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Dennis "Dirt" Winston (born October 25, 1955) is a former professional American football linebacker in the NFL for the Pittsburgh Steelers and the New Orleans Saints. He played college football at the University of Arkansas. He substituted for the injured Jack Ham in Super Bowl XIV as starting left outside linebacker. On October 17, 2013, Winston was named interim head coach for the Grambling State Tigers football team.[1]

Dennis Winston
Born: (1955-10-25) October 25, 1955 (age 63)
Forrest City, Arkansas
Career information
StatusRetired
Position(s)LB
Height6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight228 lb (103 kg)
CollegeArkansas
NFL draft1977 / Round: 5 / Pick: 132
Drafted byPittsburgh Steelers
Career history
As coach
20052006Edmonton Eskimos (DL Coach)
As player
1977–1981Pittsburgh Steelers
1982–1985New Orleans Saints
1985–1986Pittsburgh Steelers

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Dennis Winston named interim coach". ESPN.com. ESPN.com news services. October 17, 2013. Retrieved October 17, 2013.