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Dave Rimington


David Brian Rimington

Inducted 1997

Date of Birth



Omaha, NE


University of Nebraska (1979-1982)


Dave Rimington was a four-time letter winner and three-time starting center for Nebraska. He set new standards for achievement at his position. In his last two years, 1981-82, he made unanimous All-America and Academic All-America. He received a National Football Foundation scholarship. He won the Lombardi Award, given to the nation's best lineman or linebacker, in 1982. He won the Outland All=-Trophy, given to the nation's best interior lineman, in both 1981 and 1982.He has been named to numerous All-Time All-America teams and his jersey was retired by his school. Rimington played pro football with the Cincinnati Bengals 1983-87 and Philadelphia Eagles 1988-89. He obtained a bachelor's degree from Nebraska and added a master's in international business from the University of Wisconsin in 1992.


Height 6'3

Weight 290

Career Highlights

  • 1982 Academic All-America
  • 1982 All-Conference
  • 1982 Heisman - Fifth
  • 1982 Lombardi Award Winner
  • 1982 Outland Trophy Winner
  • 1982 Unanimous All-America
  • 1981 Academic All-America
  • 1981 All-Conference
  • 1981 Outland Trophy Winner
  • 1981 Unanimous All-America
  • 1980 All-Conference
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