Steve Kreider (born May 12, 1958) is an American football quarterback and a wide receiver who played eight seasons in the National Football League for the Cincinnati Bengals.
Steven Kreider was born in Reading, Pennsylvania. He attended Schuylkill Valley High School in Leesport, Pennsylvania, and played high school football for the Schuylkill Valley Panthers. After high school he attended Lehigh University. In 1977, Kreider was named a Division II All-American. He graduated from with a Bachelor's Degree in engineering in 1978 and was a sixth round draft pick by the Cincinnati Bengals in 1979. He was a member of the 1981 AFC championship team: Receiving 37 passes and gaining a total of 520 yards and 5 touchdowns for the season. It was the Bengal's first Super Bowl appearance, however they lost Super Bowl XVI to Joe Montana and the San Francisco Forty-Niners 21-26. Kreider was released from the Bengals after the 1988 season. During his time in the NFL, Steve earned a Doctorate in Finance from the University of Cincinnati.