Dave Rowe (American football)

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Dave Rowe
No. 76, 74
Defensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1945-06-20) June 20, 1945 (age 69)
Place of birth: Neptune City, New Jersey
Height: 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) Weight: 280 lb (127 kg)
Career information
College: Penn State
NFL Draft: 1967 / Round: 2 / Pick: 53
Debuted in 1967 for the New Orleans Saints
Last played in 1978 for the Baltimore Colts
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Stats at NFL.com
Stats at pro-football-reference.com

David Homeyer "Dave" Rowe (born June 20, 1945 in Neptune City, New Jersey) is a former American football defensive tackle in the NFL for the New Orleans Saints, the New England Patriots, the San Diego Chargers, the Oakland Raiders, and the Baltimore Colts.

Rowe is currently a college football television analyst, working Southeastern Conference broadcasts syndicated by ESPN. In 1987, Rowe was the color analyst alongside Gayle Sierens, who became the first female NFL play-by-play announcer when she called a Seattle Seahawks-Kansas City Chiefs matchup for NBC.

Rowe played college football at Penn State and high school football at Deptford Township High School.[1]


  1. ^ Dave Rowe, database Football. Accessed October 6, 2007.