Mark Schlereth NFL
Mark Schlereth NFL
Fremont, Mark Schlereth is a former professional American football player is now a sportscaster for television and radio. For 12 seasons, Schlereth played guard for the Denver Broncos and Washington Redskins in the National Football League.
He presently works for Fox Sports as a football analyst, appearing on FS1 and other shows. Also, he and Jorge Sedano co-hosted Sedano & Stink on ESPN Radio from 7 to 10 p.m. ET up until late March 2015, when he quit the show to seek other broadcasting possibilities. He also made an appearance in the 2012 Red Dawn remake and the soap drama Guiding Light.
Mark Schlereth NFL Early Life
Schlereth was raised in Anchorage, Alaska, where he was born. As a child, he struggled with dyslexia and did not learn to read until he was seven. In 1984 he graduated from Robert Service High School.
Growing up in Alaska, Schlereth was not a very sought-after college football prospect; at the time, only Idaho (I-AA) and Hawaii offered him a scholarship. Dennis Erickson, the head coach of the University of Idaho, offered him a scholarship, which he accepted.
As Erickson left after the 1985 year, Schlereth began playing left guard on the offensive line for the Vandals under new head coach Keith Gilbertson, assisting quarterbacks Scott Linehan and John Friesz.
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The Vandals made it to the national semifinals during his senior year of 1988, and he was named to the second team for the Big Sky. In 2008, Schlereth was honored by being inducted into the University of Idaho Vandal Athletics Hall of Fame.
Mark Schlereth NFL Career
The Washington Redskins selected Schlereth in the tenth round (at pick #263 overall) of the 1989 NFL Draft. Six of his twelve NFL seasons were spent with the Denver Broncos (1995–2000). Schlereth underwent 29 surgeries before calling it quits on his playing career. He had twenty of those operations on his knees (15 left, five right). Schlereth announced his retirement on April 18, 2001.
He played on three Super Bowl-winning teams (two with the Broncos and one each with the Redskins), and his contributions in the 1991 and 1998 seasons earned him selection to the Pro Bowl. Schlereth turned 32 on January 25, 1998, the same day the Denver Broncos defeated the Green Bay Packers 31–24 to win Super Bowl XXXII.
Mark Schlereth Net Worth
Mark Schlereth NFL is a former professional football player and current television sportscaster. His net worth is thought to be $6 million.