John Rienstra

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John Rienstra
No. 79, 70
Position: Guard
Personal information
Date of birth: (1963-03-22) March 22, 1963 (age 53)
Place of birth: Grand Rapids, Michigan
Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight: 273 lb (124 kg)
Career information
College: Temple
NFL Draft: 1986 / Round: 1 / Pick: 9
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Games Played: 65
Games Started: 48


John William Rienstra (born March 22, 1963 in Grand Rapids, Michigan) is a former guard who played seven professional seasons for the National Football League's Pittsburgh Steelers and the Cleveland Browns. Rienstra attended Temple University after graduating from the Academy of the New Church.

In 1986, the Steelers had their highest draft pick since the early-1970s (9th overall). They used it on a guard from Temple named John Rienstra.