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Brian Urlacher was drafted by the Chicago Bears in the first round of the 2000 NFL Draft.

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When people think of the Chicago Bears, many will think of an imposing defense, heaving and looming over the line of scrimmage; the breath from their mouths steaming in the air like car exhaust pipes on Lake Shore Drive, waiting for the quarterback to yell “Hike” so they can turn loose their sprawling, aggressive force on the opposing players. This image is embodied by the current, and one of the most famous Chicago Bears of all time, Brian Urlacher. A fitting heir to the Chicago Bears’ long-standing tradition of dominating middle linebackers, Urlacher is today’s best known and most feared Monster of the Midway.  But this terrorizing force has a long story that spans the country from Washington to New Mexico, to his current home in the Windy City.

Brian Urlacher was born on May 25, 1978 in Pasco, Washington. After his parent’s divorce, Brian moved with his mother, Lavoyda and siblings, Sheri and Casey to Lovington, New Mexico for a fresh start. It was in Lovington that Brian’s athletic abilities were discovered. In high school, he was a stand-out athlete in both basketball and football. As a sophomore, Brian earned playing time as a wide receiver for the Wildcats. After the season, Brian was encouraged to hit the weight room by Coach Jamie Quinones. Over the next 2 years, he grew an amazing 5 inches and put on 60 pounds of muscle, all while maintaining his speed and agility. This growth spurt made him an unbeatable force for the upcoming football season. His senior year, he led the Wildcats to a 14-0 perfect season and the 3-A State Championship. He was also given All-State Honors for his skills as a receiver and safety. Considering his athletic abilities and the recognition he was receiving, everyone thought the college scholarship offers would come flowing in.

Brian had hoped to attend Texas Tech, however they didn’t offer him a much-needed scholarship. New Mexico State and the University of New Mexico were the only Division I schools to express serious interest in him. He chose to attend the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque. In his first two years as a Lobo, he didn’t get a lot of playing time as head coach Dennis Franchione’s strategy focused more on upperclassmen.  In 1997, Franchione left the Lobos and was replaced by Lobo alumni Rocky Long. This was a great turn of events for Brian. Coach Long helped Brian get the national recognition he deserved. Long recognized his true potential and utilized him to his full potential.  He became of the most versatile players in Lobo history, rotating between linebacker, receiver, safety and special team’s returner. He finished out his college career with 422 tackles, the third most in Lobo’s history.

During the 2000 NFL Draft, Brian was chosen ninth by the Chicago Bears in the first round.  His rookie season started off rough. Coach Dick Jauron took Brian out of his middle linebacker position and put him on the strong-side. Although he was used to playing a variety of positions, he struggled considerably at training camp and during exhibition games. Before the official season started, Coach Jauron publicly demoted Brian and replaced him with second-year fourth rounder Rosevelt Colvin. Although disappointed, Brian didn’t let this minor setback get him down. He stayed focused and when middle linebacker Barry Minter hurt his back before the NY Giants game, Brian stepped up and took over. He recorded 13 tackles, 2 for losses and 1 sack, reminding everyone, especially his coaches, why he was a number one draft pick. With that game, Brian took back his starting position and hasn’t looked back since. He finished out his rookie year with an impressive 165 total tackles, 8 sacks, 103 solos and 7 tackles for losses. At the end of his rookie season, he had accumulated numerous accolades including the prestigious NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year Award. Comparisons between Brian and legendary Bear’s linebackers Dick Butkus and Mike Singletary were inevitable as he became known as one of the “Monsters of the Midway”. He has been a consistent force during his 9 years with the Bears, recording over 100 tackles in every season, except 2004 during which an injury prevented him from playing in 7 games. In 2005, Brian led his team in 121 tackles and earned the Defensive Player of the Year Award. He has been named to five Pro Bowls and as an alternate to another. He was also named to the Associated Press All-Pro Team in 2006 and was a driving force behind the Bears’ appearance in Super Bowl XLI.  At the start of the 2008 season, Brian has amassed an amazing 979 tackles, 37.5 sacks, 15 interceptions and 1 touchdown.

Despite his success, Brian has still managed to remain grounded. He continues to be involved with his high school in Lovington, NM, donating supplies and equipment and hosting an annual charity basketball game. He is very involved with the Special Olympics and Ronald McDonald House.  In 2002, he won over $47,000 on Wheel of Fortune which he divided equally between the Special Olympics organizations in Illinois and New Mexico. He is also a devoted father to his three children, Pamela, Riley and Kennedy

His dedication and hard work, combined with his god-given talent have made Brian one of the best linebackers in Bear’s history, and a fan favorite.  This Monster of the Midway doesn’t seem to be going anywhere besides straight towards the NFL Hall of Fame.

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Brian Urlacher was drafted by the Chicago Bears in the first round of the 2000 NFL Draft.

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When people think of the Chicago Bears, many will think of an imposing defense, heaving and looming over the line of scrimmage; the breath from their mouths steaming in the air like car exhaust pipes on Lake Shore Drive, waiting for the quarterback to yell “Hike” so they can turn loose their sprawling, aggressive force on the opposing players. This image is embodied by the current, and one of the most famous Chicago Bears of all time, Brian Urlacher. A fitting heir to the Chicago Bears’ long-standing tradition of dominating middle linebackers, Urlacher is today’s best known and most feared Monster of the Midway.  But this terrorizing force has a long story that spans the country from Washington to New Mexico, to his current home in the Windy City.

Brian Urlacher was born on May 25, 1978 in Pasco, Washington. After his parent’s divorce, Brian moved with his mother, Lavoyda and siblings, Sheri and Casey to Lovington, New Mexico for a fresh start. It was in Lovington that Brian’s athletic abilities were discovered. In high school, he was a stand-out athlete in both basketball and football. As a sophomore, Brian earned playing time as a wide receiver for the Wildcats. After the season, Brian was encouraged to hit the weight room by Coach Jamie Quinones. Over the next 2 years, he grew an amazing 5 inches and put on 60 pounds of muscle, all while maintaining his speed and agility. This growth spurt made him an unbeatable force for the upcoming football season. His senior year, he led the Wildcats to a 14-0 perfect season and the 3-A State Championship. He was also given All-State Honors for his skills as a receiver and safety. Considering his athletic abilities and the recognition he was receiving, everyone thought the college scholarship offers would come flowing in.

Brian had hoped to attend Texas Tech, however they didn’t offer him a much-needed scholarship. New Mexico State and the University of New Mexico were the only Division I schools to express serious interest in him. He chose to attend the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque. In his first two years as a Lobo, he didn’t get a lot of playing time as head coach Dennis Franchione’s strategy focused more on upperclassmen.  In 1997, Franchione left the Lobos and was replaced by Lobo alumni Rocky Long. This was a great turn of events for Brian. Coach Long helped Brian get the national recognition he deserved. Long recognized his true potential and utilized him to his full potential.  He became of the most versatile players in Lobo history, rotating between linebacker, receiver, safety and special team’s returner. He finished out his college career with 422 tackles, the third most in Lobo’s history.

During the 2000 NFL Draft, Brian was chosen ninth by the Chicago Bears in the first round.  His rookie season started off rough. Coach Dick Jauron took Brian out of his middle linebacker position and put him on the strong-side. Although he was used to playing a variety of positions, he struggled considerably at training camp and during exhibition games. Before the official season started, Coach Jauron publicly demoted Brian and replaced him with second-year fourth rounder Rosevelt Colvin. Although disappointed, Brian didn’t let this minor setback get him down. He stayed focused and when middle linebacker Barry Minter hurt his back before the NY Giants game, Brian stepped up and took over. He recorded 13 tackles, 2 for losses and 1 sack, reminding everyone, especially his coaches, why he was a number one draft pick. With that game, Brian took back his starting position and hasn’t looked back since. He finished out his rookie year with an impressive 165 total tackles, 8 sacks, 103 solos and 7 tackles for losses. At the end of his rookie season, he had accumulated numerous accolades including the prestigious NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year Award. Comparisons between Brian and legendary Bear’s linebackers Dick Butkus and Mike Singletary were inevitable as he became known as one of the “Monsters of the Midway”. He has been a consistent force during his 9 years with the Bears, recording over 100 tackles in every season, except 2004 during which an injury prevented him from playing in 7 games. In 2005, Brian led his team in 121 tackles and earned the Defensive Player of the Year Award. He has been named to five Pro Bowls and as an alternate to another. He was also named to the Associated Press All-Pro Team in 2006 and was a driving force behind the Bears’ appearance in Super Bowl XLI.  At the start of the 2008 season, Brian has amassed an amazing 979 tackles, 37.5 sacks, 15 interceptions and 1 touchdown.

Despite his success, Brian has still managed to remain grounded. He continues to be involved with his high school in Lovington, NM, donating supplies and equipment and hosting an annual charity basketball game. He is very involved with the Special Olympics and Ronald McDonald House.  In 2002, he won over $47,000 on Wheel of Fortune which he divided equally between the Special Olympics organizations in Illinois and New Mexico. He is also a devoted father to his three children, Pamela, Riley and Kennedy

His dedication and hard work, combined with his god-given talent have made Brian one of the best linebackers in Bear’s history, and a fan favorite.  This Monster of the Midway doesn’t seem to be going anywhere besides straight towards the NFL Hall of Fame.

Brian Urlacher Videos

  • Brian Urlacher Sits Down With John Salazar
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FAQs on booking Brian Urlacher

  • How to book Brian Urlacher?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Brian Urlacher for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Brian Urlacher, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Brian Urlacher or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Brian Urlacher?

    Booking fees for Brian Urlacher, 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 Brian Urlacher, 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 Brian Urlacher?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Brian Urlacher 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 Brian Urlacher 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 Brian Urlacher or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Brian Urlacher 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.

Brian Urlacher is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Brian Urlacher for your event is $30,000 - $50,000. Brian Urlacher generally travels from NM, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Dick Butkus, Mike Ditka, Patrick Willis, Ray Lewis and Julius Peppers. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Brian Urlacher for an upcoming event.

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