Shaun King Bio

Shaun_KingShaun King

Host, The Night Cap

Shaun King is a former NFL quarterback and member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Super Bowl XXXVII championship team. He joins Tim Murray as the co-host of The Night Cap to cover sports betting markets around the country each weeknight from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. ET.

Shaun played six seasons in the NFL, including five with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and one with the Arizona Cardinals. He was considered among the first true dual-threat quarterbacks in NCAA football during a standout career at Tulane before being selected by Tampa Bay in the 2nd round (50th overall) of the 1999 NFL Draft. He was a member of Super Bowl XXXVII Champion Buccaneers.

 

Following his playing career, Shaun began a career in sports media. From 2007-10 he served as an ESPN studio analyst for NFL and NCAA football appearing on First Take, NFL Live and ESPNews. He was also ESPN's lead analyst for Arena Football League coverage and worked as a game analyst for Bright House Sports Network in the Bay Area. Shaun has served as an NFL analyst for NBC Sports Network, Yahoo! Sports, FOX Sports Net and Versus and co-hosted the King David Radio Show on 1010 AM in Tampa.

 

From Shaun

“My passion has always been connecting with and informing sports fans and no one does that better than VSiN when it comes to sports betting, I’m so excited to join a team on the forefront of what’s happening in sports betting and use this impressive platform to help give fans the news and insights they need to decide when to have a little skin in the game and when to stick to just a rooting interest in the teams they love.”

 
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