, Gorms dives into the details of seeing The Who play with Jim Irsay as well as taking a tour of some of Irsay's most prized musical instruments. Zito explains his situation not making it to the correct Twitchcon location, Ty gives his seal of approval to John Wick 3, and lastly, the guys recap the series finale of Game of Thrones and give all their takes about whether they liked or disliked what happened, and look back at the series as a whole while discussing the viral video that was created in remembrance of the show. Today is a fun one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
Rank #17: PMS 2.0 073 - A Really Cool Journey With Frank Caliendo
On today's show, Pat is joined in studio by probably the world's greatest impressionist, actor and comedian, the man of 1,000 voices, Frank Caliendo. They have an incredible chat that ranges from Frank's career doing impressions, the life that he has lived to this point and what some of the seminal moments were to get him to this point in his career, some of the fears and anxiety's that he has trying to further his career in the digital age through Instagram and Twitter, what aspirations he still has for comedy, and some of the things he has learned from Pat trying to reinvent himself through podcasts and other forms of media. This is maybe one of the deepest and realest conversations we've ever had, and not one that should be missed (3:45-1:28:15). Pat also covers the Knicks being screwed out of the NBA draft lottery, gives a couple thoughts on the NBA playoffs now that we're down to the conference finals, and chats about Jamie Collins potentially going back to New England, as Pat remembers him jumping over Matt Overton to block an Adam Vinatieri extra point, which sends him down memory lane as to why he can't stand Walt Anderson. Today's show is a great one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
Rank #18: PMS 2.0 038 - Mike Florio, Pro Football Talk, & Kris Jenner
On today’s show, Pat and the guys do a DEEP dive into the Divisional Round of the playoffs and cover everything else that happened in the NFL over the weekend. They chat about the Patriots not being dead, the Chiefs dominating victory over the Colts, the Rams looking like one of the best teams in the NFL, and Nick Foles seeing his magic run out. Gorms also talks a bit about his weekend going to the Colts/Chiefs game on the private jet with Jim Irsay. Later, friend of the show, Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk calls in for a nice hearty football discussion. They bounce around from the playoffs, his schedule now that the football season is almost over, and what he thinks about all the different coaching changes thus far. The room also fires several questions at Florio ranging from AB potentially playing in San Francisco or somewhere else, if the Packers made a good decision in Matt LaFleur, how he settled on Pro Football Talk, and who he thinks will win the Super Bowl (1:26:34-2:10:13). Pat also debuts a new segment, “Let’s Get Topical,” as he discusses who might be out to get The Rock after a UK magazine misquoted him in an interview, and the conspiracy behind the Instagram egg that took over Kylie Jenner for the most liked picture on the app. It's a really good one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
Rank #19: PMS 2.0 055 - Triple H On The Podcast
On today's show, Triple H officially joins the show while Pat records from his hotel room in Orlando as the guys battle a couple of technical issues to get the everything up and running. They discuss everything Pat has done on his trip in Orlando so far including exploring Pandora at Universal Studios and Pat gives his overall assessment of Disney World as he spent the entire day there earlier this week. They also do a deep dive into all the chaos of NFL free agency so far including AB to Raiders and what Jon Gruden's thoughts on the entire matter are, Lev Bell landing in New York and whether or not that makes the Jets a contender at all, and OBJ being shipped from the Giants to Cleveland and how the Browns might finally be ready to take over the AFC North with all the acquisitions that they've made so far this offseason. To close out the show, lead commentator for Smackdown Live and all around electric human being, Tom Phillips, joins the show live from the WWE performance center. They discuss everything pertaining to the NFL draft as Tom is an NFL nut who enjoys the draft process. He gives out a couple of his picks for where he thinks certain players will wind up, and gives his thoughts on AQ Shipley, as well as the cult of Penn State football. Also included are some special appearances by Triple H and Michael Cole (1:22:59-1:56:38). It's a great one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
Rank #20: PMS 2.0 051 - Greatest Conversation With An NFL General Manager In History
On today’s show, Pat and the guys sit down with Colts GM and friend of the show, Chris Ballard, for probably the best interview ever given by an NFL GM. He takes them through his draft and scouting process, and how much it changes during the week of the combine. He also discusses what some of the questions the Colts use for potential draft picks are, what he focuses on to put his team into a position to be successful, his thoughts on Frank Reich, and whether or not he’ll be making moves to bring in a guy like AB or Lev Bell in an absolutely hilarious and enlightening conversation (1:53-25:00). The guys also discuss The Pub sliding in to the number three spot in the St. Paddy’s march sale, what the combine week means, discuss old toys that probably killed a lot of kids, the allure of scuba diving which sprouts another oceans vs. space debate, wedding planning, what kind of questions Dr. Phil would ask NFL draft prospects, and what some of their favorite types of cookies are. It’s a good one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.