Gary Dunn
No. 67
Position:Defensive Tackle
Personal information
Born: (1953-08-24) August 24, 1953 (age 68)
Coral Gables, Florida
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight:258 lb (117 kg)
Career information
High school:Coral Gables Senior
(Coral Gables, Florida)
College:Miami (FL)
NFL Draft:1976 / Round: 6 / Pick: 159
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played:146
Games started:105
Fumble recoveries:9
Player stats at · PFR

Gary Dunn (born August 24, 1953) is a former professional football player American football defensive tackle for the Pittsburgh Steelers, where he played for 12 seasons.

Early life

Gary Dunn was born August 24, 1953 in Coral Gables, Florida. His grandfather was Bowman Foster Ashe, the first president of the University of Miami. Dunn attended Coral Gables High School in Coral Gables, Florida.

College career

Dunn attended the University of Miami, where he was a standout college football players for the Miami Hurricanes.

Professional career

In 1976, Dunn was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers, where he a mainstay on the vaunted Steelers' defense for 12 seasons, serving as team captain four years. While with the Steelers, he was a two-time Super Bowl champion and had 18 career sacks, including of such legendary NFL Hall of Fame quarterbacks as Joe Namath, Bob Griese and Jim Kelly.


Gary Dunn is the grandson of Bowman Foster Ashe, the first president of the University of Miami, and he and his wife Caron live in Tavernier, Florida with their two children, Iris and Eddie. They own Oceanview Inn and Pub in Islamorada, Florida.