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Steve Gleason is a former American football player. He played as a safety in the National Football League. He was first signed by Indianapolis Colts as an undrafted free agent. He then signed for the New Orleans Saints were he continued to play through the 2007 season. After becoming a free agent in 2008, he retired from the NFL after playing for eight seasons. In 2001, he was battling ALS, and his experiences were captured over five years. The recorded videos were then featured in his documentary “Gleason.”

Career Highlights

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Steve Gleason started his professional career in 2000. He was signed as an undrafted free agent by Indianapolis Colts. He did not get to play a competitive match for them as he was released after the preseason. He was then signed by New Orleans Saints in November and placed in their practice squad. He was the 191st pick of the 2001 XFL Draft when he was chosen by Birmingham Thunderbolts.

Family and Personal Life

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Steve Gleason is married to Michel Varisco Gleason since 2008. The couple has a son and a daughter. Their names are Rivers and Gray. When they came to know about the first pregnancy, it had been six weeks since Steve was first diagnosed with ALS. His bout with ALS was recorded over a period of five years.

Family Information
Wife's/Spouse's NameMichel Varisco Gleason (m. 2008)
Children/KidsYes (Rivers Gleason, Gray Gleason)
Boyfriend/Girlfriend (Dating)N/A
Civil StatusMarried

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More Interesting Facts
Full/Real NameStephen Michael Gleason
Gender (Biological)Male
Age (as of today)45 years
Date of BirthMarch 19, 1977
Place of BirthSpokane, Washington, U.S.
NationalityAmerican
Height1.8 m, 5 feet 11 inches
Weight96 kg, 211.5 lbs
Net Worth / Wealth$2 Million
OccupationProfessional American Football Player

Height, Weight, and Age

Steve Gleason's height is above average measuring 1.8 m. Steve Gleason weighs 96 kg. Being born on March 19, 1977, translates to an age of 45 years as of todays date (October 5, 2022).

Quotes

A terminal diagnosis can really mess with your head. Honestly, it makes you want to run away to the moon. Many ALS patients want to fade away quietly. This was not for me.

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If we have a purpose in life beyond being a cog in the human machine, mine is to help inspire people and that’s pretty cool. I would like to motivate the world.

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ALS does not affect cognitive process. Stephen Hawking, one of smartest people on the planet, has ALS. It rarely affects the eyes. It doesn’t affect senses like hearing, taste and touch.

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It’s pretty simple for me; I believe all people are created equal, regardless of their sexuality. To promote respect and acceptance is an important role for NFL players and the NFLPA.

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I look at the human life like an experiment. Every new moment, every new experience, tragic or otherwise, is an opportunity to gain a more accurate perspective and helps lead me to clarity.

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