Samantha Ponder was born on December 11, 1985, and her birthplace is Phoenix, Arizona. She is an American sportscaster, and her full name is Samantha Sainte-Claire Steele. She completed her studies at Central High School, in Phoenix, met her graduation at The King’s College in New York City, and the Liberty University. She is best known for her hosting at Sunday NFL Countdown on ESPN. She also gives her appearances in ESPN-owned Texas-oriented regional network Longhorn Network, and she is also a co-host of the Saturday 9 AM ET edition on ESPNU. On December 17, 2012, she married Christian Andrew Ponder, who is a former American football, and they have three children.