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|Born:||August 6, 1954|
West Allis, Wisconsin, United States
|NFL draft||1976 / Round: 12 / Pick 333|
|1977–1978||New York Giants|
|1981||Orlando Americans (AFA)|
|1982–1983||Tampa Bay Buccaneers|
|1984||Los Angeles Raiders|
|1985||Orlando Renegades (USFL)|
Jerry Mark Golsteyn (born August 6, 1954 in West Allis, Wisconsin) is a former professional American football player. A 12th round drafted quarterback from Northern Illinois University, Golsteyn played in 8 NFL seasons from 1977 to 1984 for 5 different teams. He also played a brief stint for the Orlando Americans in the American Football Associationin 1981, becoming one of the few NFL-caliber players to play in that league. (The fact that Golsteyn was a star in the league was occasionally used as a joke regarding the AFA's inability to sign marquee talent.) He then played for the Orlando Renegades of the USFL in 1985.
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