Chris Dieterich
Dieterich in 1980
No. 72     
Offensive tackle / Guard
Personal information
Date of birth: (1958-07-27) July 27, 1958 (age 62)
Place of birth: Freeport, New York
Career information
College: North Carolina State University
NFL Draft: 1980 / Round: 6 / Pick: 140
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Detroit Lions (19801986)
Career highlights and awards
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Christian Jeffrey Dieterich (born July 27, 1958) is a retired American football player who played his entire career with the Detroit Lions from 1980 to 1986.

Early life and college career[edit | edit source]

Dieterich attended Ward Melville High School, earning the Long Island Newsday Hansen Award in 1975. At North Carolina State he was a two time all All ACC Tackle/Guard and was on the 1979 ACC Championship team, playing in the 1980 Hula Bowl.

Professional career[edit | edit source]

Dieterich played his entire seven season career with the Detroit Lions.

Personal life[edit | edit source]

Lives in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Dieterich writes Football & Mystery Books and donates the proceeds to Children & Animal Charities. Visit Website


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