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Steve Sewell
Date of birth: (1963-04-02) April 2, 1963 (age 59)
Place of birth: San Francisco, California
Career information
Position(s): Running back
College: Oklahoma
NFL Draft: 1985 / Round: 1 / Pick 26
Playing stats at

Steven Edward Sewell (born April 2, 1963 in San Francisco, California), is a former professional American football player who was selected by the Denver Broncos in the 1st round of the 1985 NFL Draft. A 6'3", 210-lb. running back from the University of Oklahoma, Sewell played his entire NFL career for the Broncos from 1985 to 1991. Sewell is now the head football coach at Overland High School in Aurora, CO.

Sewell appeared in 3 Super Bowls for the Broncos. In 1988 Sewell had his first son and In 1999 Sewell had fraternal twins. He and his family live in Centennial, Colorado.

High school years

Sewell attended Riordan High School in San Francisco, California and was a student and a letterman in football. Steve played three years of Varsity Football at Archbishop Riordan High School, he gained 1723 yards rushing in his career. In his senior year, he gained 1041 yards rushing and scored 10 TDs rushing as he led Riordan to an 8 win and 2 loss season.

College years

Sewell played in 47 games in his four years with the Oklahoma Sooners rushing for 1178 yards and 10 touchdowns on 187 carries (6.3 avg) and also had 560 yards receiving and 4 touchdowns on 33 receptions (17.0 avg).[1] During his senior season Sewell had 295 all-purpose yards in a 24-6 victory over conference opponent Kansas State; at the time it was the third highest single game total by a Sooner.[2]