Don Rives
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Personal information
Date of birth: (1951-08-30) August 30, 1951 (age 68)
Place of birth: Wheeler, Texas
Career information
College: Texas Tech University
NFL Draft: 1973 / Round: 15 / Pick: 370
Debuted in 1973 for the [[{{{debutteam}}}]]
Last played in 1978 for the [[{{{finalteam}}}]]
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • No notable achievements
Games played - started     74 - 33
Interceptions     2
Fumble recoveries     6
Stats at

Donald Earl Rives (born August 30, 1951 in Wheeler, Texas) is a former professional American football player who played linebacker for five seasons for the Chicago Bears. Rives attended Texas Tech University and played under coach Jim Carlen, graduating in 1974. He was inducted into the Red Raider Athletic Hall of Honor in 2006. He was named second team All American in 1972.[1]


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