American Football Database
Cody Risien
Date of birth: (1957-03-22) March 22, 1957 (age 65)
Place of birth: Bryan, Texas
Career information
Position(s): Offensive Tackle
College: Texas A&M
NFL Draft: 1979 / Round: 7
 As player:
1979-1989 Cleveland Browns
Career highlights and awards
Pro Bowls: 2
Playing stats at

Cody Lewis Risien (born March 22, 1957 in Bryan, Texas) is a former American football offensive tackle who played eleven seasons in the National Football League with the Cleveland Browns. He is a 1975 graduate of Cy-Fair High School in Houston, Texas.


Cody was inducted into the Cleveland Browns Hall of Legends in 2010.

Risien blocked for four 1,000-yard rushers.

He was a part of five AFC Central Division titles (1980, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1989)… He was selected to two Pro Bowls (1987, 1988).

Kathie Lee Gifford named her son after Cody Risien, coincidentally both Cody's were born on March 22.