Despite having a tough college basketball career, an Alex Karras appearance still includes a selection as a first team All-American in 1956, and as a consensus first team All-American in 1957. Although he placed second in the voting for the Heisman Trophy, Karras received the 1957 Outland Trophy.
Karras’s NFL career kept him with only one team and one city – the Detroit Lions, where he became an All-Pro selection from 1967 to 1969.
In 1977, Karras was inducted into the Iowa Sports Hall of Fame, and, in 1991, the College Football Hall of Fame.
**Alex Karras Speaker**
Off the field, there were regular Alex Karras speaker appearances as a commentator for ABC’s Monday Night Football for three years until the end of the 1976 NFL season.
**Alex Karras Appearance**
As proof that an Alex Karras appearance is not just an on-field occurence, numerous movies have featured an Alex Karras appearance including: Paper Lion, The 500-Pound Jerk, Centennial, Babe, and Against All Odds. TV series with an Alex Karras appearances include: M*A*S*H, Mad Bull, Match Game ‘75, and Webster.
**Alex Karras Endorsement**
Did you know Alex Karras also spent time as a professional wrestler? Considering his stints as a college football standout, an NFL veteran, a broadcasting fixture, a Hollywood personality, and even a wrestler, an Alex Karras endorsement naturally reaches a broad market.
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