Erik Ainge is a legendary American sportscaster and former NFL quarterback. He currently works as the host of a daily sports talk show on Sports Radio WNML 990 AM and 99.1 FM in Knoxville, Tennessee from 9:00 AM. until 12:00 p.m. EST.
He is also the nephew of former MLB and NMA player Danny Ainge, who recently served as the general manager of the Boston Celtics. He is a happily married man with an attractive wife named Amanda Ainge. They have three children: Ramsey Ainge, Fallon Ainge and Bowser Ainge.
Erik Ainge Age
Erik Ainge was born in Portland, Oregon, United States of America on June 12, 1986. He is 36 years old.
Erik Ainge height
Erik stands at 6 ft 5 in/1.96m tall.
Erik Aige Family
Eric was born in Portland, Oregon to a steadfast father and a steadfast mother. However, he has not shared any vital information about his devoted parents or whether he has any siblings. Therefore, the whereabouts of his parents and siblings are currently unknown.
Spouse Erik Ainge
Eric is happily married to his beautiful wife, Amanda Ainge. But, he has not said anything remarkable about his adoring and kind wife. He also posts beautiful pictures of his wife on his Instagram account. They both live in Knoxville, Tennessee.
Erik Ainge kids
Erik is the happy father of three children, Bowser, Fallon and Ramsey Ainge. Fallon is currently between 8 and 9 years old. Despite being in the spotlight, he hasn’t revealed any additional information about the rest of his children. Apart from that, Erik often posts beautiful pictures of his blessed children on his Instagram account.
Erik Ainge Education
Eric went to Glencoe High School. He later enrolled at the University of Tennessee, where he played college football for coach Phillip Fulmer.
Erik Aige Salary
Erik earns an annual salary of $97,186.
Erik Ainge Net Worth
Erik’s estimated net worth is $10 million.
Erik Ainge career
His radio show debuted on Tennessee Sports Radio in October 2011. (1180 AM). It was formerly known as Morning Wood. Due to sponsorship issues, the show was eventually renamed The Erik Ainge Program. He muttered that the show can be controversial at times. Eric said, “I’m not interested in political explanations and I’m not afraid to talk about what might bother people.” The show also featured guests David Cutcliffe, Butch Jones, Leonard Little, Rex Ryan, Phillip Fulmer and Arian Foster.
On January 3, 2017, The Erik Ainge Show debuted on FM 99.1 Sports Radio WNML in Knoxville, Tennessee. Every morning at 9:00 am EST, joined by Brian Rice. The New York Jets selected him with the 162nd overall pick in the fifth round of the 2008 NFL Draft. Eric had surgery on the little finger on his pitching hand in May 2008. On July 16, he agreed to a four-year, $1.87 million contract with a $165,000 signing bonus.
He was suspended for four games by the NFL on November 21, 2008, for violating the league’s policy on steroids and similar drugs. He was not allowed to be with the team or attend team facilities throughout his suspension. Eric was able to rejoin the team after the New York Jets game against the Buffalo Bills on December 15, 2008.
In 2010, he was expected to compete for the team’s final roster spot with Kevin O’Connell and Kellen Clemens. Eric had gone to a treatment facility for recreational problems, it was revealed. This was the second time he had violated the NFL’s substance abuse policy.
He made an announcement to the Associated Press on June 23, 2011. He stated that he would be retiring from the NFL due to ailments in his right leg and throwing shoulder. Erik was officially released by the Jets on July 29, 2011. His self-titled show is a podcast he co-hosts with Brian Rice. The podcast offers an in-depth look at Vols athletics from a player’s perspective.
The show is also available on Player FM, Apple Podcasts and other podcast apps. UGA’s Stetson Bennett demotion made headlines. Stetson has one of the most exciting career arcs of any collegiate football player. In 2017, the UGA walk-on converted and then returned to lead Georgia to its first national championship in four decades, a game in which Stetson was named MVP. Eric threw some heavy shade at Stetson on the newest episode of his self-titled 99.1 radio show “The Sports Animal.” When criticizing Stetson’s history, he referred to the Georgia quarterback as “such a punk.”
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