Jerry Sturm

The South Restaurant is home to owner and former Guard to the Denver Broncos, Jerry Sturm. During his 15 year professional career he played in 2 Pro Bowls. After being a part of many other NFL teams, Jerry finally made his way back to Denver to open one of the best American/Mexican restaurants in town!


Position: C-T-G
Height: 6′ 3″
Weight: 260 lbs.
College: Illinois

NFL Career:

Denver Broncos 1961-1966
New Orleans Saints 1967-1970
Houston Oilers 1971
Philadelphia Eagles 1972

Calgary Stampeders helmet

Jerry Sturm's Denver Broncos helmet

New Orleans Saints helmet

Houston Oilers helmet

Philadelphia Eagles helmet

Brett Sturm

His son, Brett, was a Safety at San Diego State University from 2002 – 2006. In 2005, he was second on the team in interceptions with three, including one for a touchdown, and had 26 tackles. He was honored as Defensive Player of the Year in 2006 recording 82 tackles, 1 sack , and 1 INT. He now helps Jerry run the restaurant and continues the legacy of “The South”.


Position: Safety
Height: 6-2
Weight: 220 lbs.
College: San Diego State

San Diego State helmet