Bruce Scholtz
No. 58, 51     
Outside Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1958-09-26) September 26, 1958 (age 61)
Place of birth: La Grange, Texas
Career information
College: Texas
NFL Draft: 1982 / Round: 2 / Pick: 33
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Seattle Seahawks ( 1982)
Career highlights and awards
Tackles     504
Sacks     9.5
Interceptions     5
Fumbles     4

Bruce Scholtz (born September 26, 1958 in La Grange, Texas) is a former professional American football player who played linebacker for seven seasons for the Seattle Seahawks and one season for the New England Patriots.

Scholtz attended David Crockett High School in Austin, Texas. During his senior year, he was a captain of the varsity football team and played as both linebacker and center. He won the Central Texas 26AAAA Defensive Player of the Year award. Scholtz also played on the varsity basketball team. He averaged 19 points per game and led the team in rebounding.[1] He graduated from Crockett in 1977 and attended the University of Texas at Austin. He was drafted in 1982, Round 2, Pick 6 (33 Overall) by the Seattle Seahawks.


  1. Crockett Publications. Texan '77. Taylor Publishing Company, 1977.

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