Patrick Justin McAfee is an American business owner, sports analyst, professional wrestler, professional wrestling colour commentator, and former football punter and kickoff specialist. McAfee is currently signed with WWE. He is a colour commentator on SmackDown.
Professional Wrestling Career
Early Appearances and NXT (2018-2021)
In 2018, McAfee began appearing on TakeOver events as a pre-show analyst. Later, he began hosting live watch-along of WWE PPVs throughout the year. Several superstars would appear on the show. After an interaction with Vince McMahon, McAfee appeared on more shows and events.
On McAfee's radio show, he began a rivalry with Adam Cole. McAfee would later cost The Undisputed Era an opportunity at the NXT Tag Team Championship. After a few wars of words, McAfee punted Adam Cole and was taken out of the building. At NXT TakeOver XXX, McAfee lost to Adam Cole but received several praises for his performance.
A month later, McAfee hired Danny Burch, Oney Lorcan, and Pete Dunn to take out The Undisputed Era. At War Games 2020, Team McAfee lost to The Undisputed Era in a War Games match. Thus, ended his rivalry with Adam Cole.
SmackDown Commentator (2021-present)
In April, WWE announced McAfee as their colour commentator for SmackDown, alongside Michael Cole. McAfee is often seen jamming to Shinsuke Nakamura's entrance theme on SmackDown. McAfee still hosts his YouTube channel, The Pat McAfee Show. At WrestleMania 38, he defeated Austin Theory. Later, he faced Vince McMahon and lost.