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Encyclopedia > Dave Rimington

Dave Rimington is a former American football center. He attended the University of Nebraska, where he won the Outland Trophy, given to the nation's top offensive lineman, in 1981 and 1982. In addition, he won the Lombardi Award in 1982, and placed fifth in balloting for the Heisman Trophy that same year. He made First-Team All-America in 1981 and 1982. He is one of only eleven Cornhuskers to have his number retired by the team. He was selected in the first round of the 1983 NFL Draft by the Cincinnati Bengals. He played five seasons with the Bengals and two with the Philadelphia Eagles before retiring at the end of the 1989 NFL season. The Rimington Trophy is named after him and since 2000 has been given annually to the nation's top collegiate center. United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... The offensive team or offense in American football or Canadian football, is the team that begins a play from scrimmage in possession of the ball. ... Seal of the University of Nebraska The University of Nebraska is one of two public university systems in the state of Nebraska, USA. The system has four universities and a technical college: University of Nebraska-Lincoln University of Nebraska at Omaha University of Nebraska at Kearney University of Nebraska Medical... An offensive lineman (football) is one of a group of positions in American football. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Rotary Lombardi Award is awarded annual to the best college football lineman or linebacker. ... The Heisman Memorial Trophy Award, named after former college football player and coach John W. Heisman, is considered the most prestigious award in American college football and is given annually to the top player in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). ... An All-America team is a sports team composed of star players. ... Conference AFC Division North Year Founded 1967 Home Field Paul Brown Stadium City Cincinnati, Ohio Team Colors Black, Orange and White Head Coach Marvin Lewis League Championships (0) Conference Championships (2) AFC: 1981, 1988 Division Championships (5) AFC Central: 1970, 1973, 1981, 1988, 1990 The Cincinnati Bengals American football club... Year Founded 1933 Conference NFC Division East Home Field Lincoln Financial Field City Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Team Colors Midnight Green, Silver, Black, and White Head Coach Andy Reid League Titles League Championships (3) NFL Champions: 1948, 1949, 1960 Conference Championships (3) NFL Eastern: 1960 NFC: 1980, 2004 Division Championships (9) NFL... The 1989 NFL season was the 70th regular season of the National Football League. ... The Dave Rimington Trophy is awarded to the player considered to be the best center in college football. ...

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Bowl Championship Series - Where Are They Now? Dave Rimington (960 words)
As a freshman, Rimington was the third center on the depth chart.
Rimington was given much of the credit for leading the Huskers' offensive attack, and was named an All-American after the season.
Rimington has been with the Boomer Esiason Foundation (www.esiason.org) for seven years, and now serves as the President of the foundation.
Rimington Youth Football Camp - About Dave Rimington (383 words)
Dave Rimington currently resides in New York City and is the president of the Boomer Esiason Foundation which has raised over $30,000,000 towards finding a cure for Cystic Fibrosis.
Dave has made the commitment to return to Omaha on an annual basis to help work with children ages 8 -14 years old on what it takes to be a true champion.
Dave Rimington is considered by many to be the best college lineman of all time.
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