Marcellus Wiley :: Biography
Marcellus Vernon Wiley, widely known as Marcellus Wiley is a retired professional football player. Wiley had played 10 seasons for the four different teams in the National Football League. Currently, he is working as a co-host of ‘SportsNation’ on the ESPN 2 along with Max Kellerman and Michelle Beadle. Wiley was born on November 30, 1974 in Compton, California. While he studying at Saint Monica Catholic High School based in Santa Monica, he began playing football and track and field. He was a member of National Honor Society and also 1988 National type-writing champion who had ability to type 82 words per minute. Wiley played as a tailback, kick returner and defensive end for Lions while he was studying at the Columbia University. His name was listed as a first team All-American and All-lvy League pick. In the year 1997, he completed graduation with holding a degree in Sociology.
Talking about his professional career, he began his professional football career as a situational pass rusher. He even holds a record of finishing nine sacks through his initial first three years. Wiley got an opportunity to play at the defensive end for the Bills, when Bruce Smith left the team for Washington Redskins in the year 2000. In his ten year professional career, he was also voted once to the Pro Bowl in 2001. This talented player also was active in the charity. He cofounded Prolebrity.com. The website belongs to a sports community where pro athletes get an opportunity to express their viewpoints. They even can publicize their businesses, events and charities. With the help of website, they can also connect with the other athletes, their fans and business opportunities. Wiley recently is serving ESPN network’s NFL Live where he is working as a substitute co-host for the show called ‘Mike and Mike in the Morning’. He also co-hosts the show ‘SportsNation’. Currently, he is co-hosting ‘Max and Marcellus’ along with the former freestyler Max Kellerman on the ESPN LA. However, he became a full-time basis co-host of ‘SportsNation’ in January 2013. Besides his professional career and NFL career, he also appeared in an episode of ‘Millionaire Matchmaker’.
Moving towards his personal life biography, his marital relationship has been kept secret in the public. Wiley has not provided any information regarding his personal life. As he is a renowned name of the sports field, he might be getting various proposals from his fans. Wiley might have also dated with his girlfriends. But he has not revealed any information about his past and present link ups. It seems like he likes to focus on his career rather than coming into the news of media for his link ups news. There were various rumors about his personal life. Once it was a hoax he got married and later got divorced with his rumored wife. But any confirmation about the news is not exposed yet. There was also a rumor that he has a fiance. He was also seen dating his so-called girlfriend whom he founded through matchmaking service. Although various rumors, Wiley has kept silent regarding his personal life. Currently, he is spending his single life living in Manhattan Beach.
Undoubtedly, one of the talented sports persons Marcellus has gained recognition from his tremendous sports skill. He is considered as one of the greatest players of the NFL. Wiley has accumulated total net worth amount of $5 million from his sports career. Wiley has the great personality and positive attitude towards his career and life. He has an exemplified height of 6 feet 4 inches and carries heavy weight of 125 kg. The 39 years age athlete is still going well in his career. More interesting information about Wiley can be extracted from the Wiki and other internet sites. He can also be followed on twitter @marcelluswiley.