Bruce Collie
Date of birth (1962-06-27) June 27, 1962 (age 61)
Place of birthNuremberg, West Germany
Career information
US collegeUT Arlington
NFL draft1985 / Round: 5 / Pick: 140
Career history
As player
1985–1989San Francisco 49ers
1990–1991Philadelphia Eagles
Career highlights and awards
Career stats

Bruce Stokes Collie (born June 27, 1962) is a former professional American football offensive lineman in the National Football League (NFL) for the San Francisco 49ers and the Philadelphia Eagles. He played college football at the University of Texas at Arlington and was drafted in the fifth round of the 1985 NFL Draft.[1]

A born-again Christian, Collie now resides in Wimberley, Texas with his wife, Holly, and 13 children Devyn (1993-2023), Jordyn (b. 1994), Jensen (b. 1995), Denton (b. 1996), Branson (b. 1997), Cameron (b. 1998), Bergyn (b. 2000), Calyn (b. 2001), Hadyn (b. 2002), Hansen (b. 2004), Daltyn (b. 2005), Jadyn (b. 2007) and Dennison (b. 2009), where he brews beer & sells pizza.

He operated Wimberley Brewing Company & Brewster's Pizza, a micro-brewery & pizza business in a building he designed and built himself located at "The Junction" on Ranch Road-12 @ FM-32 in Wimberley, Texas, until it closed in 2020.[1]

In 2010, he coached the San Marcos Homeschool Panther's varsity football team. [2] [3] [4] Collie is an advocate of the Tim Tebow bill that would allow homeschoolers in Texas to play sports offered by public schools.[2]


  1. ^ "1985 NFL Draft Listing". Retrieved October 10, 2023.
  2. ^ Texas Home School Coalition (May 8, 2017), Bruce and Holly Collie Talk About the Tim Tebow Bill, archived from the original on December 15, 2021, retrieved May 9, 2017