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Overview

Steve Kiner

Date of birth
Jun 12, 1947

Ht: 6'1" Wt: 220 lbs.

Birthplace
Sandstone, MN

Hometown
Tampa, FL

College
University of Tennessee, Knoxville

High school
Hillsborough

Summary
Steven Albert Kiner (born June 12, 1947 in Sandstone, Minnesota) is a former American football linebacker who played nine seasons in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys, New England Patriots, and the Houston Oilers. Kiner attended the University of Tennessee from 1967 to 1969, where he was an All-American. He was elected to the College Football Hall of Fame in 1999.
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Awards

NFC Champion
Dallas Cowboys
1970

Playing career
Houston OilersInside Linebacker

New England PatriotsOutside Linebacker

Dallas CowboysOutside Linebacker

Tennessee FootballOutside Linebacker, Linebacker
His junior and senior seasons, Kiner took the nation by storm. He was named All-SEC and All-America in 1968 and 1969, making him Doug Dickey's first player to... View more

Trivia
  • Inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1999

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LB Steve Kiner of Tennessee readies for 1969 Cotton Bowl against Texas.jpg
LB Steve Kiner of Tennessee readies for 1969 Cotton Bowl against Texas.jpg
by Rt 53 veer pass Jul 22, 2012
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LB Steve Kiner of Tennessee_1967-69.jpg
LB Steve Kiner of Tennessee_1967-69.jpg
by Rt 53 veer pass Jun 17, 2012
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Current, former players sue NFL over concussions (The Canadian Press)
PHILADELPHIA - Six former players and one current player have sued the NFL in Philadelphia over the league's handling of concussion-related injuries, the first potential class-action lawsuit of its kind.
Yahoo! Sports, Aug 19, 2011
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by oliver slover Jun 19, 2011
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Steve Kiner of Tennessee_1969.jpg
by Rt 53 veer pass Feb 02, 2011
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James Street of Texas hands to Chris Gilbert #25 v McDonald & Kiner of Tennessee_1969 Cotton.jpg
James Street of Texas hands to Chris Gilbert #25 v McDonald & Kiner of Tennessee_1969 Cotton.jpg
QB James Street of Texas hands to Chris Gilbert #25. Defending for Tennessee are Jim McDonald #81 & Steve Kiner #57.
by Rt 53 veer pass Sep 06, 2010
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Cotton Speyrer of Texas scores TD v Tennessee while Bob McKay trails_1969 Cotton Bowl.jpg
Cotton Speyrer of Texas scores TD v Tennessee while Bob McKay trails_1969 Cotton Bowl.jpg
Texas split end Cotton Speyrer #88 scores a TD against Tennessee in January 1969 Cotton Bowl, also shown are Texas lineman Bob McKay #62 and Tennessee's Steve Kiner #57, Dick Williams #74 & Bill Young #14.
by Rt 53 veer pass Aug 12, 2010
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James Street (1969 Cotton Bowl).jpg
by thesemers Oct 24, 2010
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Updated personal notes for Steve Kiner
Edited the personal notes for Steve Kiner.
  • Added trivia: "Inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1999"
by Andy26399 Dec 27, 2010
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Updated athletic career information for Steve Kiner
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  • Added player career summary for Tennessee Volunteers Football:
    "His junior and senior seasons, Kiner took the nation by storm. He was named All-SEC and All-America in 1968 and 1969, making him Doug Dickey's first player to twice earn consensus recognition. Kiner was SEC Defensive Player of the Year thanks in part to Tennessee's 41-14 victory over Alabama in 1969. The linebacker... " View more
by DaMan Feb 14, 2010
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Playboy 1969 All-American Defense.jpg
Left to right, top to bottom: Jim Gunn, end (USC); Dennis Onkotz, linebacker (Penn State); Mike McCoy, tackle (Notre Dame); Tom Curtis, defensive back (Michigan); Mike Reid, tackle (Penn State); Mike Widger, linebacker (Virginia Tech); Dave Campbell, end...
by thesemers Nov 15, 2010
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Updated the main image for Steve Kiner
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by DaMan Feb 14, 2010
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by DaMan Feb 14, 2010
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