NEW YORK – September 6, 2012 – Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) announced today that Maurice Jones-Drew, the Jacksonville Jaguars All-Pro running back and 2011 NFL rushing leader, will debut the third season of his exclusive weekly fantasy football talk show tomorrow, September 7.
Runnin’ with MJD will air live Fridays (7:00-9:00 pm ET) throughout the NFL season on SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio, channel 87 on XM and channel 210 on Sirius Premier. The channel is also available on the SiriusXM Internet Radio App and online at SiriusXM.com.
One of the most exciting and productive players in the NFL, Jones-Drew is annually a top pick in fantasy football leagues everywhere. Last season he led the NFL with 1606 rushing yards on 343 attempts, averaged over 100 rushing yards a game, and scored 11 touchdowns. He is widely known as an avid fantasy football player who competes in several fantasy football leagues and routinely selects himself with his first draft pick.
Runnin’ with MJD is the only fantasy football show hosted by a current NFL player. Jones-Drew and co-host Mike Dempsey host their two-hour show every week, taking calls from listeners around the country, interviewing players from around the NFL and offering advice on roster moves, trades, and other fantasy football matters throughout the season.
“Another fantasy football season is upon us and I’m thrilled to be back on the SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio airwaves,” said Jones-Drew. “Join us every Friday night and we’ll help you set your best lineup so you can dominate your opponent on Sunday.”
Jones-Drew recently participated in the annual SiriusXM Celebrity Fantasy Football Draft, held in New York’s City’s Times Square. He’ll compete this season in a league that also includes teams managed by comedians Artie Lange and Nick DiPaolo of The Nick & Artie Show, WWE star Mike “The Miz” Mizanin, actor George Wendt, guitar icon Zakk Wylde, Playboy Playmate and Playboy Radio host Pilar Lastra and others.
To see Jones-Drew’s picks and follow the league, or for more info on the SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio channel, visit www.siriusxm.com/