Jan. 20, 2022 – 03:00 – On the latest episode of “Big Daddy & Friends”, Rich “Big Daddy” Salgado welcomes Merril Hoge, former ESPN NFL analyst and former Pittsburg Steelers and Chicago Bears running back, to talk about the upcoming NFL Draft, a few teams with interesting storylines and Hoge’s life journey.The conversation starts with Salgado and Hoge revisiting the former running back’s eight-year NFL career. Hoge shares a hilarious story about how Nebraska football influenced his workouts while at Idaho State (10:56) and speaks on his time at ESPN . Big Daddy asks the former Steeler about the team’s QB situation and overall state.The former ESPN analyst provides insight into the 2021 NFL Draft and hones in on the New York Jets and Zach Wilson. From there, Hoge attacks the argument against prospects from small schools, citing Chicago Bears star Khalil Mack’s status out of the University of Buffalo.Salgado pivots the conversation to Hoge’s motivational speaking career.
Big Daddy & Friends – Merril Hoge
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