Ex-Colt Saturday hires Knight's agent to go after TV gig

June 27, 2013
Back to TopCommentsE-mailPrintBookmark and Share

Retired Indianapolis Colts center Jeff Saturday is positioning himself for a national broadcasting job, and he's turning to one of the most high-powered agents to get an edge.

Saturday recently signed a deal with New York-based IMG to help him find broadcasting and speaking jobs as well as other commercial work.

Sandy Montag, IMG senior corporate vice president and head of clients, will be the lead agent representing Saturday.  

Montag represents a bevy of current and former athletes and coaches, many of which have gone on to land TV jobs. Montag has notably represented former Indiana University coach Bob Knight, and helped him land a plum analyst job with ESPN. Montag also represents broadcast icon Bob Costas and John Madden.

While Montag declined to say which types of jobs Saturday, who hung up his cleats after last season, might pursue, he said Saturday possesses the perfect combination of football knowledge, speaking ability and personality to be a candidate for on-air jobs.

Saturday's high-profile 14-year playing career, which included stints hiking the ball to all-pro Colts quarterback Peyton Manning and as union players representative, makes Saturday that much more suited for a broadcast and commercial career, Montag said. Saturday played his first 13 seasons in Indianapolis before concluding his career with one year in Green Bay, hiking the ball to another all-pro, Aaron Rodgers.

"It's kind of rare that a former center would have that kind of personality," Montag said of his newest client.

 

ADVERTISEMENT
  • plum or plumb
    Isn't it a plum job? Unless he is sweating pipe, then it might be a plumb job. ;-)
    • Nah
      It'd be a "plumb" job if he were doing construction framing. Sweating pipe is a "plumbing" job.
    • A plum by any other name
      It is indeed plum, derived from the British word which means 1,000 pounds (as in currency), which is to say a plum job is one worth a lot of loot. Thanks for reading.
    • Media Fit
      I would love to see Saturday on television and hear his analysis. From what I've seen from him as a player he's a good representative of what the Colts organization is all about...brain and brawn. Does he have a good humor as well?
    • Just another day of the week.
      Montag is German for Monday. So, it looks liek Monday will be representing Saturday. Perhaps, he can get a job on Sunday or Thursday night football!
    • What??
      I was hoping he would end up with Bob Lamey doing our games. Then doing some other things on the side.

    Post a comment to this blog

    COMMENTS POLICY
    We reserve the right to remove any post that we feel is obscene, profane, vulgar, racist, sexually explicit, abusive, or hateful.
     
    You are legally responsible for what you post and your anonymity is not guaranteed.
     
    Posts that insult, defame, threaten, harass or abuse other readers or people mentioned in IBJ editorial content are also subject to removal. Please respect the privacy of individuals and refrain from posting personal information.
     
    No solicitations, spamming or advertisements are allowed. Readers may post links to other informational websites that are relevant to the topic at hand, but please do not link to objectionable material.
     
    We may remove messages that are unrelated to the topic, encourage illegal activity, use all capital letters or are unreadable.
     

    Messages that are flagged by readers as objectionable will be reviewed and may or may not be removed. Please do not flag a post simply because you disagree with it.

    Sponsored by
    ADVERTISEMENT
    1. Here are a few candidates for this new group, "ripped from the headlines." First up, that bizzaro State Senator Brent Waltz; secondly, the unethical Todd Huston, and his contractual arrangements scheme; Finally, but not least of all, the dishonorable Eric Turner. What sayeth you Greg Zoeller?

    2. Good day. I can't hide this great testimony that take place in my life I will love everyone to know it and be partaker that is why I always place it on answer, I am Mrs,Natalie Cuttaia by name, I live in Texas, United State Of America, I want to thank (Mr.Bruce Brandon) for his kindness upon my family life. I never knew that there is still nice lender like this on internet and earth here. Just some Months Back, I was in search for a loan of $100,000,00 as I was running out of money for feeding and rent. I was scammed $6,800 Dollars and I decided not to involve my self in such business again but a Friend of my introduced me to a loan firm due to my appearance and doings. And I told him that I am not interested of any loan deal anymore but he told me that there is still a nice lender who he will recommend me to, and I made a trial and I am most grateful lucky am I today, I was given a loan amount of $100,000.00usd, by this great Company (Bruce Brandon Loan Company) managed by (Mr.Bruce Brandon) If you are in need of a genuine or legit loan or financial assistance and you can be reliable and trusted of capable of paying back at the due time of the funds I will advice you to, contact him via: ( bruce.brandon071@gmail.com ) And you will be free from scams in the internet. All thanks to Mr.Bruce Brandon You are the one who remove me and my family out of poverty. The reason why i am doing this is that, i promise Mr.Bruce Brandon that if i truly got my loan, i will advertize his company and bring customers to his company. Contact him via ( bruce.brandon071@gmail.com )for the Loan you have been looking for..

    3. Hello, We are firm Organization formed to help people in needs of helps,such as financial help. So if you are going through financial difficulty or you are in any financial mess,and you need funds to start up your own business,or you need loan to settle your debt or pay off your bills,start a nice business, or you are finding it hard to obtain capital loan from local banks,contact us today via email mrsroseberrywilkinsfunds.usa@gmail.com So do not let these opportunity pass you by because Jesus is the same yesterday, today and forever more. Please these is for serious minded and God fearing People. Your Name: Loan Amount: Loan Duration: Valid Cell Phone Number: Thanks for your understanding to your contact as we Await Regards Management Email:mrsroseberrywilkinsfunds.usa@gmail.com

    4. The question is, where could they build a new stadium? It seems in the past year, all the prime spots have been spoken for with potential projects. Maybe in the industrial wasteland area a block past Lucas Oil? I think it needs to be close to the core, if a new stadium is built.

    5. Aldi is generally a great shopping experience. Still, I'm sure YOU wouldn't want to shop there, which I consider a positive.

    ADVERTISEMENT