3 results for tag: Don Dufek


A Visit with Don Dufek

A member of the 1976 inaugural Seahawks team, Don Dufek played safety and was a kick returner for the team during his eight seasons in Seattle (1976-1984). He was a captain of the special teams in the 1981 and 1982 seasons. Dufek learned how to build and remodel homes while in Seattle, and he turned that into a full-time business in Ann Arbor, Michigan (where he grew up), upon retiring from the NFL. He and his wife, Candy, reside there today.

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The Patera Era Weekend

The Seahawks honor their very first head coach, Jack Patera, with a weekend of activities leading up to the 2016 home opener against the Miami Dolphins. Featuring highlights from both days, comments from some of his players, as well as comments from Jack himself.

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Brian Bosworth & Don Dufek on Ballot for 2011 College Football Hall of Fame

March 8, 2011 By Bill Boehlke Seahawks alumni Brian Bosworth (1987-89) and Don Dufek (1976-84) join 77 players and nine coaches who comprise the 2011 Football Bowl Subdivision Ballot for induction into the College Football Hall of Fame. Bosworth was a linebacker at Oklahoma and a two-time consensus First Team All-America pick in 1985 and 1986. He set the school record for tackles in a game (22) and was named a Butkus Award winner in 1985 and ’86. He also led the Sooners to three consecutive Orange Bowls and the 1985 National Championship. In addition to his athletic accomplishments, Bosworth was a very good student who graduated a year ...

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