Merril Hoge is a former National Football League running back. Hoge played for the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Chicago Bears before retiring in 1994. He has been a football analyst for ESPN since 1996.
Hoge began his football career at Idaho State University, where he was a three-time all-conference selection at running back.
He was selected by the Steelers in the 1987 NFL Draft. Hoge was the Steelers Iron Man of the Year two consecutive seasons and was named to the All-Madden team in 1989.
After seven seasons with the Steelers, he went to the Chicago Bears where he played for two years until he was forced to retire early due to post-concussion syndrome. During his career, Hoge gained 3,139 rushing yards and 2,133 receiving yards, scoring 34 touchdowns.
Two years after his retirement, Hoge was hired as an on-air analyst for ESPN.
Hoge has been a highly sought-after speaker to discuss life In the NFL, health, and fitness, and setting and attaining your personal goals. Since being diagnosed with non-Hodgkins lymphoma and beating it, he delivers an awe-inspiring presentation about overcoming obstacles, the power of the mind and the body, and how to use adversity to become a better person.
All American Speakers is a speakers bureau and booking agency providing information on booking Merril Hoge for speaking engagements, personal appearances and corporate events. Contact an All American Speakers Bureau booking agent for more information on Merril Hoge speaking fees, availability, speech topics and cost to hire for your next event.
Please Note: All American Speakers Bureau acts only as an entertainment broker/producer for corporate functions, private engagements and special events. All American Speakers Bureau does not claim or represent itself as the exclusive agent or management of Merril Hoge or any artist on this website. Speaker fees are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Fees often vary based on a number of factors including: speakers schedule, supply and demand, length of presentation, location of event and other factors. Fee Ranges listed on this website are intended to serve only as a guideline. In some cases, the actual price quote may be above or below the stated range.
All American Speakers Bureau is a celebrity booking agency and talent buyer which supplies celebrity talent worldwide. We secure speakers and celebrities for speaking engagements, advertising campaigns, personal appearances, commercials, licensing, voice-overs, product endorsements, spokesperson campaigns, publicity events, corporate entertainment, trade shows, and media tours.
Related Tags: Information on keynote speaking engagements, personal appearances, corporate entertainment and appearance fees for Merril Hoge, an inspirational motivational speaker. bio for Merril Hoge agency, manager, speaker fees, speaking agency entertainment booking agency, speaker's fee, how to book, booking agencies for lectures, speaking event, celebrity appearances for hire, who is agent, manager, publicist, who represents, speakers bureau management who represents Merril Hoge