Gary Dunn

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Gary Dunn
Date of birth: (1953-08-24) August 24, 1953 (age 61)
Place of birth: Coral Gables, Florida
Career information
Position(s): Defensive Tackle
College: Miami
NFL Draft: 1976 / Round: 6 / Pick: 159
As player:
1976–1987 Pittsburgh Steelers
Career stats
Playing stats at

Gary Dunn (born August 24, 1953) is a former professional football player American football defensive tackle for 12 seasons for the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Dunn was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in 1976 following a stellar career at the University of Miami. He was a mainstay on the vaunted Steelers' defense for 12 seasons, serving as team captain four years. The two-time Super Bowl champion is ranked ninth in the Steelers' all-time sacks list, having taken down such legendary Hall of Fame quarterbacks as Joe Namath, Bob Griese and Jim Kelly.


Dunn and his wife, Caron, live in Tavernier, Florida with their two children, Iris and Eddie. They own Oceanview Inn & Pub in Islamorada, Florida.