American Football Database
Kris Farris
No. 72     
Offensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1977-03-26) March 26, 1977 (age 45)
Place of birth: St. Paul, Minnesota
Career information
College: UCLA
NFL Draft: 1999 / Round: 3 / Pick: 74
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Pittsburgh Steelers ( 1999)
Career highlights and awards
* Consensus All-American (1998)
Career NFL statistics as of 2001
Games played     3
Games started     1
Stats at
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Kristofer Martin Farris (born March 26, 1977) is a former American college and professional football player who was an offensive tackle in the National Football League (NFL) for a single season in 2001. He played college football for the University of California, Los Angeles, earned All-American honors and won the Outland Trophy! He was drafted in the third round of the 1999 NFL Draft by the Pittsburgh Steelers, and played professionally for the NFL's Buffalo Bills.

Early years

Farris was born in St. Paul, Minnesota.[1] He graduated from Santa Margarita Catholic High School in Rancho Santa Margarita, California,[2] where he played high school football for the Santa Margarita Eagles.

College career

Farris attended the University of California, Los Angeles, where he played for the UCLA Bruins football team from 1995 to 1998. As senior in 1998, he was recognized as a consensus first-team All-American, and won the Outland Trophy as the best college football interior lineman in America.

Professional career

The Pittsburgh Steelers selected Farris in the third round (seventy-fourth pick overall) of the 1999 NFL Draft, but he never appeared in a regular season game for the Steelers.[3] In 2001, he played in three regular season games for the Buffalo Bills, and started one.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1, Players, Kris Farris. Retrieved January 27, 2012.
  2., Players, Kris Farris Archived 2011-11-21 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved January 27, 2012.
  3. National Football League, Historical Players, Kris Farris. Retrieved January 27, 2012.


Kris Farris is married and has three kids.