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Mark Schlereth Biography
Mark Schlereth is a former professional American football player and current television and radio sportscaster. He played guard in the NFL for 12 seasons (1989–2000) with the Washington Redskins and Denver Broncos.
Currently, he’s a football analyst for Fox Sports, appearing on FS1, and other programs. Additionally, he co-hosted Sedano & Stink with Jorge Sedano from 7-10 p.m. ET on ESPN Radio until late March 2015 when he left the program to pursue other broadcast opportunities. Moreover, he began a career in acting, appearing on the soap opera Guiding Light, and 2012’s Red Dawn remake.
Mark Schlereth Age
He was born on the 25th of January 1966
Mark Schlereth Education
He graduated from Robert Service High School in 1984. As a college football prospect, Schlereth did not receive much attention. The only current FBS schools that offered him a scholarship were Idaho (I-AA at the time) and Hawaii.
He accepted the scholarship offer from the University of Idaho from head coach Dennis Erickson. Erickson departed following the 1985 season, and Schlereth started at left guard on the Vandals’ offensive line for new head coach Keith Gilbertson, blocking for quarterbacks Scott Linehan and John Friesz.
Mark Schlereth Wife
Schlereth has been married to Lisa Schlereth since 1991.
Mark Schlereth Children
He has three children; Alexandria, Avery, and Daniel. Alexandria was an actress featured on the MyNetworkTV series Desire.
Mark Schlereth Career
Schlereth was inducted into the University of Idaho Vandal Athletics Hall of Fame in 2008. He was selected in the 10th round (#263 overall) of the 1989 NFL Draft by the Washington Redskins. He played 12 NFL seasons—six with Washington (1989–1994) and six with the Denver Broncos (1995–2000). Mark was a member of three Super Bowl championship teams (one with the Redskins and two with the Broncos) and was selected to the Pro Bowl for his performances in the 1991 and 1998 seasons.
Schlereth, nicknamed “Stink,” was selected by the Washington Redskins in the 10th round of the 1989 NFL Draft and enjoyed a 12-year professional career as a guard before retiring in 2001. He spent six seasons with Washington (1989-1994) and six with the Denver Broncos (1995-2000). Schlereth won three Super Bowls (XXVI with the Redskins; XXXII and XXXIII with the Broncos) and was named to the 1991 and 1998 Pro Bowl.
Multiple injuries finally forced Schlereth to retire from the NFL in April 2001, though, after undergoing 29 surgical procedures, 20 of which were performed on his knees (15 on left knee).
On April 18, 2001, Schlereth announced his retirement. He landed a job with ESPN soon after. After retirement, Schlereth hosted an afternoon sports talk radio show on Denver AM radio 760 The Zone with fellow former Broncos lineman David Diaz-Infante. Schlereth was a part-time analyst with ESPN for a time, commuting from Denver to Connecticut, before leaving 760 to go full-time with ESPN in 2004.
Mark Schlereth Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of $6 million.