Marcus Rayshon Spears, also known as Swagu, is an American former college and professional football player who played defensive end in the National Football League (NFL) for nine seasons. He played college football for Louisiana State University (LSU) and was a consensus All-American. In 2005, the Dallas Cowboys picked him in the first round of the NFL Draft, and he also played for the Baltimore Ravens.
Currently, Marcus Spears is an NFL expert for ESPN and is on NFL Live. In April 2014, the former NFL defensive end started working for ESPN as a college football analyst for the SEC Network. In 2019, Spears started appearing on NFL Live, which led to him getting a job as an analyst for pro football in June 2020. He is happily married to the former basketball player Aiysha Smith. In this article, we will talk briefly about his private life including his wife.
Marcus Spears’ Wife Is A Former Basketball Player
Aiysha Kenya Smith was born on July 18, 1980. She used to play professional basketball for the Washington Mystics in the WNBA. She was taken seventh overall by the Mystics in the 2003 WNBA Draft. Smith went to Detroit, Michigan’s Bishop Borgess High School. Smith was a member of the Kodak All-America First Team and the NCJCAA All-America Team while he was at Tyler Junior College. At LSU, she was on the All-SEC First Team in 2002 and was also on the All-SEC Honorable Mention list (2003). Smith was on the Mystics for two seasons, during which he played in sixty games and started five.
During her career, she played 60 games. In 2001, she was a backup player for Team USA at the World University Games. Aiysha is now a co-founder of Momagentbox, which she describes as “a community of strong mothers who support and celebrate each other while helping our kids’ athletic dreams come true.”
Inside Marcus And Aiysha’s Relationship
The game might have brought the couple together. Their first child was born in 2007, so they probably got married in 2006. Aiysha has put up a photo for their anniversary on October 8. Her caption says, “Enjoyed a beautiful anniversary dinner with my Love (with two heart-shaped emojis).”
“my husband, my best friend, my LOVE, my comfort, my Patna, my breakfast date, my HGTV watching, my movie-going (before COVID) my my my I love, appreciate, pray for, enjoy, cheer, encourage, and am so proud of you!! I just wanted to scream it to the world today.” Aiysha wrote on her Instagram post that she loves her husband out of the blue, just because she wanted to. Their love for each other is shown on social media sites as how well they get along.
Aiysha Spears and her husband, Marcus, have three children. They’re Macaria Reagan Spears, Marcus Rayshon Spears Jr., and Miko Reign Spears. Their oldest child is Miko, who was born in 2013. Their second child was born in 2009, and their youngest child came into the world in 2007.
In a Conversation with MVP Parent Marcus told “I think we spent about 5 of the 40 minutes laughing about our kids’ funny habits and sharing stories about how we try to teach our kids lessons and how sometimes they listen and sometimes they don’t.”