Dwight Eugene Stephenson (November 20, 1957-) was the offensive captain for the Miami Dolphins that allowed the fewest quarterback sacks in the NFL for six straight seasons. He played college ball for the University of Alabama Crimson Tide where legendary head coach Bear Bryant called him the greatest player he had ever coached regardless of position. The Dolphins drafted the All-American center in the second round of the 1980 NFL Draft out of ‘Bama. Dwight’s strength and speed earned him the captaincy as he helped guard two of the greatest quarterback in NFL history and certainly Dolphins history, Bob Griese and Dan Marino. Stephenson played eight years in Miami (1980-1987), was named to four straight NFL All-Pro First Teams and five consecutive NFL Pro Bowl appearances (1983-1987). He was awarded the 1985 NFL Man of the Year (renamed the Walter Payton Man of the Year) Award for his volunteer and charity work as well as his excellence on the field. He was the premier center in the NFL during his tenure and helped lead the Dolphins to Super Bowls XVII and XIX. Dwight Stephenson finished his career with three fumble recoveries in 114 games, 87 of which he started. Dwight Stephenson was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1998.