Mark Schlereth

Two-time Pro-Bowl Guard, three-time Super Bowl Champion

Mark Schlereth (also affectionately known as “Stink”) is a former NFL offensive lineman and current television and radio personality. He played guard in the NFL from 1989-2000 with the Washington Redskins and the Denver Broncos. Schlereth currently serves as a football analyst at Fox Sports. 

Schlereth played college football at the University of Idaho, and was inducted into the school’s Hall of Fame in 2008. He was selected in the 10th round of the 1989 NFL Draft by Washington, and he won Super Bowl XXVI, and made the Pro Bowl in 1991. Schlereth joined the Denver Broncos in 1995, winning Super Bowl XXXII and Super Bowl XXXIII. He made an additional Pro Bowl in 1998 with the Broncos. He was considered one of the NFL’s most reliable and versatile blockers, a key contributor to Terrell Davis’ 2,000-yard rushing season in ‘98.

After his playing career, Schlereth transitioned to sports talk radio and eventually went full time with ESPN in 2004. He was an analyst on NFL Live and SportsCenter from 2004-2017. Schlereth has been a color commentator for NFL games on Fox since 2017.

Schlereth was born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska. He graduated from Robert Service High School in 1984. In addition to his sports work, Schlereth has also appeared on the daytime soap opera Guiding Light and was in the 2012 remake of  Red Dawn. He is also the co-owner of “Stinkin’ Good Green Chili.”

Schlereth lives in Denver with his wife Lisa, and they have three children.