Newspaper article Charleston Gazette Mail

Former WVU Kicker McAfee Retires from Colts, Joins Barstool Sports

Newspaper article Charleston Gazette Mail

Former WVU Kicker McAfee Retires from Colts, Joins Barstool Sports

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INDIANAPOLIS - Indianapolis Colts punter Pat McAfee says he is retiring.

The 29-year-old two-time Pro Bowl pick and former West Virginia University special teams star made the announcement in a statement on Twitter, thanking fans for their support over the last seven seasons. McAfee wrote that three knee surgeries in four years, the expectation of additional operations in the future and an enticing offer to work for Barstool Sports convinced him to walk away despite having two years and nearly $6 million remaining on his contract.

Barstool Sports is a satirical sports and men's lifestyle blog that launched a television show this week airing on Comedy Central.

"I decided that an opportunity like this, with a company that is blowing up, is the perfect next chapter of my life, McAfee posted to social media Wednesday night. …

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