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ESPN Football Analyst; Former Football Player & Cancer Survivor

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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.

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Merril Hoge

ESPN Football Analyst; Former Football Player & Cancer Survivor

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Merril Hoge Biography

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.

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  • Merril Hoge Speaking Be Uncommon - YouTube
    Oct 17, 2017 ... Merril Hoge Speaking Be Uncommon. ... Merril Hoge On Roethlisberger: 'He's Going To Be An Amazing Story' - Duration: 6:23....
  • Merril Hoge Intro - 2016 WERC Conference - YouTube
    Apr 21, 2016 ... In spite of many obstacles—including concussions that prematurely ended his pro football career after eight seasons as running...

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  • How much does it cost to book Merril Hoge?

    Booking fees for Merril Hoge, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Merril Hoge, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Merril Hoge?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Merril Hoge for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Merril Hoge for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Merril Hoge or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Merril Hoge or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Merril Hoge is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Merril Hoge for your event is $20,000 - $30,000. Merril Hoge generally travels from Washington, DC, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Vince Papale, Mike Ditka, Daryl Johnston, Brian Dawkins and Bob Costas. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Merril Hoge for an upcoming event.

Merril Hoge Speaker Videos

  • Merril Hoge Speaking - YouTube
    Oct 18, 2017 ... Merril Hoge - The First Moment Of Truth. ... Merril Hoge Speaking. Donny Brasco. Loading... Unsubscribe from Donny Brasco? Cancel
    Merril Hoge Speaking Be Uncommon - YouTube
    Oct 17, 2017 ... Merril Hoge Speaking Be Uncommon. ... Merril Hoge On Roethlisberger: 'He's Going To Be An Amazing Story' - Duration: 6:23. WTAE-TV ...
  • Merril Hoge Intro - 2016 WERC Conference - YouTube
    Apr 21, 2016 ... In spite of many obstacles—including concussions that prematurely ended his pro football career after eight seasons as running back with the ...
    Merril Hoge Motivational Speaking - YouTube
    Jun 26, 2011 ... As a speaker, Merril sets himself apart by sharing amusing anecdotes and exceptional motivational techniques from 8 years of playing ...

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