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Marcellus Wiley explains the business of Hollywood

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Marcellus Wiley

Marcellus Wiley had a fascinating journey before coming one of the most iconic voices in sports media.

Episode Description

Marcellus Wiley had a fascinating journey before coming one of the most iconic voices in sports media. After high school the Compton, California native had power 5 offers but chose to the attend Columbia University in New York. Higher education came first, Marcellus ended up playing ten years in the NFL with the Buffalo Bills, Dallas Cowboys, Jacksonville Jaguars, and made a 2001 Pro Bowl appearance with the San Diego Chargers. Once retired Marcellus jumped into the world of media and has not looked back ever since. Marcellus has thrived as an analyst on NFL live and has co-hosted flagship shows, SportsNation (ESPN), Speak For Yourself (FS1), amongst others. Marcellus reveals the business of Hollywood and what it takes break into the media industry. Because he is Dat Dude, grab your popcorn and take notes.

Episode Breakdown

0:00 - Intro

2:48 - Why Columbia?

5:56 - Transition into media career

12:08 - Believe in yourself

16:31 - New media era

23:17 - Cancel culture is a lie

26:00 - Project Transition

33:48 - Outro

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