Michael Strahan has always been portrayed as the lovable goofball that is relaxed and looking to have fun. This is basically part of a persona that he created around himself. Kind of hard to do for a guy who made a living off of driving quarterbacks to the ground.
These days though, he is a seasoned TV veteran that has hosted morning talk shows on the ABC network for quite a few years as well as, multiple appearances as a host on the network's football broadcasts. After 4 years of his exit from Live! with Kelly and Michael, he is finally talking.