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LaVar Arrington

LaVar Arrington is co-host of FOX Sports Radio’s weekday morning program, 2 Pros and a Cup of Joe with Brady Quinn and Jonas Knox. Airing Monday through Friday from 6 to 9 a.m. ET on more than 350 stations nationwide, in addition to iHeartRadio, the program features the trio’s entertaining and thought-provoking conversation on the biggest headlines.

Arrington is also co-host of FOX Sports Radio’s national weekend show and podcast Up On Game, along with TJ Houshmandzadeh and Plaxico Burress. Each week on the program, the trio takes on the latest hard-hitting sports topics for athletes, while welcoming guests from the world of sports and entertainment. Utilizing their vast knowledge of football, the hosts aim to educate, inspire and entertain listeners and athletes of all ages, sharing their real-life experiences and stories, teachable moments and candid discussions that help players improve their game and perform at the highest level. The program broadcasts live on Saturdays from 12 - 2 p.m. ET on 400 radio stations around the country, in addition to streaming live on the FOX Sports Radio channel on iHeartRadio, and being available weekly as a podcast on iHeartRadio and other platforms.

In December 2021, Arrington partnered with FSR to launch the Up On Game Presents podcast channel, featuring a diverse lineup of shows hosted by entertaining and authentic personalities with unique perspectives and opinions driven by sports and pop culture. Among the podcasts is Conversations with a Legend, hosted by Arrington. In the weekly podcast, he sits down with the best from the field, the stage and beyond, sharing intimate conversations featuring stories of legendary humans and their successful careers. 

Arrington previously co-hosted FSR’s nationally syndicated FOX Sports Sunday with Mike Harmon. He first joined FSR as a weekend personality in February 2020. Prior to that, he hosted a radio program on WJFK-FM in Washington, D.C. for several years. During that time, he produced a multimedia blog for The Washington Post. In addition to his current radio duties, Arrington is a regular contributor to FS1. 

During his career at Penn State, Arrington was one of the nation’s top players as an All-Big-Ten selection; a two-time All-American, including a consensus selection in 1999; the Dick Butkus Award winner and Lambert Award winner as the nation’s top linebacker in 1999; and the Chuck Bednarik Award winner as the nation’s top defensive player in 1999, among other honors. In December 2022, Arrington was inducted into the College Football Hall Fame.

Arrington was the #2 pick in the 2000 NFL Draft. The three-time Pro Bowler played for the Washington Football Team from 2000 to 2005. He later joined the New York Giants before retiring in 2007.  

Fans can follow @LaVarArrington on X (formerly Twitter) and @King_of_the_Mammals on Instagram.