Tampa Bay 55

Ep. 9: All-Pro Gerald McCoy on Buccaneers past, NFL future and his love for Tampa Bay

February 20, 2020

10News anchor Ryan Bass and Rob Higgins, president/CEO of the Super Bowl LV Host Committee, welcome NFL All-Pro and Buccaneers legend Gerald McCoy to the podcast! McCoy opens up about his growth in the city of Tampa (6:09), Lee Roy Selmon's legacy and what it has meant to him (7:00), if he'll always consider himself a Buccaneer (8:40), his NFL future now that he's a free agent (9:30), the moment he found out his teammates went to his son's senior night (11:30), keeping an eye on the Bucs from Carolina and holding his ex-teammates accountable (13:25), his charitable efforts in Tampa Bay (15:20), how being a father has changed him (19:42), what it would mean to come full-circle and play in Super Bowl LV in Tampa (23:30) and a fun rookie hazing story (26:45). Also, Jason Aughey of the Tampa Bay Sports Commission joins the podcast to delve into the hotel and lodging aspect of Super Bowl 55 (37:00). Finally, LaKendria Robinson, who leads the Business Connect effort for LV, updates us ahead of Tuesday's pitch day!

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