American Football Database
Steve DeLong
No. 82     
Defensive end/Defensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1943-07-03)July 3, 1943
Place of birth: Norfolk, Virginia
Date of death: August 18, 2010(2010-08-18) (aged 67)
Place of death: Knoxville, TN
Career information
College: Tennessee
NFL Draft: 1965 / Round: 1 / Pick: 6
(By the Chicago Bears)
AFL Draft: 1965 / Round: 1 / Pick: 6
Debuted in 1965 for the [[{{{debutteam}}}]]
Last played in 1972 for the [[{{{finalteam}}}]]
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Games played     103
Games started     14
Interceptions     1
Stats at
College Football Hall of Fame

Steven Cyril DeLong (July 3, 1943, Norfolk, Virginia – August 18, 2010, Knoxville, Tennessee) was an American football defensive lineman who played professionally in the American Football League (AFL) and the National Football League (NFL). He played collegiately for the University of Tennessee, and professionally for the San Diego Chargers and Chicago Bears. He was the father of professional football player Keith DeLong, who also played for the University of Tennessee.

On Sunday, August 22, 2010 Knoxville's Cedar Springs Presbyterian Church congregants joined family and friends for a Celebration of Life. Services were led by their pastor evangelist. Steve DeLong's life accomplishments were an encouragement to many. *

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