Quarterback who played in the NFL from 1983-1989 for the Kansas City Chiefs and Pittsburgh Steelers.
He played college football at Penn State University, where he won a national championship and won the Davey O'Brien Award in 1982.
He was the 7th overall pick in the 1983 NFL draft.
His father Ron Blackledge was a football coach. He married Cherie Blackledge, and has four children with her.
At Penn State he played for coach Joe Paterno.