Prior to every Thursday Night Football game on CBS, NBC and NFL Network, Hall of Fame running back Marshall Faulk is an analyst on the pregame show on NFL Network, providing insight and expert commentary on all of the storylines heading into the night’s matchup. Faulk joins host Rich Eisen and analysts Michael Irvin and Steve Mariucci on the show. Additionally, Faulk appears on the postgame show with Eisen, Irvin, Mariucci and Deion Sanders.
On NFL Sundays, Faulk can be seen on NFL Network’s Emmy-nominated NFL GameDay Morning, joining host Eisen and fellow analysts Mariucci, Irvin and Kurt Warner to discuss the upcoming games four hours prior to kickoff.
Additionally, Faulk provides on-location analysis for NFL Network’s coverage of the Super Bowl, NFL Scouting Combine and NFL Draft.
In 2011, Faulk, along with Sanders, was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Class of 2011.
Faulk added game analyst to his versatile resume in 2006, with an impromptu appearance in the broadcast booth during Cowboys vs. Falcons on NFL Network with Sanders, filling in for Dick Vermeil. Faulk and Sanders returned to the NFL Network booth in 2007, providing color analysis for Bengals vs. 49ers and Steelers vs. Rams, and again in 2008 for Ravens vs. Cowboys. In 2011, Faulk began calling preseason games for the St. Louis Rams.
Faulk is a seven-time Pro Bowl selection and received numerous awards including NFL MVP (2000), Offensive Player of Year (1999-2001), NFL Rookie of the Year (1994), and Pro Bowl MVP (1995). In June 2009, Faulk was inducted into the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame, joining the ranks of past NFL inductees Archie Manning and Terry Bradshaw.
Faulk played in two Super Bowls with the St. Louis Rams. The Rams won Super Bowl XXXIV defeating the Tennessee Titans 23-16 and were defeated by the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XXXVI, 20-17.
In 1994, Faulk was the second overall selection in the NFL Draft by the Indianapolis Colts. He rushed for 1,000 yards in four of his five seasons with the Colts and scored 51 touchdowns.
Faulk was traded to the St. Louis Rams on Draft Day 1999. That season, he set an NFL record by gaining 2,429 total yards from scrimmage and led the Rams to the franchise’s only Super Bowl victory. He won league MVP honors a year later after tallying a career-high 26 touchdowns.
Faulk is the only player in NFL history to record over 2,000 yards from scrimmage in four-consecutive seasons. He also holds Rams records for career (85) and rushing (58) touchdowns and ranks near the top of numerous NFL statistical categories including all-purpose yards, touchdowns and receptions by a running back.
Born in New Orleans, LA in 1973, Faulk attended George Washington Carver High School and San Diego State University where he was a three-time consensus All-American. In 2009, he was inducted into San Diego’s Breitbard Hall of Fame for his performance both on and off the field.