Sean Salisbury

Biography

Position: Quarterbacks

Sean Salisbury is an American football analyst and former NFL and Canadian Football League quarterback.

Salisbury attended Orange Glen High School in Escondido, CA and was highly recruited during his senior year. He was a standout quarterback at the University of Southern California before moving on to a 10-year professional career with Seattle Seahawks, Indianapolis Colts, Minnesota Vikings, Houston Oilers, and San Diego Chargers. He led the Winnipeg Blue Bombers to the CFL's Grey Cup title in 1988.

Salisbury went on to become an NFL analyst on ESPN's Sportscenter and NFL Live. He was hired as a consultant for the 2005 remake of The Longest Yard, teaching Adam Sandler proper quarterback mechanics, cadences, and footwork. Due to his work, Sandler later offered Salisbury a role in the 2006 film, The Benchwarmers.

In 2007, Salisbury's No. 12 football jersey was retired at his alma mater, Orange Glen High School, an honor no other person in school history has ever received.

Playing Career

  • College: University of Southern California
  • Seattle Seahawks (1986)
  • Indianapolis Colts (1987)
  • Winnipeg Blue Bombers (1988-1989)
  • Minnesota Vikings (1990-1994)
  • Houston Oilers (1994)
  • San Diego Chargers (1996)

Career Highlights

  • Grey Cup Champion (1988)
  • No. 12 retired by Orange Glen High School