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Kevin Colbert

Kevin Colbert
Pittsburgh Steelers
Date of birth January 1957 (age 59)
Place of birth Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Career information
Position(s) General Manager
College Robert Morris University
High school North Catholic High School
Career history
As administrator
1984 BLESTO Scout
1985-1989 College Scout, Miami Dolphins
1990-1999 Pro Scouting Director, Detroit Lions
2000-2010 Director of Football Operations, Pittsburgh Steelers
2010–present General Manager, Pittsburgh Steelers
Career highlights and awards
  • Won 2 Super Bowls with the Steelers in 2006 and 2009

Kevin Colbert (born January 1957) is the general manager of the National Football League's Pittsburgh Steelers since the start of 2000. He is widely credited with putting together the Super Bowl XL and the Super Bowl XLIII teams in Pittsburgh along with owner Dan Rooney and coaches Bill Cowher and Mike Tomlin.

Biography

A Pittsburgh native, Colbert grew up not far from Heinz Field on the city's North Side and attended North Catholic High School and Robert Morris University. Colbert has experience in coaching and managing teams in baseball and basketball alongside his primary sport football. After graduating from Robert Morris University in 1979, he served as a graduate assistant coach on Robert Morris's basketball team from 1979-1981 and also was the head coach of the baseball team in 1981. In 1981, Colbert moved to Ohio Wesleyan University to be their backfield coach and recruiting coordinator from 1981-1983, and served as the school's head baseball coach in 1984.

In 1984, Colbert joined the

  1. ^ "Kevin Colbert Bio" (PDF). 2012 Steelers Media Guide. Steelers.com. Retrieved 3 May 2013. 

References

Colbert and his wife Janis have three children: Kacie, Jennifer, and Daniel as well as a granddaughter, Avery.

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