Dennis Winston

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Dennis Winston
Date of birth (1955-10-25) October 25, 1955 (age 61)
Place of birth Forrest City, Arkansas
Career information
Status Retired
Position(s) LB
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 228 lb (103 kg)
College Arkansas
NFL draft 1977 / Round: 5 / Pick: 132
Drafted by Pittsburgh Steelers
Career history
As coach
20052006 Edmonton Eskimos (DL Coach)
As player
1977–1981 Pittsburgh Steelers
1982–1985 New Orleans Saints
1985–1986 Pittsburgh Steelers
Career stats

Dennis "Dirt" Winston (born October 25, 1955) is a former professional American football linebacker in the NFL for the Pittsburgh Steelers and the New Orleans Saints. He played college football at the University of Arkansas. He substituted for the injured Jack Ham in Super Bowl XIV as starting left outside linebacker. On October 17, 2013, Winston was named interim head coach for the Grambling State Tigers football team.[1]


  1. ^ "Dennis Winston named interim coach". news services. October 17, 2013. Retrieved October 17, 2013.