Steve McMichael

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Steve McMichael
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McMichael in 2008
Born (1957-10-17) October 17, 1957 (age 64)
Houston, Texas, U.S.
Alma materUniversity of Texas at Austin
Spouse(s)
Debra Marshall
(m. 1985; div. 1998)

Misty Davenport (m. 2001)
Children1

Football career
No. 66, 76, 90
Position:Defensive tackle
Personal information
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:270 lb (122 kg)
Career information
High school:Freer (TX)
College:Texas
NFL Draft:1980 / Round: 3 / Pick: 73
Career history
As player:
As coach:
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Tackles:838
Sacks:95
Interceptions:2
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)Steve McMichael
Billed height6 ft 2 in
Trained byTerry Taylor
Debut1995
Retired1999

Stephen Douglas "Mongo" McMichael (born October 17, 1957) is a former American football defensive tackle in the National Football League (NFL), former professional wrestler, commentator, and head coach.

McMichael played college football for the University of Texas at Austin, and was an All-American. He played for the New England Patriots, Chicago Bears, and Green Bay Packers, winning Super Bowl XX with the Bears in January 1986. During his professional wrestling career, McMichael was known for his time in World Championship Wrestling (WCW).

From 2007 to 2013, McMichael was the head coach of the Chicago Slaughter. In 2013, he finished second in his campaign for mayor of Romeoville, Illinois.

In April 2021, McMichael announced that he was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Liberatore, Joel (April 23, 2021). "Former Chicago Bear Steve 'Mongo' McMichael reveals he is battling ALS". wgntv.com. Retrieved April 23, 2021.