Tony Veland

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Tony Veland
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Position: Defensive back
Personal information
Born: (1973-03-11) March 11, 1973 (age 50)
Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.
Career information
High school: Omaha (NE) Benson
College: Nebraska
NFL Draft: 1996  / Round: 6 / Pick: 181
Career history
As a player:
As a coach:
  • Omaha Beef (2008–2013)
    Defensive coordinator
Career NFL statistics
Games played:27
Interceptions:2
Tackles:20
Player stats at NFL.com  ·  PFR

Tony Veland (born March 11, 1973) is a former American football defensive back for the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League (NFL).

Veland was a member of the 1994 and 1995 Nebraska National championship teams. The Broncos selected Veland in the sixth round of the 1996 NFL Draft. [1] Veland won a ring as a member of the Denver Broncos Super Bowl XXXII championship team in 1997 over the Green Bay Packers and ended his playing career in 1998 with the Carolina Panthers. Veland went on to become the Defensive Coordinator of the Omaha Beef of United Indoor Football. He spent six seasons coaching the Beef.

He was shot on the night of June 13, 2011 as he sat in his vehicle and was admitted to Creighton University Medical Center. [2]

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References

  1. "1996 NFL Draft Listing". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 2023-03-30.
  2. "Ex-Husker Veland injured in shooting". The Associated Press. June 14, 2011.