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Stew Barber

Stew Barber
No. 77
Offensive tackle, Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1939-06-14) June 14, 1939
Place of birth: Bradford, Pennsylvania
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Weight: 250 lb (113 kg)
Career information
High school: Bradford Area High School
College: Penn State
NFL Draft: 1961 / Round: 3 / Pick: 30
AFL Draft: 1961 / Round: 4 / Pick:
Debuted in 1961 for the Buffalo Bills
Last played in 1969 for the Buffalo Bills
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Stats at
Stats at

Stewart C. Barber (born June 14, 1939) is a former American football player and executive. An offensive tackle from Pennsylvania State University, he played his entire career in the American Football League (AFL) with the Buffalo Bills, from 1961 through 1969. He was an American Football League All-Star five consecutive years, from 1963 through 1967.


  • Early years 1
  • Professional career 2
  • Personal life 3
  • See also 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

Early years

Barber attended Penn State where he received All-American honors in 1960 as an offensive tackle.

Professional career

He was drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the fourth round of the 1961 AFL Draft and was also selected by the Dallas Cowboys in the third round of the 1961 NFL Draft. He chose to sign with the Bills and played predominantly at outside linebacker as a rookie. The next year he was moved to left tackle where he helped the team to two straight AFL Championships.[1]

He made first-team All-AFL two straight seasons and played in five consecutive AFL All-Star games. In 1970, he was named to the second-team AFL All-Time team.

Personal life

After football he worked in the Buffalo Bills front office as a college scout, assistant General Manager and Vice President.[2]

See also


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External links

  • Stew Barber bio
  • 1964 American Football League Champions
  • 1965 American Football League Champions
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