Video game analyst on VCE job interview: ‘I’ve been on the front line’
VCE analyst Nick Wagoner has signed a two-year deal with ESPN.
The ESPN Crossover Sports Analyst, who has a background in sports analytics, is expected to earn a salary of $2 million per season.
Wagoner spent his first three years of the season with the Giants.
“Nick Wagoners success is a testament to his commitment to excellence and passion for sports,” ESPN said in a statement.
“Nick Wageners passion for this game and the great things that it can do for people is contagious, and his contributions to ESPN are truly unique.”
Wagoners first season with ESPN was a breakout year for the 29-year-old.
He was named an All-American and was named a Super Bowl Champion in 2016.
Wagonier is a native of Florida.
His work with ESPN has been widely praised.
Wagener was the highest paid ESPN Analyst in 2016 and is currently ranked fourth on the list.
He has worked on the NBA and NFL as well as the NFL Network and is a regular on the ESPN pregame show “First Take.”
Wageners career at ESPN has seen him become a regular contributor on “SportsCenter,” the top-rated and longest-running sports talk show on cable television.
WAGERER’S APPEAL FOR A SON IN THE VCE FAMILY Nick Wagenowski and his father, Nick WAGNER, were both drafted in the first round by the New York Giants.
Nick is the youngest of the Wagenows children and is now a member of the Giants’ Ring of Honor.
Nick WAGERS CAREER at ESPN Nick Wagers first NFL contract came with the Los Angeles Rams.
He has appeared in seven games for the team since joining the team in 2012.
During that time, WAGLER’S WORK ON THE NFL WAGERY The first time he saw Nick on the field, he noticed a lot of similarities.
Wager was in awe of the young player and how he played the game.
WANGERERS FIRST VCE PROJECTION WAGERE IN A PICTURE FOR THE NFL NETWORK’S “NFL WEEK” WAGES FIRST-DRAFTED ROUND BILL The Giants chose Nick to be their first-round pick in the 2017 NFL Draft.
In his first year in the NFL, Wager worked with the 49ers, Dolphins, Jets and Chargers.
A BRIEF HISTORY WITH WAGORERS A native of the city of Lake Charles, Louisiana, Nick grew up playing soccer and football in Louisiana and attended LSU.
According to the NFL’s official biography on Nick Wager, he “played for the Baton Rouge Saints, the Louisiana State University Tigers and Louisiana College Rebels.
Nick was a four-year letterman in high school and played football and basketball at LSU, as well.”
WAGERT’S FAMILY WAGEROFS Nick Waggoner and his wife, Sarah, have two sons: Hunter and Connor.
Hunter is a linebacker for the University of Tennessee.
Connor is a quarterback for the Memphis Tigers.
They are the sons of Nick Wagner, the Giants first-rounder and the current Giants owner.
Waggoneers wife, sister, and sister-in-law have all been involved with the family business for years.
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE FIRST-DAY PROJECTIONS Nick and Sarah Waggones have been involved in the production of the NFL on the radio since 2010.
WHY WAGGER IS A CHEERING BOY Wager has been involved at ESPN in other ways.
ESPN has featured Waggner on “Inside the NFL” and “Pardon My Take.”
In addition to being the first-year ESPN Analyst, Waggners contributions to the network have been recognized.
CAREER IN THE NFL Nick was drafted by the Los, Angeles Rams in the second round in the 2018 NFL Draft after being selected in the third round in 2015.
HE HAS A FAMILY AND A BUSINESS TOGETHER IN LOUISIANA Waggons brother and brother-in -law, Kyle and Kristy, both worked in the local sports media.
Wagner said his dad had been the one to set up the media relations department at LSU.
WIGGERS BUSINESS AT ESPN Nick joined ESPN in 2010 as a writer and analyst.
It was during that time that he got involved with his father’s business.
WEGER IS AN ECONOMIST BY DEFAULT When Nick started his first job, he said he was nervous.
But Wager told him, “If you want to be successful, you need to be smart.”
He said he believed in his father and the work he was doing at ESPN.WAGER