Pat McAfee set to make around $17 million with ESPN move

Pat McAfee, a former punter for the Indianapolis Colts who has grown to be one of the top sports figures in the nation

is expected to receive around $17 million annually when he transitions from FanDuel to ESPN.

McAfee and ESPN reached an agreement on a five-year, $85 million contract on Wednesday, according to the New York Post. On the primary ESPN channel,

ESPN+, and the company's YouTube channel, he and the team who assisted him in creating "The Pat McAfee Show" are anticipated to make an appearance.

"Interesting number," McAfee said to the outlet. I avoid discussing the financial aspects of things, such as the real numbers.

Regarding contract details, ESPN declined to speak to the New York Post. The Disney upfronts saw the announcement of McAfee's intention to join ESPN.

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