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Anthony “Booger” McFarland

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Anthony is well-known around the area as a former fixture on the menacing defenses of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, a heralded defensive tackle who won a Super Bowl with the Bucs in 2003 and earned a second one with the Indianapolis Colts in 2007.

Anthony hails from Winnsboro, La. and graduated from Louisiana State University in 1999 with a degree in business management. He was drafted that same year in the first round (15th pick overall) by the Bucs and played for legendary head coaches Tony Dungy and Jon Gruden in Tampa Bay, then was reunited with Dungy again in Indianapolis.

After nine seasons in the NFL, he retired and transitioned into broadcasting. He co-hosted a player radio show from 2001-2003 on WDAE, and guest-hosted the Best Damn Sports Show, among other broadcasting stints.

Anthony’s View: “I want to bring a diverse opinion from someone who is not only an athlete but a member of society who understands the successes and pitfalls sports can create based on choices we make on a daily basis.”

Have a question for Booger? Email him: booger@987thefan.com

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(AUDIO) Sunday Is Must Win For Greg Schiano

Scott Reynolds from the Pewter Report joined Booger and Rich to talk about their upcoming game this Sunday against Buffalo.  With the way the season has gone south, Booger and Scott agreed that this upcoming [...]

98.7 The Fan–12/06/2013

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(AUDIO) The Heisman May Have Been Won Today In Tallahassee

Pat Forde of Yahoo sports joins Booger and Rich tonight to give us the latest on the story of Jameis Winston now that it has been announced that he will not be charged of sexual [...]

98.7 The Fan–12/05/2013

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(AUDIO) With Winston Cleared, Where Does FSU Stand Now

From ESPN, Joey Galloway joined Booger and Rich to talk about FSU and Jameis Winston now that he has been cleared of his sexual assault charges.  Now that Winston is back, Galloway does believe that [...]

98.7 The Fan–12/05/2013

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(AUDIO) Winston Decision Set For 2:00 Thursday

Ira Schoffel from the Tallahassee Democrat joined Booger and Rich for the latest on Jameis Winston who will know his legal fate tomorrow at 2:00 when the state will announce if he is charged with [...]

98.7 The Fan–12/04/2013

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(AUDIO) On The Field, The Heisman Is A 1 Horse Race

The Heisman Pundit Chris Houston joined Booger and Rich this afternoon and said that the clear cut favorite for the Heisman in his mind is Jameis Winston with the charges against him not factored in. [...]

98.7 The Fan–12/04/2013

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(AUDIO) Former Heisman Voter Conflicted On Voting For Winston

Former Heisman trophy winner, and now voter, Eddie George joined Booger and Rich to talk about his thoughts on his vote this year, and how he is deciding on giving his vote to Jameis Winston.  [...]

98.7 The Fan–12/04/2013

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(AUDIO) The BCS Doesn’t Always Get It Right, It Just Gives Us 1 vs 2

Tim Brando from CBS joined Booger and Rich this afternoon to give us his thoughts on a wild weekend of college football and where it leaves us heading towards conference championship weekend. Tim says that [...]

98.7 The Fan–12/02/2013

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I May Be Wrong About Dashon Goldson, But I Doubt It

Dashon Goldson Is He Worth It? You Tell Me Based on his 5-year, $41 million deal, Dashon Goldson is the most disappointing, AND the most undisciplined player on the Bucs, and Dashon Goldson is hurting [...]

98.7 The Fan–11/19/2013

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Schiano Has 99 Problems But Freeman Ain’t One

Coach Schiano, I owe you something and I’m man enough to say it, even though you suck in ninety-nine other areas, and you lied to us. We know you lied about using Darrelle Revis in [...]

98.7 The Fan–10/23/2013

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Booger McFarland: Don’t Insult Me Bill Sheridan

I’m a little pissed off. And you should be also. Why? Buccaneers Defensive Coordinator Bill Sheridan looked me and you in the eye and said we are uneducated. He said that we have no idea [...]

98.7 The Fan–10/18/2013

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