Pete Kugler

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Pete Kugler
No. 77, 67
Position: Defensive tackle
Personal information
Born: (1959-08-09) August 9, 1959 (age 58)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight: 255 lb (116 kg)
Career information
High school: Cherry Hill High School East, NJ
College: Penn State
NFL Draft: 1981 / Round: 6 / Pick: 147
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at
Player stats at PFR

Peter D. Kugler (born August 9, 1959 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) was an American football defensive lineman who played ten seasons in the National Football League for the San Francisco 49ers. He also played for the Philadelphia/Baltimore Stars of the USFL. He played college football for Penn State University.

Kugler was raised in Cherry Hill, New Jersey[1] and was a football lineman at Cherry Hill High School East.[2]

Kugler is the son of George F. Kugler, Jr., who served as New Jersey Attorney General from 1970 to 1974. His brother Robert B. Kugler is a judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey.[3]


  1. ^ "Pete Kugler says it wasn't a question of money...", United Press International, February 18, 1984. Accessed January 2, 2018. "Kugler, a native of nearby Cherry Hill, N.J., pointed out the reasons he wanted to play closer to home."
  2. ^ Monostra, Mike. "Throwback Thursday: Cherry Hill and the NFL Draft; Three Cherry Hill East graduates have gone on to be drafted and play in the National Football League.", The Cherry Hill Sun, April 27, 2017. Accessed January 2, 2018. "The first player from Cherry Hill East drafted into the NFL was Pete Kugler. Kugler was chosen by the San Francisco 49ers in the sixth round of the 1981 draft. Kugler played as a lineman in high school and received high praise for his work on offense."
  3. ^ "George Kugler Jr., former N.J. attorney general". Newsday. 2004-08-05. Retrieved 2009-11-29. Kugler is survived by his wife; two sisters; a stepbrother; and four sons. One son, Peter D. Kugler, of Littleton, Colo., played professional football for several years, including in three Super Bowls with the San Francisco 49ers. Another son, Robert Kugler, is a federal judge who was confirmed by the Senate in 2002. 

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