Steve Gleason, Date of Birth, Place of Birth


Steve Gleason

American football player

Date of Birth: 19-Mar-1977

Place of Birth: Spokane, Washington, United States

Profession: American football player

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Pisces

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About Steve Gleason

  • Stephen Michael Gleason (born March 19, 1977) is a former professional American football player who played as a safety with the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League (NFL).
  • Originally signed by the Indianapolis Colts as an undrafted free agent in 2000, he played for the Saints through the 2007 season.
  • As a free agent in 2008, Gleason retired from the NFL after eight seasons.
  • Gleason is known for his blocked punt in a 2006 game that became a symbol of recovery in New Orleans in the team's first home game after Hurricane Katrina. In 2011, Gleason revealed that he was battling amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
  • His experiences while living with the disease were captured on video over the course of a five-year period and featured in the 2016 documentary Gleason.

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