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Former NFL Punter Dave Finzer '82 Cited by Chicago Sun-Times

December 2, 2007

davefinzer.jpgDecember 2, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - The Chicago Sun-Times' Steve Tucker's "list of Public League, Catholic League and DuPage Valley Conference football players who had played in high school since the state playoffs began in 1974 and had played at least one regular-season game in the NFL" includes "former Bears punter Dave Finzer [who] played at Loyola." Finzer, who is #9 on the NFL team's all-time punting list, is a member of DePauw University's Class of 1982.

Access the item at the newspaper's Web site.

Dave Finzer still holds the DePauw single-game punting record with a 48.5 yard average (minimum 5 punts). After college, he signed with the Dallas Cowboys and punted for both the Chicago Bears (1984) and Seattle Seahawks (1985).

Learn more about him in this previous story.