Blake Brockermeyer

American football player (born 1973)

American football player
Blake Brockermeyer
No. 78, 71
Position:Offensive tackle
Personal information
Born: (1973-04-11) April 11, 1973 (age 51)
Fort Worth, Texas, U.S.
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight:300 lb (136 kg)
Career information
High school:Fort Worth (TX) Arlington Heights
NFL draft:1995 / Round: 1 / Pick: 29
Career history
  • Carolina Panthers (1995–1998)
  • Chicago Bears (1999–2001)
  • Denver Broncos (2002–2003)
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played:136
Games started:103
Fumble recoveries:4
Player stats at PFR

Blake Weeks Brockermeyer (born April 11, 1973) is an American former professional and college football player, high school and college coach and current analyst who was a offensive tackle for the Carolina Panthers, Chicago Bears, and Denver Broncos in the NFL and for the Texas Longhorns in college. He is currently a college football analyst for 247sports.[1]

Early life

Brockermeyer was born in Fort Worth, Texas and attended high school at Arlington Heights High School there where he was a consensus All-State selection.[2]

College career

He played college football at the University of Texas, starting all 34 games while attending. He was a two-time All-SWC offensive tackle in 1993 and 1994,[3][4] as well as an All-American in 1994 and a semifinalist for the Outland Trophy that same year.[2] That year he helped Texas to win a share of the Southwest Conference Championship and defeat North Carolina to win the Sun Bowl. After earning a degree in speech communications, he chose to skip his senior year to enter the NFL a year early and ended his career with a 16 game streak without a single sack.

Professional career

He was selected in the first round of the 1995 NFL Draft by the Carolina Panthers, 29th overall.[5] He made the NFL All-Rookie team in 1995 and was the starting left tackle for the Panthers from 1995-98. He missed four weeks in the 1998 season with a sprained left knee.[6] In 1999, he signed a free agent contract with the Chicago Bears where he started for three seasons from 1999-2001. He was released by the Bears after the 2002 season for salary cap reasons, and after undergoing shoulder and knee surgery and then signed by the Broncos the following June.[7] He played the 2002 season with the Denver Broncos, where he was a back-up before they released him at the end of the season.[8] He was re-signed by the Broncos the following June and played with them again as a backup through the 2003 season. He concluding his nine-year NFL career having played in 136 games with 103 starts.


Brockermeyer returned to Fort Worth where he began coaching, first at the middle school but later at the high school level.[2] He served various roles at All Saints Episcopal School in Fort Worth, Texas, for 12 seasons, where he was part of five State Championship teams.[9] In 2018 he joined the SMU Mustangs football staff as Defensive Quality Control Analyst, where he worked for two seasons. In 2021 he was hired as the offensive line coach for the Sea Lions of The Spring League.[10] That league folded and Brockermeyer later became an analyst for 247sports.


Brockermeyer was inducted into the Sun Bowl Hall of Fame[11] and to in the University of Texas Hall of Honor in 2015.[12]

Personal life

Brockermeyer married his wife, Kristy, in 1996. The couple has four sons: Jack, Luke, Tommy and James. His oldest son, Jack, graduated from Rice University in May 2020.[13] Luke played linebacker for the University of Texas before graduating in 2023.[14] James plays offensive line for the University of Alabama. James's twin brother Tommy originally also played offensive line for the University of Alabama but transferred in 2023 to TCU.[15][16][17]

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Carolina Panthers 1995 NFL draft selections
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Carolina Panthers 1995 inaugural season roster


  1. ^ "Blake Brockermery". Retrieved 19 April 2024.
  2. ^ a b c "Blake Brockermeyer Hall of Honor". Retrieved 19 April 2024.
  3. ^ "1993 Southwest Conference Football Summary". Archived from the original on 2021-04-13. Retrieved 2021-04-13.
  4. ^ "1993 Southwest Conference Football Summary". Archived from the original on 2021-04-13. Retrieved 2021-04-13.
  5. ^ "1995 NFL Draft Listing". Retrieved 2023-03-31.
  6. ^ "Brockermeyer out four weeks". Retrieved 19 April 2024.
  7. ^ "Broncos sign veteran LT Brockermeyer". 21 June 2002. Retrieved 19 April 2024.
  8. ^ "Broncos release seven players". 25 February 2003. Retrieved 19 April 2024.
  9. ^ "Blake Brockermeyer". Retrieved 19 April 2024.
  10. ^ Brice, John (April 12, 2021). "Sources: Spring League Houston franchise finds head coach, OL coach". Footballscoop. Retrieved April 13, 2021.
  11. ^ "Sun Bowl Hall of Fame".
  12. ^ "University of Texas Hall of Honor".
  13. ^ "Rice University Spring 2020 Commencement Ceremony". YouTube. Archived from the original on 2021-12-22.
  14. ^ "Luke Brockermeyer - Football - University of Texas Athletics".
  15. ^ "Tommy Brockermeyer - Football - University of Alabama Athletics".
  16. ^ "James Brockermeyer - Football - University of Alabama Athletics".
  17. ^ "Tommy Brockermeyer - Football - TCU Athletics".