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Dave Elmendorf


David Cole Elmendorf

Inducted 1997

Date of Birth



San Antonio, TX


Texas A&M University (1968-1970)


Dave Elmendorf won many honors. In 1970, he was named a consensus All-America defensive back in football. He also was named Academic All-America and won a graduate scholarship from the National Football Foundation. In the spring of 1971, he was named an outfielder on the All-America baseball team and he graduated from Texas A&M with honors and a degree in economic studies. In addition to playing defensive back for Texas A&M in 1970, he returned 23 kickoffs for an average of 19.9 yards and 13 punts for an average of 10 yards. The Atlanta Braves tried to sign him to a baseball contract when he finished high school. He turned them down and enrolled at Texas A&M. After college, he played nine years of pro football with the Los Angeles Rams. He became a broadcaster on radio and TV, a director of course acquisition for the American Golf Corporation, and in 1989 was named general manager of Sugar Creek Golf Club in Houston, Texas.


Height 6'2

Weight 195

Career Highlights

  • 1970 All-Conference
  • 1970 Consensus All-America
  • 1970 NCAA Post-Graduate Scholar
  • 1970 NFF Scholar Athlete
  • 1969 All-Conference
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