Hall of Fame - Inductee Detail

Dave Rimington

Dave Rimington


  • Position: Center
  • School: Nebraska
  • High School: Omaha, NE (South HS)
  • Years: 1979-1982
  • Inducted: 1997
  • Place of Birth: Omaha, NE
  • Date of Birth: May 22, 1960
  • Jersey Number: 50
  • Height: 6-3
  • Weight: 290

Member Biography

Dave Rimington was a four-time letter winner and three-time starting center for Nebraska. In his last two years, 1981-82, he made 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 Trophy, given to the nation's best interior lineman, in both 1981 and 1982. 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.