Henry Waechter
No. 75, 71, 70, 67
Position:Defensive end,
Defensive tackle
Personal information
Born: (1959-02-13) February 13, 1959 (age 63)
Epworth, Iowa
Height:6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight:270 lb (122 kg)
Career information
High school:Epworth (IA) Western Dubuque
NFL Draft:1982 / Round: 7 / Pick: 173
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com · PFR

Henry Carl Waechter (born February 13, 1959) is a former American football defensive end and defensive tackle in the National Football League for the Chicago Bears, Baltimore/Indianapolis Colts, and Washington Redskins.


Waechter was born in Epworth, Iowa.[1] He played college football for Waldorf College and the University of Nebraska, and was drafted in the seventh round of the 1982 NFL Draft.[2]

Waechter played for the Chicago Bears in 1982, 1984 and 1986. He played for the Baltimore/Indianapolis Colts in 1983 and 1984, and the Washington Redskins in 1987.

Waechter is a member of the 1985 Bears that won Super Bowl XX. He scored the game's final points on a sack of New England Patriots quarterback Steve Grogan in the end zone for a safety.


  1. ^ "Player Profile: Henry Waechter". NFL Enterprises LLC. Retrieved September 2, 2012.
  2. ^ "Henry Waechter". databaseFootball.com. Archived from the original on September 22, 2012. Retrieved September 2, 2012.