Rich Dimler was a former nose tackle in the National Football League.

Biography[edit | edit source]

Dimler was born Richard Alan Dimler on July 18, 1956 to Alan and Marie Dimler in Bayonne, New Jersey.Richard was the middle child in a family of three which included sisters Mary Dimler and D.Dimler. Went to Bayonne high school, recruited to USC and then drafted the NFL to play for the Browns. He was very close to his niece as nephews Kristen Dimler, Josh Haggin and Dillion Haggin.[1] He died due to pancreatitis on September 30, 2000 in Torrance, California.[2]

Career[edit | edit source]

Dimler was drafted in the fifth round of the 1979 NFL Draft by the Cleveland Browns and played that season with the team. The following season he played with the Green Bay Packers.

He played at the collegiate level at the University of Southern California, where he was a co-captain of the 1978 National Champion Trojans team.

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