Hall of Fame - Inductee Detail

Steve Kiner

Steve Kiner


  • Position: Linebacker
  • School: Tennessee
  • High School: Tampa, FL (Hillsborough HS)
  • Years: 1967-1969
  • Inducted: 1999
  • Place of Birth: Sandstone, MN
  • Date of Birth: Jun 12, 1947
  • Jersey Number: 57
  • Height: 6-1
  • Weight: 205

Member Biography

Since Kiner made consensus All-America in 1968 and unanimous All-America in 1969 as linebacker for Tennessee. The vols had a 26-6-1 record in his time and won two Southeastern Conference Championships. The 1968 team led by linebacker Kiner, set a school record by holding opponents to an average 93 yards a gane on rushing plays. Kiner was named to Tennessee's all-100 year team. He played nine years, 1970-78, in pro football with Dallas, New England, Washington, and Houston. Kiner continued his educational life in 1994, obtained a PH.D. in clinical psychology. He began the practice of mental health therapy with headquarters in Carrollton, Georgia.