Mike Mayock Wiki
Mike Mayock (Michael Francis Mayock) is an American football executive and former player who is the general manager of the Oakland Raiders of the National Football League (NFL).
Mike Mayock Biography
He previously worked as a safety with the New York Giants of the NFL, a draft analyst for the NFL Network and a game analyst for NBC’s coverage of Notre Dame football. He is known for his thick Philadelphia accent/lisp.
Mike Mayock Playing Career
Mayock attended The Haverford School in Haverford, Pennsylvania, where he played high school football, and college football (and baseball) at Boston College. Mayock was selected by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the tenth round of the 1981 NFL Draft, as the 265th overall pick.
After being cut from the Steelers, he was signed to his first pro contract with the CFL’s Toronto Argonauts during the 1981 season. He played in just one game before being released. Mayock returned to the NFL with the New York Giants for the 1982 and 1983 football seasons.
Mike Mayock Broadcasting Career
From 2004 to 2018, Mike Mayock worked with the NFL Network. Between 2001 and 2004, he served as a college football analyst for ABC Sports. Before ABC, Mayock called college football action for Fox Sports Net during the 2000 season, after four years (1996–99) as a member of CBS Sports’ broadcast team—during which time he served as both a game analyst (1996, ’97 and ’99) and lead sideline reporter (1998). He also worked as a reporter for CBS’s coverage of the NCAA basketball tournament in 1997, ’98 and ’99.
Mayock joined CBS from ESPN, where he worked as an analyst and sideline reporter for the cable network’s coverage of the Canadian Football League and college football from 1993–95. Additionally, he has experience covering college football for Prime Network, NCAA Productions, Prime Sports Radio and the Big East Conference.
Mayock was the color commentator for the Minnesota Vikings preseason games for several seasons. From 2015 to 2018, he commentated on the Philadelphia Eagles preseason television broadcasts alongside play-by-play announcer Scott Graham and sideline reporter Dave Spadero. He was an analyst for NFL Network and hosted the show Path To The Draft during the draft season as a draft guru.
In 2010, Mike Mayock replaced Pat Haden as the color commentator for NBC’s coverage of Notre Dame football, teaming with play-by-play announcer Tom Hammond. On January 8, 2011, he teamed with Hammond to call NBC’s coverage of the Wild Card playoff game between the New Orleans Saints and Seattle Seahawks. This was his first NFL Playoffs game as a broadcaster. On January 5, 2012, he commentated the AFC Wild Card game between the Cincinnati Bengals and Houston Texans.
From 2011 through 2013, Mayock called Thursday Night Football on the NFL Network with Brad Nessler. In February 2014, the NFL announced that CBS Sports and the NFL Network would share and co-produce the Thursday Night package, using the No. 1 CBS announce team of Phil Simms and Jim Nantz for the entire season, replacing Nessler and Mayock. Doug Flutie replaced Mayock as a color commentator of Notre Dame football, beginning with the 2015 season.
Mike Mayock Age
Mayock was born on August 14, 1958 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.
Mike Mayock Height
Mayock stands at a height of 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) weighing 195 lb (88 kg).
Mike Mayock Family
Mayock is the son of Mike Mayock Sr. He has not provided any information about his wife who is the mother of his kids. Mayock is the father of daughter Leigh Mayockand a son Mike Mayock (born June 27, 1990).
Mike Mayock Salary and Net Worth
Mayock has an estimated net worth of $15 Million which he has earned through his career as a football executive and former player. His salary has however not been disclosed.
Mike Mayock Raiders
Mayock was hired to be the general manager of the Oakland Raiders on December 31, 2018. One of his first splashes as general manager was trading for embittered Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown. In his first draft with the team, Mike Mayock used the team’s three first-round picks on Josh Jacobs, Clelin Ferrell, and Johnathan Abram.