Tony Veland

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Tony Veland
No. 32
Position: Defensive Back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1972-03-11) March 11, 1972 (age 43)
Place of birth: Omaha, Nebraska
Career information
High school: Omaha (NE) Benson
College: Nebraska
NFL draft: 1996 / Round: 6 / Pick: 181
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Games Played: 27
Interceptions: 2
Tackles: 20
Stats at
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Tony Veland (born March 11, 1973) is the current Defensive Coordinator of the Omaha Beef of the United Indoor Football league. He is a former American football Defensive Back for the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League.

Veland was a member of the 1994 and 1995 Nebraska National championship teams. The Broncos selected Veland in the sixth round of the 1996 draft. Veland won a ring as a member of the Denver Broncos Super Bowl XXXII championship team in 1997 and ended his playing career in 1998 with the Carolina Panthers. He is currently[when?] in his sixth season coaching the Beef.

He was shot on the night of June 13, 2011 as he sat in his vehicle and was admitted to Creighton University Medical Center.[1]


  1. ^ "Ex-Husker Veland injured in shooting". The Associated Press. June 14, 2011. 

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