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Tim Krumrie

Middle Guard

Timothy Alan Krumrie

Inducted 2016

Date of Birth



Menomiee, WI


University of Wisconsin (1979-1982)


Finishing as Wisconsin’s all-time leading tackler, Tim Krumrie started all 46 games of his remarkable Hall of Fame career at Wisconsin. He becomes the ninth Badger player to enter the College Football Hall of Fame. A consensus First Team All-American in 1981, Krumrie recorded 135 tackles that year, which set a Wisconsin single-season record for a defensive lineman. He had 444 career tackles and he set the school record with 276 career solo tackles. The three time All-Big Ten selection led the Badgers to two bowl games, including a win in the 1982 Independence Bowl where he earned Defensive MVP honors after posting a then school bowl-record 13 tackles. Krumrie also took them to the 1981 Garden State Bowl, Wisconsin’s first postseason berth since 1962. The senior team captain led the Badgers in tackles in both 1980 and 1981, and he played in the 1982 Hula Bowl. Taken in the 10th round of the 1983 NFL Draft by the Cincinnati Bengals, where he would spend his entire 12-year career from 1983-94. The two-time Pro Bowl selection led the Bengals to an appearance in Super Bowl XXIII. After retiring in 1994, Krumrie remained with the Bengals organization as defensive line coach from 1995-2002. He would go on to serve the same role with the Buffalo Bills (2003-05) and the Kansas City Chiefs (2006-09). A member of the University of Wisconsin Hall of Fame, Krumrie was honored in 2009 when the outstanding high school senior defensive lineman award in Wisconsin was named the Tim Krumrie Award..


Height 6'3"

Weight 255

Career Highlights

  • 1982 All-Conference
  • 1982 First Team All-America
  • 1981 All-Conference
  • 1981 Consensus All-America
  • 1980 All-Conference
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