Todd McShay

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Todd McShay
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Todd McShay working for ESPN College GameDay in Austin, Texas.
Personal information
Full name Todd Marshall McShay
Nationality American
Born (1977-03-22) March 22, 1977 (age 41)
Swampscott, Massachusetts, United States
Spouse(s) Lauren "Lo" Sullivan (m. 2006–present)
Partner ESPN

Todd Marshall McShay (born March 22, 1977) is an American football television analyst and commentator.[1]

Early life[edit]

McShay attended North Shore Christian School in Lynn, Massachusetts and then Swampscott High School in Swampscott, Massachusetts, where he played quarterback for the Big Blue,[2] befriended David Portnoy, and graduated in 1995.[3]

He then attended the University of Richmond, where he was a walk-on for the Spiders in 1995 and served as a scout-team quarterback[4] before sustaining a back injury that ended his college career.

He graduated from Richmond in 1999 with a B.A. from the Jepson School of Leadership Studies.[5]

Professional career[edit]

McShay had worked as an undergraduate assistant football coach at the University of Richmond before landing an internship with former NFL scout Gary Horton in 1998. Following graduation, McShay worked full-time for "The War Room", (1999–2006) a start-up publication created by Horton eventually bought by ESPN and renamed "Scouts Inc."[6]

He joined ESPN in 2006 as a football analyst, providing in-depth scouting information on college football players across the country. He makes regular appearances on a number of ESPN programs, including ESPNU Coaches Spotlight, SportsCenter, and ESPN Radio focusing on the NFL Draft. He is often featured alongside ESPN college football analyst Mel Kiper, Jr.[7]

Personal life[edit]

McShay is married to Lauren "Lo" (Sullivan) McShay, a Boston University graduate and current owner of LoLo Event Design in Boston.[8][9]


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  5. ^ Times-Dispatch, JOHN O’CONNOR Richmond. "TV football analyst Todd McShay got start at Richmond". Retrieved 13 July 2018. 
  6. ^ "{title}". Archived from the original on 2014-11-05. Retrieved 2014-11-05. 
  7. ^ "Todd McShay - ESPN MediaZone U.S." Retrieved 13 July 2018. 
  8. ^ "Event designer Lo McShay sweats the details". The Boston Globe. Retrieved 13 July 2018. 
  9. ^ "Lauren Sullivan McShay". Retrieved 13 July 2018.