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Mike Adamle

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Mike Adamle
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Mike Adamle as the General Manager of WWE's Raw brand
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Position:Running Back
Personal information
Born: (1949-10-04) October 4, 1949 (age 74)
Euclid, Ohio, United States
Career information
High school:Kent (OH) Roosevelt
NFL Draft:1971 / Round: 4 / Pick: 120
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Rushing attempts:308
Rushing yards:1,149
Rushing touchdowns:4
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Michael David Adamle (born October 4, 1949; pronounced [ˈædəm.li]) is a sports personality and former National Football League player.

In college he became a Big Ten Most Valuable Player. He is still thought of as one of the great players for Northwestern University.[1]

After a successful career with the National Football League, Adamle began working for NBC Sports. He then worked for a variety of programs. He was host of American Gladiators and worked for World Wrestling Entertainment.

He has worked for WMAQ-TV[2] in Chicago since 2004.[3]

In February 2017, Adamle was diagnosed with dementia.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Michael D. Adamle Profile". Northwestern Athletics. Retrieved 23 September 2013.[permanent dead link]
  2. "News Anchor: Mike Adamle". NBC. October 27, 2011. Retrieved 2013-09-22.
  3. Channick, Robert (28 June 2012). "Mike Adamle set for return to Ch. 5 sports". Chicago Tribune. Archived from the original on 3 July 2012. Retrieved 23 September 2013.
  4. "‘It Shook My World’: Mike Adamle Tells His Story", by Peggy Kusinski, NBC Chicago