Dale Dodrill

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Dale Dodrill
Dale Dodrill - 1954 Bowman.jpg
Dodrill on a 1954 Bowman football card
Date of birth (1926-02-07) February 7, 1926 (age 89)
Place of birth Stockton, Kansas
Career information
Position(s) Defensive Tackle
College Colorado State
NFL Draft 1951 / Round: 6 / Pick 67
Career history
As player
1951-1959 Pittsburgh Steelers
Career highlights and awards
Pro Bowls 4
Career stats

Dale Dodrill (born February 7, 1926 in Stockton, Kansas) is a former American football defensive tackle who played nine seasons for the Pittsburgh Steelers. He attended Colorado State University.

During his 9-year career with the Pittsburgh Steelers he posted career numbers of 10 interceptions and 11 recovered fumbles. He was voted to the Pro Bowl four times (1954, 1955, 1956, and 1958) and named a First Team All-Pro one time.[1]

In 1960 he coached the Denver Broncos later to start Dodrill Insurance in 1963. Now Dodrill Insurance is co-owned between his two sons, Garrett and David.

In 2008 Dodrill was honored by the Pittsburgh Steelers during their 75th Season Celebration when he was named to the "Best Pre-1970 Players in Club History" list.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dale Dodrill". pro-football-reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 22 August 2014.