About This Episode
Karl Mecklenburg rose from a college walk-on and 12th round NFL draft pick to a career with the Denver Broncos that included 6 Pro-Bowl and 3 Super-Bowl appearances. Considered the most versatile player in the NFL, Mecklenburg played all 7 Defensive front positions – sometimes in the course of a single game. He has been selected as both the AFC Linebacker of the Year and the AFC Defensive Player of the Year. During his NFL career, Karl served as Team Captain, Player Rep, and helped organize the Broncos players’ Bible study. Since retiring from football, Mecklenburg has been inducted into the Colorado Sports Hall of Fame and the Denver Broncos Ring of Fame. Still performing, Karl has earned Certified Speaking Professional designation from the National Speakers Association. He applies the same effort, intelligence, and versatility that made him an All-Pro football player to his speaking engagements. Mecklenburg’s tailored presentations featuring humor, and story-telling style, have impacted business organizations and inspired people to find their success by overcoming obstacles on the way to their dreams.