Bruce Collie
Born: (1962-06-27) June 27, 1962 (age 60)
Nuremberg, West Germany
Career information
CollegeUT Arlington
NFL draft1985 / Round: 5 / Pick: 140
Career history
As player
1985–1989San Francisco 49ers
1990–1991Philadelphia Eagles
Career stats

Bruce Stokes Collie (born June 27, 1962 in Nuremberg, Germany) is a former professional American football offensive lineman in the National Football League 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.

A born-again Christian, Collie now resides with his wife, Holly, and 13 children Devyn (1993), Jordyn (1994), Jensen (1995), Denton (1996), Branson (1997), Cameron (1998), Bergyn (2000), Calyn (2001), Hadyn (2002), Hansen (2004), Daltyn (2005), Jadyn (2007) and Dennison (2009) in Wimberley, Texas, 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.[1]


  1. ^ Texas Home School Coalition (2017-05-08), Bruce and Holly Collie Talk About the Tim Tebow Bill, archived from the original on 2021-12-15, retrieved 2017-05-09