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|Date of birth:||August 9, 1970|
|Place of birth:||Lansing, Michigan|
|Height:||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|Weight:||186 lb (84 kg)|
|NFL draft:||1992 / Round: 5 / Pick: 123|
Career NFL statistics as of 1995
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Alan Glenn Haller is a retired professional American football player who played defensive back in the National Football League with the Pittsburgh Steelers, Cleveland Browns and Carolina Panthers. Haller was drafted in the 5th round of the 1992 draft by the Pittsburgh Steelers. He would play his first three games with the Steelers before he was released and signed with the Cleveland Browns where he played another three games. He returned to the Steelers in 1993 and joined the expansion Carolina Panthers in 1995 before retiring after the 1995 season. In his professional career, Haller played only 12 games in three seasons, earning no starts and no statistics. Though he was a defensive back, Haller played mostly as a special teams player.
After retiring from the NFL, Haller returned to Michigan State University and became a police officer with the Michigan State University Department of Police and Public Safety. He spent 13 years on the force, eventually working his way up to 1st Lieutenant of the Uniform Division. In 2006, Haller (along with Athletic Director Mark Hollis, men's basketball coach Tom Izzo, and former athletic director Ron Mason) was a member of the Selection Team that brought Head Football Coach Mark Dantonio to Michigan State.
In June 2010, Haller was named Associate Athletics Director for Administration for the Michigan State Athletic Department. He is the human resource officer for the MSU Athletics Department and also the student-athlete ombudsman.