John Fiala
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Personal information
Date of birth: (1973-11-25) November 25, 1973 (age 47)
Place of birth: Fullerton, California
High School: Lake Washington High School
Kirkland, Washington
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Weight: 237 lb (108 kg)
Career information
College: Washington
NFL Draft: 1997 / Round: 6 / Pick: 166
(By the Miami Dolphins)
Debuted in 1998 for the Pittsburgh Steelers
Last played in 2002 for the Pittsburgh Steelers
Career history
Career highlights and awards
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Career NFL statistics as of 2002
Games played     75
Games started     1
Tackles     9
Fumble recoveries     2
Passes defended     1
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John Charles Fiala (born November 25, 1973, Fullerton, California) is a retired American football linebacker who played from 1998-2002 with the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League.

Fiala attended Lake Washington High School in Kirkland, Washington, and then the University of Washington. He was drafted by the Miami Dolphins in the sixth round of the 1997 NFL Draft, but did not play for the Dolphins. Fiala signed with the Steelers as a free agent in 1998. From 1999-2002, he was a special teams captain for the Steelers.[1] The Steelers released Fiala in 2002; although the Houston Texans offered him a contract for 2003, he chose to retire instead.[2]


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