Steve Jordan (American football)

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Steve Jordan
No. 83
Tight End
Personal information
Date of birth: (1961-01-10) January 10, 1961 (age 53)
Place of birth: Phoenix, Arizona
Career information
College: Brown
NFL Draft: 1982 / Round: 7 / Pick: 179
Debuted in 1982 for the Minnesota Vikings
Last played in 1994 for the Minnesota Vikings
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Receptions 498
Receiving Yards 6,307
Touchdowns 28
Stats at NFL.com

Steven Russell Jordan (born January 10, 1961) is a former American football tight end who played his entire career with the Minnesota Vikings (1982 through 1994). He played college football at Brown.

Jordan's son Cameron is currently a defensive end for the New Orleans Saints.

Professional career[edit]

Jordan was selected to six consecutive Pro Bowls from 1986 through 1991 and finished his NFL career with 498 receptions for 6,307 yards and 28 touchdowns.

He was featured playing football in a WWE vignette with professional wrestler Mr. Perfect (Curt Hennig).

Post-football career[edit]

Jordan now works as a civil engineer.

Personal life[edit]

His son Cameron played defensive end for the California Golden Bears. He was drafted as the 24th overall selection by the New Orleans Saints in the 2011 NFL Draft.