American Football Database
American Football Database
James Steen
No. 23     
Personal information
Date of birth: (1913-03-28)March 28, 1913
Place of birth: New York, New York
Date of death: November 23, 1983(1983-11-23) (aged 70)
Place of death: Detroit, Michigan
Career information
College: Syracuse
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Detroit Lions ( 1935 1936)
Career highlights and awards
* NFL champion (1935)
Stats at

James Steen (March 28, 1913 – November 23, 1983) was an American football player. Steen attended New Rochelle High School and Syracuse University. He played college football for the Syracuse Orange football team and was selected by the United Press, Liberty magazine and the Central Press Association as a first-team tackle on the 1934 College Football All-America Team.[1][2] He also played professional football in the National Football League from 1935 to 1936 for the Detroit Lions.[3][4]


  1. "TWO GOPHERS GAIN PLAYERS' ALL-AMERICAN: Lund Rates Place on Liberty Magazine Honor Team for Second Season- Bill Bevan Is Other Star". Evening Tribune. 1935-01-23.
  2. Central Press, "Grid Captains of U.S. Select All-American," Berkeley Daily Gazette, p. 10 (December 13, 1934), Retrieved October 3, 2014.
  3. "Jim Steen". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved January 16, 2015.
  4. "JIM STEEN". Retrieved May 18, 2015.