The 54 years old Shannon Sharpe was born on June 26, 1968, in Chicago, Illinois, United States and he is widely received as an American former professional football player who was a tight end in the National Football League for 14 seasons, primarily with the Denver Broncos. Regarded as one of the greatest tight ends of all time, he ranks third in tight end receptions, receiving yards, and receiving touchdowns.
Sharpe is the younger brother of former NFL star wide receiver Sterling Sharpe, who grew up in Glennville, Georgia, where he was an all-state player in three sports at Glennville High School. He was a three-time All-Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference selection from 1987 to 1989 and the SIAC Player of the Year in 1987. He was also selected as a Kodak Division II All-American in 1989.
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Sharpe played for 14 seasons in the NFL after being chosen by the Denver Broncos in the seventh round of the 1990 draught. He finished with three Super Bowl rings (two with the Broncos and one with the Ravens) and made eight Pro Bowls. The player-led Denver in receiving six times and the Ravens on one occasion. He was also named first-team All-Pro and All-AFC four times and earned a spot on the NFL’s 1990s All-Decade Team.
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