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Encyclopedia > Jon Kolb

Jon Kolb is a former offensive lineman with the Pittsburgh Steelers, where he played for 13 seasons. An offensive lineman (football) is one of a group of positions in American football. ...


Born in Ponca City, Oklahoma on August 30, 1947, he attended Owasso High School, where he earned all-state honors during his senior year. He attended Oklahoma State University where he started at center. While at OSU he was named all Big 8 in 1967 and 1968 and was selected all-American in 1968. He currently resides in Sharon, Pennsylvania with his wife Deborah and is the father of three sons. Oklahoma State University Logo The Oklahoma State University System comprises of five educational instututes across Oklahoma. ... Official language(s) None Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  Ranked 33rd  - Total 46,055 sq mi (119,283 km²)  - Width 160 miles (255 km)  - Length 280 miles (455 km)  - % water 2. ...


National Football League

Kolb was drafted by Pittsburgh out of OSU in 1969, and he played with the Steelers from 1969 to 1981. He started in 177 games and earned 4 Super Bowl rings. The winning Super Bowl team receives the Vince Lombardi Trophy. ...


After his career rumors circulated about his probable steroid use while playing with the Steelers. Former coach and player Jim Haslett said to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette in 2005: // Original meaning and etymology The original meaning of the term coach was: a horse-drawn vehicle designed for the conveyance of more than one passenger — and of mail — and covered for protection from the elements. ... A player can be any of the following: A player is a participant in a game. ... James Donald Jim Haslett (born December 9, 1955 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is the defensive coordinator of the St. ... The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, also known simply as the PG, is the largest daily newspaper serving metropolitan Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. ...

"It started, really, in Pittsburgh. They got an advantage on a lot of football teams. They were so much stronger [in the] '70s, late '70s, early '80s ... Steve [Courson], Jon [Kolb] and all those guys. They're the ones who kind of started it." [1]

World's Strongest Man Commpetition

Kolb was noted as one of the NFL's strongest players during his playing days. He competed in the World's Strongest Man Competition in 1978 and 1979 at Universal Studios, California, placing fourth both years. Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ...


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