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Steve Hutchinson
G #73
Height:
6-5
Weight:
313
College:
Michigan
Experience:
12

Biography

 

PRO: Steve Hutchinson has been one of the most decorated offensive linemen in the NFL since he came into the league in 2001, earning seven straight trips to the Pro Bowl from 2003-09 and having been a seven-time All-Pro honoree by the Associated Press.  The 12th-year left guard was signed by the Titans to provide leadership and experience to the interior of the offensive front.  Hutchinson was a five-time offensive captain with the Minnesota Vikings and was a key starter on four division champions, including a Seattle Seahawks team that earned a trip to Super Bowl XL in 2005. 

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
• Hutchinson was named to seven consecutive Pro Bowls from 2003-2009 and was named NFL Alumni Offensive Lineman of the Year in 2006 and 2009.
• Hutchinson has been named to the Associated Press first-team All-Pro squad five times in his career (2003, 2005, 2007-2009) and was selected to the second-team All-Pro squad twice (2004, 2006).
• Entering the 2012 season, Hutchinson has blocked for a 1,000-yard rusher in 10 of his 11 NFL seasons and 64 career 100-yard rushers.
• Hutchinson was named to the 50 Greatest Vikings team as part of the 50th season celebration in 2010.
• In 2008, Hutchinson helped pave the way for Adrian Peterson to set the Vikings single-season rushing record and lead the NFL with 1,760 yards.
• In 2005, Hutchinson helped Shaun Alexander earn NFL MVP honors, set an NFL record with 28 touchdowns (27 rushing) and rush for 1,880 yards.
• Hutchinson was named to the Football News All-Rookie Team in 2001.

TITANS TIDBITS: 
• Hutchinson annually hosts a charity golf outing in Michigan with former Wolverines teammates Brian Griese and Charles Woodson that benefits Mott’s Children’s Hospital.  The 2012 event raised $1.35 million for the hospital and the children’s congenital heart center.
• Hutchinson enjoys cooking and is good friends with Food Network star Guy Fieri.  The All-Pro guard is an accomplished amateur chef who was raised on traditional southern cuisine and is a mainstay in the kitchen at home with his wife and two children.  Shortly after joining the Titans in the offseason, Hutchinson cooked a steak dinner for the quarterbacks.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:
• A native of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Hutchinson was selected by the Seattle Seahawks in the first round (17th overall) of the 2001 NFL Draft.
• Signed as a transition-tag free agent with the Minnesota Vikings on April 21, 2006.  The Seahawks declined to match an offer sheet extended to him by the Vikings.
• Released by the Vikings on March 10, 2012.
• Signed by the Titans as a free agent March 19, 2012.

COLLEGE:
• Was only the second player in Michigan history to earn All-Big Ten honors four times, joining defensive tackle Mark Messner (1985-88).
• Named first-team All-America as a junior and senior and garnered freshman All-America honors in 1997.
• Was a finalist for Lombardi Award and Outland Trophy as a senior and Lombardi semi-finalist as a junior.
• Moved from defensive tackle to offensive guard during his redshirt season in 1996.
• Graduated from Michigan with a bachelor’s degree in liberal arts.

PERSONAL: 
• Married to Landyn, the couple has a daughter, Lily, and a son, Luke.
• Active supporter of local children’s hospital and hosts annual golf tournament to benefit University of Minnesota Amplatz Children’s Hospital along with annually hosting holiday meals and parties for patients and their families for Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas.
• Took part in 2008 Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener, helping get youth involved in outdoor activities.
• Was a standout offensive tackle/defensive end at Coral Springs (Fla.) High.  Received second-team All-USA choice by USA Today and selected to play in Florida North-South All-Star game as a senior.
• Was the captain of the basketball team.
• Is an avid hunter and fisherman.
• Born Steve Hutchinson on Nov. 1, 1977 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

 

PRO: Steve Hutchinson has been one of the most decorated offensive linemen in the NFL since he came into the league in 2001, earning seven straight trips to the Pro Bowl from 2003-09 and having been a seven-time All-Pro honoree by the Associated Press.  The 12th-year left guard was signed by the Titans to provide leadership and experience to the interior of the offensive front.  Hutchinson was a five-time offensive captain with the Minnesota Vikings and was a key starter on four division champions, including a Seattle Seahawks team that earned a trip to Super Bowl XL in 2005. 

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
• Hutchinson was named to seven consecutive Pro Bowls from 2003-2009 and was named NFL Alumni Offensive Lineman of the Year in 2006 and 2009.
• Hutchinson has been named to the Associated Press first-team All-Pro squad five times in his career (2003, 2005, 2007-2009) and was selected to the second-team All-Pro squad twice (2004, 2006).
• Entering the 2012 season, Hutchinson has blocked for a 1,000-yard rusher in 10 of his 11 NFL seasons and 64 career 100-yard rushers.
• Hutchinson was named to the 50 Greatest Vikings team as part of the 50th season celebration in 2010.
• In 2008, Hutchinson helped pave the way for Adrian Peterson to set the Vikings single-season rushing record and lead the NFL with 1,760 yards.
• In 2005, Hutchinson helped Shaun Alexander earn NFL MVP honors, set an NFL record with 28 touchdowns (27 rushing) and rush for 1,880 yards.
• Hutchinson was named to the Football News All-Rookie Team in 2001.

TITANS TIDBITS: 
• Hutchinson annually hosts a charity golf outing in Michigan with former Wolverines teammates Brian Griese and Charles Woodson that benefits Mott’s Children’s Hospital.  The 2012 event raised $1.35 million for the hospital and the children’s congenital heart center.
• Hutchinson enjoys cooking and is good friends with Food Network star Guy Fieri.  The All-Pro guard is an accomplished amateur chef who was raised on traditional southern cuisine and is a mainstay in the kitchen at home with his wife and two children.  Shortly after joining the Titans in the offseason, Hutchinson cooked a steak dinner for the quarterbacks.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:
• A native of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Hutchinson was selected by the Seattle Seahawks in the first round (17th overall) of the 2001 NFL Draft.
• Signed as a transition-tag free agent with the Minnesota Vikings on April 21, 2006.  The Seahawks declined to match an offer sheet extended to him by the Vikings.
• Released by the Vikings on March 10, 2012.
• Signed by the Titans as a free agent March 19, 2012.

COLLEGE:
• Was only the second player in Michigan history to earn All-Big Ten honors four times, joining defensive tackle Mark Messner (1985-88).
• Named first-team All-America as a junior and senior and garnered freshman All-America honors in 1997.
• Was a finalist for Lombardi Award and Outland Trophy as a senior and Lombardi semi-finalist as a junior.
• Moved from defensive tackle to offensive guard during his redshirt season in 1996.
• Graduated from Michigan with a bachelor’s degree in liberal arts.

PERSONAL: 
• Married to Landyn, the couple has a daughter, Lily, and a son, Luke.
• Active supporter of local children’s hospital and hosts annual golf tournament to benefit University of Minnesota Amplatz Children’s Hospital along with annually hosting holiday meals and parties for patients and their families for Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas.
• Took part in 2008 Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener, helping get youth involved in outdoor activities.
• Was a standout offensive tackle/defensive end at Coral Springs (Fla.) High.  Received second-team All-USA choice by USA Today and selected to play in Florida North-South All-Star game as a senior.
• Was the captain of the basketball team.
• Is an avid hunter and fisherman.
• Born Steve Hutchinson on Nov. 1, 1977 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

 
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YearTeamGGS
TOTAL 169 169
2012 TEN 12 12
2011 MIN 14 14
2010 MIN 11 11
2009 MIN 16 16
2008 MIN 16 16
2007 MIN 16 16
2006 MIN 16 16
2005 SEA 16 16
2004 SEA 16 16
2003 SEA 16 16
2002 SEA 4 4
2001 SEA 16 16

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