DENVER (CBS4) – Earlier this month when former Bronco Mark Schlereth appeared on Xfinity Monday Live and gave his take on the state of the Broncos, it was a reunion of sorts for the athlete-turned-commentator.
Schlereth first appeared on CBS4 as an analyst in 1998. And every sports fan knows that was really just the start of what has been a very successful career in sports broadcasting for the former lineman. Schlereth has been an analyst on ESPN since 2004, sharing no-nonsense opinions about issues the NFL world.
And Schlereth is not alone. The following seven other sports broadcasters all at one point reported for CBS4 and then took it to the next level.
1. Adam Schefter
Schefter first appeared on CBS4 in 1990. His resume includes being an analyst on NFL Network from 2004 to 2008. He has been an analyst for ESPN since 2009.
2. Terrell Davis
The legendary Broncos running back first appeared on CBS4 in 1997. He was an NFL Network analyst from 2006 to 2009 and then again from 2013 to 2014.
3. Trevor Pryce
Pryce, a defensive lineman for the Broncos for much of his career as a player, first appeared on CBS4 in 2000. He worked for Fox Sports from 2013 to 2014 and appeared on their show “Crowd Goes Wild.”
4. Joe Girardi
Girardi first appeared on CBS4 in 1993. He was a Major League Baseball analyst for Fox Sports from 2006 to 2007.
5. Ed McCaffrey
The Broncos receiver-turned-radio color commentator first appeared on CBS4 in 1999. He has been calling Broncos games for 850KOA and the Broncos radio network with partner Dave Logan since 2012.
6. Reggie Rivers
The former Broncos running back first appeared on CBS4 in 1992. He has appeared on CBS4 a multitude of times in the years since then, but he also was an analyst for college football broadcasts for ABC from 2000 to 2001.
7. Tom Jackson
Jackson, another former Bronco, first appeared on CBS4 in the mid 1980s. He has been a studio analyst for ESPN since 1987.