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El Huddle

El Huddle

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El Huddle Podcast

El Huddle is a weekly football preview show hosted by Will Selva (Good Morning Football) and MJ Acosta-Ruiz (NFL Total Access) with a Spanglish twist. The podcast covers pop culture and the most relevant league stories from Latino voices and perspectives across the NFL. Fans can listen to El Huddle now and will hear new episodes every Thursday.

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Will Selva


Will Selva is an anchor for NFL Network, co-hosting Good Morning Football and El Huddle which is the first English-language original podcast series by and for the Latino fanbase, celebrating and recognizing the Latino influence in the NFL. Selva joined NFL Network in January 2013. He also uses his bilingual skills to contribute Spanish content to the international digital division.

Selva has spent several years as an anchor and reporter at the network level with stops at CNN and ESPN. While at ESPN he hosted SportsCenter and Baseball Tonight, NBA 2 Night, College Football Live and College Basketball Final.

The network sent him on assignment to the Pro Day of eventual number one overall draft pick quarterback Andrew Luck. At CNN, Selva was part of HLN's highly successful morning program, "Morning Express with Robin Meade." He made numerous appearances for CNN Newsroom, while covering the Kentucky Derby, World Series and two Super Bowls for all CNN Networks. Prior to CNN, he worked as a sports anchor for ABC affiliate KXTV in Sacramento where he covered all the Bay Area teams including the 49ers, Raiders, A's and Giants. Selva was the only local broadcast journalist to cover the Sacramento Kings-Houston Rockets historic preseason games in China.

Selva's broadcasting career began in his hometown of San Francisco, getting his big break at KRON/BAY-TV where he wrote and produced sportscasts for high-profile personalities including acting legend Charlton Heston, famed celebrity attorney Johnnie Cochran and former San Francisco mayor Willie Brown. From there, he would co-host the Chronicle and Examiner High School Sports Show and eventually become an anchor and reporter.

Selva attended the Walter Cronkite School of Broadcast Journalism and Telecommunication at Arizona State University, where he did play-by-play of football, basketball and baseball games at the school's radio station KASR.

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MJ Acosta-Ruiz


MJ Acosta-Ruiz is the host of NFL Total Access, NFL Network's signature show. MJ became the solo host of NFL Total Access in September of 2020, and in doing so became the first Afro-Latina to host a show on NFL Network.

Acosta-Ruiz joined NFL Network in September of 2018 as a Bay Area-based reporter covering the San Francisco 49ers and Oakland Raiders. Acosta-Ruiz joined NFL Network from NBC 7 and Telemundo 20 in San Diego where she covered the Chargers for three seasons as the lead sports anchor. Prior to joining NBC 7 and Telemundo, Acosta-Ruiz spent three years as a reporter for WPLG in Miami and Fort Lauderdale, covering sports, entertainment and breaking news.

A former Miami Dolphins cheerleader and bilingual in English and Spanish, Acosta-Ruiz graduated from Barry University with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications.