Kevin Colbert is living the life that many Pittsburgh natives dream of. Colbert grew up only a stone’s throw away from Heinz Field, a native of the city’s North side. Colbert was a student of North Catholic High School, and pursued his higher education at Robert Morris University, a private University in Pittsburgh. After graduating from Robert Morris University, he served as the Universities assistant basketball coach form 1979-1981 and also coached the University’s baseball team as well. From Robert Morris Colbert moved on to Ohio Wesleyan where he was their back field coordinator as well as baseball coach.
As is made obvious by Kevin Colbert’s history he is no one trick pony, but a man of many talents. In 1984 Colbert left Ohio Wesleyan to take up a scouting position with BLESTO and was then recruited by the Miami Dolphins as a college scout. When Colbert’s time with the Dolphins came to an end in 1990 he moved on with the Detroit Lions as their professional scouting director. Continue reading