|Date of birth:November 6, 1916|
|Place of birth: Keystone, Iowa|
|Date of death: July 22, 1981(aged 64)|
|Place of death: Missoula, Montana|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|* Chicago Bears ( 1943)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at pro-football-reference.com|
Monte John Merkel (November 6, 1916 – July 22, 1981) was an American football guard who played one season with the Chicago Bears of the National Football League. He played college football at the University of Kansas and attended St. John's Military Academy in Delafield, Wisconsin.
- "MONTE MERKEL". profootballarchives.com. Archived from the original on January 26, 2016. https://web.archive.org/web/20160126065238/http://www.profootballarchives.com/merk00400.html. Retrieved April 22, 2015.