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|Fact||Brother of Rick Spielman.|
Chris Spielman is a former American football player who was a linebacker in the National Football League (NFL) for eleven seasons. He played college football for The Ohio State University, and was a two-time consensus All-American. He was drafted by the Detroit Lions in the second round of the 1988 NFL Draft, and also played professionally for the Buffalo Bills and Cleveland Browns.
Spielman was born on October 11, 1965, in Canton, Ohio. He is the middle child of three born to parents Sandy and Chuck Spielman. His father was a high school football coach, and his mother was a homemaker. Spielman has two older sisters, Sherri and Stephanie. He was raised in a Catholic household.
Spielman attended Washington High School in Massillon, Ohio, where he played football, basketball, and baseball. As a senior in 1982, he was named the Associated Press (AP) Ohio High School Defensive Player of the Year. He was also named to the USA Today All-USA high school football team.
Spielman played college football at Ohio State University from 1983 to 1987. He was a four-year starter and finished his career with 546 tackles, which ranks second in school history. He was a two-time consensus All-American and was named the Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year in 1986.
Spielman was drafted by the Detroit Lions in the second round of the 1988 NFL Draft. He played for the Lions from 1988 to 1995. He was named to the Pro Bowl four times and was named a first-team All-Pro in 1993. Spielman was traded to the Buffalo Bills in 1996, where he played for one season. He then signed with the Cleveland Browns as a free agent in 1997 and played for them until his retirement in 1999.
Spielman finished his NFL career with 1,138 tackles, 20 sacks, and 12 interceptions. He was inducted into the Ohio State University Athletics Hall of Fame in 2009.
Spielman’s wife, Stefanie, died of breast cancer in 2009. The couple had four children together: Madison, Noah, Macy, and Audrey. Spielman has since remarried and has two stepdaughters.
Spielman is 6 feet tall and weighs 247 pounds.
|Full Name||Chris Spielman|
|Profession||Writer, Sports analyst, American football player, Motivational speaker|
|Education||Ohio State University, Massillon Washington High School|
|Parents||Charles Edward Spielman Jr., Nancy Spielman|
|1||Brother of Rick Spielman.|
|The Muppets.||2015||TV Series production staff - 1 episode|
|ESPNU Summer House||2006||TV Series talent|
|Mike & Mike||2006-2015||TV Series||Himself - ESPN College Football Analyst / Himself - Telephone Interviewee|
|2013 Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl||2013||TV Movie||Himself - Color Commentator|
|Allstate Sugar Bowl||2013||TV Movie||Himself - Color Commentator|
|2012 Valero Alamo Bowl||2012||TV Movie||Himself - Color Commentator|
|A Football Life||2012||TV Series||Himself|
|2011 Valero Alamo Bowl||2011||TV Movie||Himself - Color Commentator|
|Rise Up||2011/II||TV Series||Himself - Host|
|2011 TicketCity Bowl||2011||TV Movie||Himself - Color Commentator|
|2010 Texas Bowl||2010||TV Movie||Himself - Color Commentator|
|2010 Outback Bowl||2010||TV Movie||Himself - Color Commentator|
|2009 Meineke Car Care Bowl||2009||TV Movie||Himself - Sideline Reporter|
|2009 Outback Bowl||2009||TV Movie||Himself - Color Commentator|
|2008 Meineke Car Care Bowl||2008||TV Movie||Himself - Color Commentator|
|2008 magicJack St. Petersburg Bowl||2008||TV Movie||Himself - Color Commentator|
|ESPN College Football Friday Primetime||2008||TV Series||Himself - Color Commentator|
|2008 Outback Bowl||2008||TV Movie||Himself - Color Commentator|
|2007 Emerald Bowl||2007||TV Movie||Himself - Color Commentator|
|Michigan vs. Ohio State: The Rivalry||2007||TV Movie documentary||Himself - Ohio State (84-87)|
|ESPNU Summer House||2007||TV Series||Himself - Host|
|2006 Emerald Bowl||2006||TV Movie||Himself - Color Commentator|
|ESPN 25: Who's #1?||2006||TV Series documentary||Himself|
|2005 Motor City Bowl||2005||TV Movie||Himself - Color Commentator|
|2005 New Orleans Bowl||2005||TV Movie||Himself - Color Commentator|
|2002 Wyndham New Orleans Bowl||2002||TV Movie||Himself - Color Commentator|
|2001 New Orleans Bowl||2001||TV Movie||Himself - Color Commentator|
|NFL This Morning||1999||TV Series||Himself|
|NFL Monday Night Football||1992-1996||TV Series||Himself - Detroit Lions Linebacker / Himself - Buffalo Bills Linebacker|
|TNT Sunday Night Football||1991-1996||TV Series||Himself - Detroit Lions Linebacker / Himself - Buffalo Bills Linebacker|
|NFL on FOX||1994-1995||TV Series||Himself - Detroit Lions Linebacker|
|WrestleMania XI||1995||TV Special||Himself|
|Home Improvement||1995||TV Series||Himself|
|ESPN's Sunday Night Football||1994||TV Series||Himself - Detroit Lions Linebacker|
|The NFL on NBC||1989-1994||TV Series||Himself - Detroit Lions Linebacker|
|The NFL on CBS||1988-1993||TV Series||Himself - Detroit Lions Linebacker|
|1991 NFC Championship Game||1992||TV Movie||Himself - Detroit Lions Linebacker|
|1988 NFL Draft||1988||TV Movie||Himself - 29th Overall Pick|
|1987 Cotton Bowl||1987||TV Movie||Himself - Ohio St. Buckeyes Linebacker|
|WWE WrestleMania: The Complete Anthology, Vol. 3||2005||Video||Himself|
Source: IMDb, Wikipedia