Hines has been a tremendous leader for us both on and off the field over the past 11 seasonsSteelers sign Hines Ward to long contract Apr 26, 2009
We are looking forward to completing the remaining details of this transaction in early 2009Steelers ownership plan approved Dec 17, 2008
The majority of our players have told us that they prefer natural grass to any artificial surfaceSteelers to stick with natural grass Feb 11, 2008
Our guys were going to send the singer out to sing immediately after they were sending the teams back on (the field)Steelers apologize for lack of anthem Nov 28, 2007
Jeff Hartings embraced switching to a new position when he joined the Steelers, and continued our team's legacy of outstanding players at the center positionSteelers center retires after 11 years Feb 05, 2007
Arthur Joseph "Art" Rooney II (born 1952) is the president and co-owner of the NFL's Pittsburgh Steelers.
Rooney is the oldest of nine children of Dan and Patricia Rooney. The Rooney family has owned the Steelers since the team's founding by Art II's grandfather and namesake Art Rooney in 1933. Art II grew up around the team, serving as an unofficial ball boy from the age of nine.
Rooney attended the University of Pittsburgh from which he received a B.A in political science in 1978. He then attended law school at Duquesne University earning his (J.D.) in 1982. He also attended Exeter University in Exeter, England where he studied international business transactions and the law of the European economic community.