Anthony “Booger” McFarland
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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 [...]
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 [...]
While on assignment, Booger McFarland checked in with Rich Herrera and Steve White to talk about Josh Freeman’s release. Click the audio link above to get his take.
Chicago Bears rookie LB Jon Bostic has been fined $21,000 by the NFL for a hit he made on San Diego’s WR Mike Willie. The tackle in question came on a play in the second [...]
We all gathered around our television on Friday night and waited to see the Buccaneers perform against the Patriots. What we were treated to was a very pathetic performance lead by an offense that was [...]
During a preseason game last week, Houston Texans’ defensive end Antonio Smith was engaged with Miami Dolphins guard Richie Incognito and ripped his helmet off during a scuffle. Click here to see the video. Richie [...]
The Buccaneers have an interesting decision that they are trying to make. Do you play Darelle Revis in the preseason or do you sit and wait and not know if he’s ready for Week 1? [...]
So as we have had a day to ponder what happened at Muirfield where Phil Mickelson played one of the greatest major championship rounds ever shooting 66, you have to wonder somewhere in your thought [...]
Tampa (CBS) – The rookies reported to training camp on Wednesday and had their first practice yesterday. Over the last few weeks everyone has written about 5 questions that must be answered from the team. [...]
It’s been the big debate in this town for the last, I don’t know how long, at least since I’ve been here. Why don’t more fans go to the games? Why is the Rays attendance [...]