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BORN: December 21, 1966
BIRTHPLACE: Valley Stream, New York
ON WHOSAY SINCE: Jun 18, 2010
HOMETOWN: Valley Stream, New York
CURRENT LOCATION: New York City, New York
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BIOGRAPHY

Adam Schefter joined ESPN as an NFL Insider in August 2009, and appears on SportsCenter, NFL Live, Sunday NFL Countdown, Monday Night Countdown and ESPNEWS throughout the year in addition to contributing regularly to other platforms, including ESPN.com, ESPN Radio and on Twitter (@AdamSchefter).

For over 20 years, Schefter has covered the NFL and is regarded as one of the league's top reporters in the industry. Before joining ESPN, Schefter was a reporter/analyst for NFL Network from 2004-08. Prior to joining NFL Network, Schefter was a sportswriter for the Denver Post where he covered the Broncos for 15 years.
Schefter was named the Colorado Sports Writer of the Year in 2002 and 2003. During his days with the Post, he also frequently appeared on ESPN’s Around the Horn and the Sports Reporters. He also had a cameo performance in the 2005 film, The Longest Yard.

Schefter is the former president of the Pro Football Writers of America and the author of four books, including Romo: My Life on the Edge Living Dreams and Slaying Dragons about former Broncos linebacker Bill Romanowski which was on the New York Times bestseller list. Schefter also wrote books with former Broncos head coach and two-time Super Bowl champion Mike Shanahan and former Super Bowl MVP Terrell Davis. Schefter’s latest title, The Class of Football: Words of Hard-Earned Wisdom from Legends of the Gridiron, was released in August 2009.

A native of Valley Stream, NY, Schefter is a graduate of the University of Michigan and Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism. Adam lives with his wife, kids and dogs on Long Island, NY.

Think Like a Champion: Building Success One Victory at a Time

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TD: Dreams in Motion: The Memoirs of the Denver Broncos' Terrell Davis

Co-Author, 1998

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