XL Primetime (The Jay Fund Radiothon)



Hosted by Joe Cowart, Matt Hayes & Leon Searcy

Monday – Friday, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Joe Cowart and Matt Hayes – a National College Football Columnist for Bleacher Report – love talking sports, and never miss a beat on the latest local, national high school, college and professional news. Whatever the hottest sports issues are, expect these guys to be diving headfirst into them with their expert insights and opinions, and without apologies. XL Primetime is where you’ll also get to double-dip, as former Jaguars great Leon Searcy joins the team each day, adding insights only a former pro player can provide.

XL Primetime (The Jay Fund Radiothon) crew

Station Team

Joe Cowart

Joe is a former radio Program Director and a leading on-air sports personality for over 20 years in Jacksonville sports. He is a noted expert on all things Gators, but his sports knowledge is board and deep. When Joe is not on the air at 1010 XL/92.5 FM, he is a PGA Tour broadcast announcer for PGA Tour Productions, for tournaments outside the USA. He also is the voice of several PGA Tour Production features available on their website.

Matt Hayes

Matt Hayes is an award-winning writer who has covered college football for over 25 years. Currently, Matt writes for Saturday Down South and Stadium. He has also written for Florida Times Union and Sporting News. His work has been honored by the Associated Press Sports Editors, and the Football Writers Association of America. He has been a frequent contributor to the NFL Network and the family of SiriusXM radio shows.

Station Team

Leon Searcy

Former Jaguars Offensive Lineman Leon Searcy joins the “XL Primetime” crew every weekday from 12:00 PM -1:30 PM for Lunch with Leon. Leon is a beloved and respected former NFL All-Pro offensive lineman, an All-American for the University of Miami who was a first round draft pick of the Pittsburgh Steelers, before playing for the Jacksonville Jaguars. His perspective as a player provides compelling radio.

Mia O'Brien

Station Team

Mia O’Brien

Mia O’Brien first began appearing on 1010XL in February 2021, joining the staff full-time as the Director of Multimedia Production and On-Air Personality in April 2022. She previously worked as a Sports Anchor/Reporter at First Coast News. She covers any and everything sports here in Northeast Florida, from the Jacksonville Jaguars to the PGA Tour to college sports to prep sports. Before coming to the Sunshine State, Mia worked for three years at KGAN/KFXA in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, also as a Sports Anchor/Reporter. Mia had the opportunity to cover the Hawkeyes’ 2015 Rose Bowl season her first year in Iowa, as well as multiple NCAA Tournament’s (the highlight being Northern Iowa’s buzzer-beater win over Texas in 2016). Mia graduated Magna Cum Laude from Ithaca College’s Park School of Communications in May 2015, where she served as Senior Class President and one of the lead on-air talent for Ithaca College Television and 92 WICB. She is originally from Freehold, New Jersey (can you name the other famous native?) and, no, it’s called Pork Roll, not Taylor Ham (much to her North Jersey-native parents’ chagrin).