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Stephen Frank 'Steve' Meilinger


Steve Meilinger

College Football Hall of Fame 2013

Date of Birth: December 12, 1930, in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Date of Death: September 14, 2015, in Lexington, Kentucky (84 years old)


The Morning Call - Published 09/14/15

Did you know?

Following his pro-football career, Meilinger joined the United States Marshals Service.

During his career, he was one of the original agents for the United States Federal

Witness Protection Program, and eventually was promoted to Chief Deputy for the

Eastern District of Kentucky, where he served until his retirement.



1956 Washington Redskins (NFL)

1957 Washington Redskins (NFL)

1958 Green Bay Packers (NFL)

1960 Green Bay Packers (NFL)

1961 Pittsburgh Steelers (NFL)


University of Kentucky