Mike Golic Biography
Mike Golic(Michael Louis Golic Sr.) “/ˈɡoʊlɪk/; “is a former co-host of ESPN Radio’s Mike & Mike, a current co-host of Golic and Wingo, and a former National Football League (NFL) defensive lineman.
He is also an analyst for ESPN and ESPN2’s NFL studio programming, as well as for the network’s college football coverage. Golic joined ESPN in 1995 as a reporter/analyst for Sunday NFL Countdown. Since then he has worked as the color commentator for the Arena Football League (1996–98, 2007–present) and the NFL’s Jacksonville Jaguars pre-season games “1995–98”.
In 1998, Golic began serving as a college football analyst for ESPN and ABC and was an original analyst for NFL 2Night (now known as NFL Live), the five-night-per-week news and information program on ESPN2. He is also the host of the long-running syndicated sports highlights, bloopers, and gag show called The Lighter Side of Sports.
Mike Golic Age
Michael Louis Golic Sr. is a former co-host of ESPN Radio’s Mike & Mike, a current co-host of Golic and Wingo, and a former National Football League defensive lineman. He was born on December 12.1962, in Willowick, OH. He is 56 years old as of 2018. He was born and raised in Willowick, Ohio, and attended St. Joseph High School in Cleveland, Ohio. Golic graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 1985 as a finance and management major.
Mike Golic Family
He was born into the family of Christine Golic and Lou Golic who also played football in the past. He was raised up with two brothers Bob and Greg Golic, his older brother Bob was also a notable football player at Notre Dame University. As a professional NFL player, Bob bagged several All-Pro Nose Tackle honors from the NFL and presently, he is on WNIR-FM in Akron, Ohio as a talk radio host. Bob also comes in as the co-host of the Cleveland Browns television pre-game and post-game shows.
At one time, he made a performance with his dad along with his two brothers Greg and Bob on his program Mike and Mike in the Morning which was broadcast from Progressive Field in Cleveland on 28th May 2009. Again, on 7th May 2010, 9th May 2012, and 31st May 2017, the Golic brothers showed up on the program Mike and Mike but this time without their dad.
Mike Golic Wife
Mike is married to Christine Golic. The couple got married in 1987 and their union is blessed with three children namely; Mike Jr, Sydney, and Jake. The three kids attended the same Notre Dame University that their dad attended and both Mike Jr and his younger brother Jake played college football for the Notre Dame football team. They both went professional and joined the NFL after college. Their sister Sydney pursued a career in swimming.
His wife and children lives in Avon, Connecticut. The couple appears to be living happily together even though it once circulated that he was having a gay affair. The man has proved himself a caring and responsible husband. When his father-in-law passed, he left his show for a while to commiserate with his wife’s family.
Mike Golic Kids | Mike Golic Daughter
They have 3kids namely: Mike Golic Jr(son) Jake(son) and Sydney Golic(daughter)Both of their sons are involved in football and their only daughter decided to pursue her career in swimming.
Mike Golic Height | Mike Golic Body Measurement
He stands at a height of 6 feet 5inches(195cm). He has a weight of 120 kilograms(264.6lbs). Mike ha brown hair as well as his’s eyes. In general, he has average body measurements.
Mike Golic Net Worth
Mike Golic has an estimated net worth of $15 million dollars as of 2019. The former co-host of ESPN radios has an annual average salary of $5 million from ESPN. much of his net worth is built through his professional career in NFL and ESPN
He served as captain of the football team during his senior season and also wrestled for the Irish.
Golic was drafted by the Houston Oilers and selected in the 10th round with the 255th overall pick in the 1985 NFL Draft. He was an eight-year NFL veteran, playing defensive tackle for the Houston Oilers, Philadelphia Eagles, and Miami Dolphins.
He played in 115 games starting 49 games” and 5 playoff games during his 8 seasons in the NFL. He recorded 11.5 sacks and three interceptions in his career. Golic admitted to taking corticosteroids “not anabolic steroids” briefly while recovering from an injury.
Mike Golic Life after retirement
During his five years in Philadelphia, he decided to begin his television career with a weekly segment on the Randall Cunningham Show. He received a Mid-Atlantic Region Emmy Award for his feature Golic’s Got It.
From January 2. 2000 to November 17, 2017, he hosted Mike & Mike with Mike Greenberg on ESPN Radio and ESPN2. Ten days later, he started a show with Trey Wingo named Golic and Wingo, which also featured Mike Jr.
On April 27, 2008, it was announced he would appear alongside football’s greatest players in the PS3 and Xbox 360 game, All-Pro Football 2K8.
Golic made an appearance on ESPN’s mini-series Tilt. He can be seen during the final episode eating a donut at the buffet table. Mike also appeared with Mike Greenberg on the TV series Guiding Light in 2008.
In 2015, Golic was inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame in the Outstanding American category, designated for those who have used wrestling as a stepping stone to success in other fields.