Ovie Mughelli, currently Sports Analyst for CBS Atlanta, played 9 years in the NFL as a starting Pro Bowl fullback for the Atlanta Falcons and the Baltimore Ravens. Ovie was among the biggest fullbacks to play the game, known for being a power blocker, for being able to pick up blitzes, and one of the best special team minds in the game. Ovie had a breakout 2009 season, as the coveted blocker for Michael Turner.
A fullback in college for Wake Forest, Ovie was selected for All ACC First-Team in that position. He started every game in his senior year as a Demon Deacon, coming in with the third highest rushing touchdown record in school history. He was rated the number one fullback by USA Today.
In high school, Mughelli attended the exclusive Porter-Gaud School in Charleston, South Carolina. He was an outstanding student and a letterman in football, basketball, tennis, and track & field. In football, he rushed for more than 4,500 yards and scored 69 touchdowns during his high school career.
Currently, Ovie is gearing to make his mark in the sports industry, off the field, with his new position as Sports Analyst for CBS Radio in Atlanta. Ovie is also heavily involved with his community, especially through his award-winning Ovie Mughelli Foundation, which empowers the youth to take ownership and pride about their lives and the roles that they play in society. The Foundation emphasizes assisting quality programs that educate the youth on the environment.