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Andrew Kline

(1976 - )

Andrew William Kline (born October 5, 1976) is a retired American football player. Kline was selected by St. Louis Rams in the seventh round of the 2000 NFL Draft with the 220th overall pick.

Andrew attended Beverly Hills High School in Beverly Hills, California, and began playing football in ninth grade. He was a three-year starter at Beverly Hills High and played both offensive and defensive tackle. As a senior he registered 62 tackles, six sacks, four tackles for loss, five fumbles caused, four fumbles recovered and two pass defections. Top game was against North Torrance High when he notched 14 tackles. He was a First-team All-CIF, All-Ocean League and All-Los Angeles Times West Side selection. Kline was a pre-season All-American candidate. Also competed in track and field as a shot putter and on the Varsity basketball team.

Kline was a seventh-round pick of the St Louis Rams in 2000, and the 220th pick overall. He was a member of the 2001 St Louis Rams team that competed in Super Bowl XXXVI against the New England Patriots in New Orleans. He retired in 2003 due to multiple concussions suffered while playing.

Kline is a Senior Managing Director of Park Lane, an investment bank that provides advisory services to sports teams and sports based businesses. Some of Park Lane’s clients include NHL, NBA, NFL, and MLB teams and owners.

Kline now lives in Los Angeles, California and enjoys collecting art and golfing. He is active in his community and is the founder and Director of Project Play, a non-for-profit foundation that provides funding for sports, music, and art youth programs in Los Angeles. He is a member of the National Republican Committee Business Advisory Council and is the Chairman of the Athletes for Rudy Giuliani Coalition.

Sources: Wikipedia