Mike “The Fantasy Hitman” Wright (Co-Founder of the Fantasy Footballers)

Fantasy Football Origin Stories is part of the Sports History Network – The Headquarters For Sports Yesteryear.


In this 30th episode, Mike “The Fantasy Hitman” Wright rides shotgun in the DeLorean, to take us back in time and learn about his Fantasy Football Origin Story. This is actually a replay for listeners of The Football History Dude podcast, as this was episode #102 for my original podcast and one of my early interviews. We talk about many topics, including:

  • Mike’s first recollections of fantasy football 
  • Where his NFL loyalties lie
  • The Fantasy Football Origin Story of his podcast and community, The Fantasy Footballers
  • How he creates the drops for the podcast
  • The experiences of creating a business around a fantasy football podcast after working together at a video game company
  • Much more

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