Former NFL All-Pro Wide Receiver
Career Highlights: An All-Pro NFL wide receiver, Sterling Sharpe was a five-time Pro Bowler for the Green Bay Packers. A three-time First-team All-Pro selection, unfortunately, Sharpe left the game way too early when he suffered a career-ending neck injury. Along with quarterback Brett Favre, Sharpe formed one of the most prolific tandems in NFL history from 1992 to 1994. The duo combined for 300 receptions, 3,696 yards and 41 touchdowns. Sharpe was the first receiver in NFL history to post at least 300 receptions in a three-season span and first player with consecutive 100-catch seasons. He also holds NFL records of 34 consecutive games with at least four receptions, and had four games with three touchdown passes. Sharpe led the NFL with 18 touchdown catches in 1994, the second most in league history at the time. Sharpe broke the league’s single-season record for receptions in 1993 with 112. Sterling Sharpe is the older brother of former NFL tight end Shannon. Sharpe has enjoyed a strong broadcasting career having spent several years as an analyst for the NFL Network. Prior to that, he spent nine years at ESPN and also worked briefly at NBC Sports.