Steve Thompson
No. 85, 87
Position:Defensive Tackle
Personal information
Born: (1945-02-12) February 12, 1945 (age 77)
Seattle, Washington
Height:6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight:250 lb (113 kg)
Career information
High school:Lake Stevens (WA)
College:Washington
NFL Draft:1968 / Round: 2 / Pick: 44
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played:43
Games started:23
Player stats at NFL.com · PFR

Steve Thompson (born February 12, 1945) is a former American football defensive tackle. He played high school football at Lake Stevens High School and college football at the University of Washington in Seattle under head coach Jim Owens.

Selected in the second round of the 1968 NFL/AFL Draft (44th overall), Thompson spent five seasons with the New York Jets in 1968–1970 and 1972–1973 before playing with the Portland Storm of the World Football League in 1974 and the B.C. Lions of the Canadian Football League in 1975.

From 1991 to August 2015, he was the senior pastor at Victory Foursquare Church in Marysville, Washington. He received a doctoral degree in Transformational Leadership from Bakke Graduate University in 2020.

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