College Football Analyst
Greg McElroy serves as a college football analyst for Saturday games on ABC/ESPN, and also contributes to SEC Network’s studio show, SEC Now. In the fall of 2017, he joined Marcus Spears for a new, weekly hour of SEC football talk as Thinking Out Loud debuted on September 4 on SEC Network. McElroy joined ESPN in 2014 as an analyst for the SEC Network.
McElroy was an Alabama quarterback from 2007 to 2011 during which time he lead the team to win the 2010 BCS National Championships. He had previously ushered the Crimson Tide to an SEC Football Championship title and was named MVP (2009). He was named 2010 ESPN/CoSIDA Academic All-American of the Year and first-team Academic All-American. He finished his college career with a 24-3 record.
The New York Jets drafted McElroy in 2011 and he retired from the Cincinnati Bengals in 2013.
He graduated from University of Alabama in three years with a degree in business marketing and went on to earn a Master of Science degree in sports management in 2010, with a 4.0 GPA. Often cited for as a cerebral quarterback, for his intelligence, he was a Rhodes Scholarship finalist in 2010. McElroy is from Arlington, Texas.