Steve Collier
No. 64, 70, 74, 92     
Personal information
Date of birth: (1963-04-19) April 19, 1963 (age 56)
Place of birth: Chicago, Illinois
Height: 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) Weight: 342 lb (155 kg)
Career information
College: Bethune-Cookman, Illinois
Debuted in 1987 for the Green Bay Packers
Last played in 1987 for the Green Bay Packers
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Career NFL statistics as of 1987
Games played     10
Stats at
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Steve Collier is a former offensive tackle in the National Football League.


Collier was born on April 19, 1963 in Chicago, Illinois.[1]

Collegiate careerEdit

He played at the collegiate level at Bethune-Cookman University and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.[2]

Professional careerEdit

Cleveland BrownsEdit

In 1985, Collier originally signed with the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League as a defensive end, but was converted to an offensive tackle in training camp. On August 21, 1985, he was cut by the Browns.[3]

San Diego ChargersEdit

On April 14, 1986, Collier signed with the San Diego Chargers of the National Football League, but was released on July 19, 1986.[4]

Green Bay PackersEdit

The Green Bay Packers signed Collier as a replacement during the 1987 players' strike and was retained after the strike.[5] During the 1987 season he played in 10 games. The following year he injured his knee in training camp and spent the 1988 season on injured reserve, with the exception of the final game in which he was on the roster but did not play.[6] He has the distinction of wearing four different jersey numbers during his time with the Packers, they include numbers: 64, 70, 74, and 92.

New York JetsEdit

On March 8, 1989, Collier would sign with the New York Jets of the National Football League after being left unprotected by the Packers following their 1988 season.[6] The Jets released him on August 8, 1989.[7]

See alsoEdit


  3. Browns' coach still seeks answersDaily Sentinel, accessed March 24, 2012
  4. TransactionsLawrence Journal-World, accessed March 24, 2012
  5. Packers retain 16 replacement playersThe Milwaukee Sentinel, accessed March 25, 2012
  6. 6.0 6.1 Jets nab CollierLewiston Journal, accessed March 24, 2012
  7. Jets release Collier, ex-Packers-linemanThe Milwaukee Journal, accessed March 24, 2012
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