Rhett Lewis

Rhett Lewis
Born Rhett Lewis Kleinschmidt
(1983-03-23) March 23, 1983
Nationality  United States
Occupation Sports reporter
Spouse(s) Kayna Whitworth

Rhett Lewis Kleinschmidt[1] (born March 23, 1983) is an American sports reporter and previously the host of NFL Network's weekday morning show NFL AM.

Early years

Lewis was born and raised in Metairie, Louisiana, the son of Marlene and NFL athletic trainer Dean Kleinschmidt. He attended Indiana University, where he played football and majored in sports broadcasting. In his middle school years, he was diagnosed with a severe case of Osgood-Schlatter Disease. [2][3]


In 2017, he founded The Sam Dozier Champions Cup in honor of former St. Martin's Episcopal School Coach Sam "The Bull" Dozier.


In May 2009, he joined WHDH Boston as a sports reporter after serving as a sports director for KLBK in Texas for two years.[2][4] In July 2014, he joined NFL Network as a host of "NFL AM."[5]


  1. "Lawrence's Caminero ready for big fight". eagletribune.com. Retrieved December 9, 2010.
  2. 1 2 "NFL.com Profile". nfl.com.
  3. "Indiana Hoosiers Profile". iuhoosiers.com. Archived from the original on 2014-07-24.
  4. "WNDH Profile". whdh.com.
  5. "Meet the new cast of NFL AM". awfulannouncing.com. Retrieved July 10, 2014.
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