Former NFL All-Pro Wide Receiver
Career Highlights: A former All-Pro NFL wide receiver, Sterling Sharpe was a five-time Pro Bowl wide receiver for the Green Bay Packers. From 1992-94, Sharpe joined with quarterback Brett Favre to form one of the most prolific tandems in NFL history. 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 was the first player in NFL history with consecutive 100-catch seasons. Unfortunately, he left the game too early as he suffered a career-ending neck injury. He led the NFL with 18 touchdown catches in 1994, the second most in league history at the time, behind only Jerry Rice’s 22 in 1987. He broke the league’s single-season record for receptions in 1993 with 112. Sharpe is the older brother of former NFL tight end Shannon …Sharpe has enjoyed a strong broadcasting career having spent several years as an NFL analyst for the NFL Network. Prior to that, he spent nine years at ESPN as an analyst and also worked briefly at NBC Sports.