Tom Dinkel
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Personal information
Date of birth: (1956-07-25) July 25, 1956 (age 64)
Place of birth: Topeka, Kansas
High School: Shawnee Heights High School
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 240 lb (109 kg)
Career information
College: Kansas
NFL Draft: 1978 / Round: 5 / Pick: 126
Debuted in 1978 for the Cincinnati Bengals
Last played in 1985 for the Cincinnati Bengals
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 1985
Games played     92
Games started     23
Fumble recoveries     8
Sacks     0.5
Interceptions     1
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Thomas "Tom" Dinkel (born July 25, 1956 in Topeka, Kansas) is a former professional American football linebacker in the National Football League.

Football career

He played college football for the Kansas Jayhawks. He was selected by the Cincinnati Bengals in the 5th round (126th overall pick) of the 1978 NFL Draft. He played seven seasons for the Cincinnati Bengals.[1]


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