American Football Database
Chris Conlin
Date of birth: (1965-06-07) June 7, 1965 (age 57)
Place of birth: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Career information
Position(s): OL
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
College: Penn State
NFL Draft: 1987 / Round: 5 / Pick: 132
 As player:
Miami Dolphins
Indianapolis Colts
Miami Hooters
Massachusetts Marauders
Tampa Bay Storm
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Christopher Howard Conlin (born June 7, 1965 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an assistant coach in the Arena Football League. He was a professional American football player and collegiate All-American offensive tackle at Penn State University.


Conlin was a three-year starter at Penn State and earned All-America honors in 1986 as a member of the national championship team that defeated Miami, 14-10, in the Fiesta Bowl. He was one of eight finalists for the Outland Trophy that season.

NFL and Arena League

Chosen by the Miami Dolphins in the fifth round of the 1987 NFL Draft, Conlin played 5 injury-plagued seasons in the National Football League, three with the Dolphins (1987–1989) and two with the Indianapolis Colts (1990–1992) before arriving in the Arena Football League, first with the 1993 Miami Hooters and the 1994 Massachusetts Marauders. He would win an ArenaBowl championship with the Tampa Bay Storm in 1995.


Conlin is currently the line coach for the Arizona Rattlers of the Arena Football League, where he produced a #1-ranked rushing defense and #2-ranked scoring defense in 2000. He also served on the coaching staff of the Florida Bobcats in 1996 and 1999 and the New Jersey Red Dogs in 1997.


Conlin lives in Copper City, Florida. He is an alumnus of Bishop McDevitt High School in Wyncote, Pennsylvania.

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