“The leadership linebacker went from a college walk-on to three Super Bowl and six Pro-Bowl appearances”
Karl Mecklenburg rose from a college walk-on and twelfth round draft choice to an NFL career that included three Super Bowl and six Pro Bowl appearances. Karl has been a semifinalist for the Pro Football Hall of Fame each of the last 3 years. The former Bronco’s captain spent his entire twelve year career in Denver and makes Colorado his home now. Mecklenburg was arguably the most versatile player in the NFL playing all seven defensive front positions often in the course of a single game. Karl was selected as the AFC Linebacker of the Year, AFC player of the Year, and since retiring from the NFL has been enshrined in the Denver Broncos Ring of Fame and the Colorado Sports Hall of Fame.
As a member of the National Speakers Association and a CSP, Karl is an author and motivational speaker inspiring long term positive change in teams and individuals. He approaches his speaking career with the same intellegence, passion, and work ethic that puctuated his great football career. Ask about discounts for local, school, and church events. His latest book, Heart of a Student Athlete; All Pro Advice for Competitors and Their Families, offers advice to young athletes and their loved ones about what it really takes to be successful in sports and life.