Where is Marcellus Wiley, is he still on FS1's Speak for Yourself?

Joshua Rogers September 7, 2022
Where is Marcellus Wiley, is he still on FS1's Speak for Yourself?
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Viewers want to know where Marcellus Wiley is and whether he’s still on Speak for Yourself after a missing a bunch of recent shows.

Marcellus Wiley had a stellar career in the NFL. He was drafted with the 52nd pick of the second round of the 1997 NFL Draft by the Bills and went on to play for the Chargers, Cowboys and Jaguars, making the Pro-Bowl in 2001.

On retirement, Wiley transitioned into the world of media, working at ESPN on TV and radio. In 2018 he left ESPN to join FS1’s Speak for Yourself alongside Jason Whitlock.

However, Marcellus hasn’t been on Speak for Yourself recently, prompting fans to ask where is he and whether he’s left the show for good. Here’s what we know.

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Where is Marcellus Wiley at the moment?

Marcellus Wiley has been on holiday with his family recently. On August 11, he uploaded a video of his children and wife to Instagram with the caption: “Getting all F’s on my report card! Faith, Fatherhood, Family, Friends, Football, Fun.”

Five days later he posted a video of himself shooting some hoops while appearing to still be on vacation:

Is Marcellus Wiley still on Speak for Yourself?

No.

The New York Post first reported Marcellus Wiley was leaving Speak for Yourself and that his future with the network was uncertain. The outlet claimed Fox Sports made an offer to Wiley for a different role at the network.

However, on 5 September, Wiley was asked on Twitter if he had left Speak for Yourself. He confirmed that he was ‘done’ with the show but that he was still on FOX Sports and will host his own show which is still unnamed:

The  ‘revamped’ version of Speak for Yourself, called Speak, without Wiley, has been on air this week. It pairs Emmanuel Acho with The Herd’s Joy Taylor and ex-NFL running back LeSean McCoy.

You can read more about the revamped Speak for Yourself here.

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Joshua is a senior sports writer with over four years' experience in online writing. He graduated with a BA in Ancient History from The University of Manchester before receiving an MA in Sports Journalism from The University of Central Lancashire. He became a trending writer for a leading social publisher and later spent time covering the 2018 World Cup for The Mirror Online. He then moved to a social marketing agency where he acted as website editor. His specialties on The Focus include F1, tennis, NBA, NFL and combat sports.