Dave Hoffmann
No. 54
Born: (1970-06-24) June 24, 1970 (age 53)
San Luis Obispo, California, U.S.
Career information
Height6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight229 lb (104 kg)
NFL draft1993 / Round: 6 / Pick: 146
Drafted byChicago Bears
Career history
As player
1993Pittsburgh Steelers
Career highlights and awards
Career stats

Dave Hoffmann (born July 24, 1970) is an American former professional football player who was a linebacker in the National Football League (NFL). He played college football with the Washington Huskies, earning All-American honors in 1992. He was selected by the Chicago Bears in the 1993 NFL Draft and played for the Pittsburgh Steelers.[1] After his football career, he became a member of the United States Secret Service, protecting presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush as well as vice presidents Al Gore and Dick Cheney.[2]

High school

Hoffmann attended Pioneer High School in San Jose, CA.[3]


Hoffmann played at the University of Washington from 1989 to 1992. Playing with the Huskies, he was a first-team All-American, Butkus Award finalist, member of the 1991 National Champions, three-time Pac-10 conference champion, two-time All-Pac-10 player, Pac-10 Defensive Player of the Year, and team captain in 1992 for coach Don James.[4] Following his Washington career, Hoffman played in both the East–West Shrine Game and Hula Bowl.[5]

Hoffmann was inducted into the Husky Hall of Fame in 2012.[6]


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  2. ^ "The '91 Huskies: Where are they now?". seattlepi.com. 2001-09-06. Retrieved 2013-01-04.
  3. ^ "Dave Hoffmann". The Pro Football Archives. 1970-07-24. Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2013-01-04.
  4. ^ "2012 Husky Hall of Fame". Archived from the original on 2013-02-16. Retrieved 2013-01-04.
  5. ^ "University of Washington Official Athletic Site - Football". Archived from the original on 2013-02-16. Retrieved 2013-01-04.
  6. ^ "UW Announces 2012 Husky Hall of Fame Class - University of Washington Official Athletic Site". Archived from the original on September 16, 2012. Retrieved January 4, 2013.