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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Running Back
Personal information
Date of birth: October 4, 1949 (1949-10-04) (age 68)
Place of birth: Euclid, Ohio
Career information
College: Northwestern
NFL Draft: 1971 / Round: 4 / Pick: 120
Debuted in 1971
Last played in 1977
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Rushing attempts 308
Rushing yards 1,149
Rushing touchdowns 4
Stats at NFL.com

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. 
  2. "News Anchor: Mike Adamle". NBC. October 27, 2011. Retrieved 2013-09-22. 
  3. Channick, Robert (28). "Mike Adamle set for return to Ch. 5 sports". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 23 September 2013.  Unknown parameter |month= ignored (help); Check date values in: |date=, |year= / |date= mismatch (help)
  4. http://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/mike-adamle-cte-story-nbc-5-chicago-413103093.html "‘It Shook My World’: Mike Adamle Tells His Story", by Peggy Kusinski, NBC Chicago]