Steve Stonebreaker

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Steve Stonebreaker
No. 82, 31, 37
Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1938-10-28)October 28, 1938
Place of birth: Moline, Illinois
Date of death: March 28, 1995(1995-03-28) (aged 56)
Place of death: Metairie, Louisiana
Career information
College: Detroit Mercy
NFL Draft: 1961 / Round: 12 / Pick: 155
AFL Draft: 1962 / Round: 34 / Pick: 266
(By the Denver Broncos)
Debuted in 1962
Last played in 1968
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Games played–started84–56
Interceptions2
Fumble recoveries7
Stats at NFL.com
 
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Steve Stonebreaker
No. 82, 31, 37
Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1938-10-28)October 28, 1938
Place of birth: Moline, Illinois
Date of death: March 28, 1995(1995-03-28) (aged 56)
Place of death: Metairie, Louisiana
Career information
College: Detroit Mercy
NFL Draft: 1961 / Round: 12 / Pick: 155
AFL Draft: 1962 / Round: 34 / Pick: 266
(By the Denver Broncos)
Debuted in 1962
Last played in 1968
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Games played–started84–56
Interceptions2
Fumble recoveries7
Stats at NFL.com

Thornton Steve Stonebreaker[1] (October 28, 1938 – March 28, 1995) was a professional American football linebacker in the National Football League. He played eight seasons for the Minnesota Vikings (1962–1963), the Baltimore Colts (1964–1966), and the New Orleans Saints (1967–1968). Son Mike also played in the NFL.

Stonebreaker committed suicide on March 28, 1995 by subjecting himself to carbon monoxide poisoning from a car exhaust.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Social Security Death Index
  2. ^ SPORTS BRIEFS|Milwaukee Journal