|Born:||June 18, 1962|
|Height:||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Weight:||238 lb (108 kg)|
|High school:||St. Viator (IL)|
|NFL Draft:||1984 / Round: 2 / Pick: 33|
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Michael Anthony Guendling (born June 18, 1962) is a former American football linebacker in the National Football League for the San Diego Chargers. He played college football at Northwestern University.
As a junior, he had 20 tackles (13 solo), helping the team beat Michigan State University and end a string off 44 consecutive road loses.
As a senior, he had 7 solo tackles (3 for loss), 2 sacks and 4 pass breakups in a 10-8 win against Indiana University. He finished second in school history with 29 career tackles for loss. He also had 3 career interceptions.
Guendling was selected by the San Diego Chargers in the second round (33rd overall) of the 1984 NFL Draft. As a rookie, he was lost for the season after suffering a broken kneecap and knee ligament damage during training camp in July, which forced him to have 3 knee surgeries.
In 1985, he returned to play in 9 games, limited mostly to special teams and had 7 tackles. In 1986, he suffered an ankle injury. He wasn't able to regain his previous form after his knee injury and was waived on August 20.