Dennis Louis Gentry (born February 10, 1959 in Lubbock, Texas) is a former professional American football player who was selected by the Chicago Bears in the 4th round of the 1982 NFL Draft. He spent his entire 11-year NFL career with the Bears from 1982 to 1992, and was a part of the Bears team that was victorious in Super Bowl XX versus the New England Patriots. He is currently a scout for the Detroit Lions.
Gentry finished his career with 171 receptions for 2,076 yards and 7 touchdowns. He also rushed for 764 yards and 5 touchdowns. But his main contribution came as a kick returner on special teams. Gentry finished his 11 NFL seasons as the Bears second all time leading kick returner with 4,353 yards and 3 touchdowns. In 1986, he led the NFL with a 28.8 yards per return average.