Dave Hoffmann

American football player (born 1970)
Dave Hoffmann
No. 54
Date of birth (1970-06-24) June 24, 1970 (age 53)
Place of birthSan Luis Obispo, California, U.S.
Career information
Height6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight229 lb (104 kg)
US collegeWashington
NFL draft1993 / Round: 6 / Pick: 146
Drafted byChicago Bears
Career history
As player
1993Pittsburgh Steelers
Career highlights and awards
Career stats
  • Playing stats at NFL.com

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]


  1. ^ "1993 NFL Draft Listing". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 2023-03-31.
  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.
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Pac-12 Football Player of the Year winners
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