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'''Wayne Rasmussen''' was an [[American football]] player who played [[defensive back]] for the [[Detroit Lions]]. After his football career, he spent many years as an executive for Citibank at their Sioux Falls, South Dakota location, and is now retired in the Sioux Falls area.
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'''Wayne Rasmussen''' (born June 7, 1942) is an [[American football]] player who played [[defensive back]] for the [[Detroit Lions]]. After his football career, he spent many years as an executive for Citibank at their Sioux Falls, South Dakota location, and is now retired in the Sioux Falls area.
   
Rasmussen played football, basketball and baseball at [[South Dakota State University]]. As point guard, he led South Dakota State to the [[1963 NCAA Men's Division II Basketball Tournament|NCAA Division II National Championship]] in 1963 and was named the tournament's Most Outstanding Player. Also, as a football player in college, he played [[wide receiver]] as well as defensive back.
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Rasmussen played football, basketball and baseball at [[South Dakota State University]]. As point guard, he led South Dakota State to the [[1963 NCAA Men's Division II Basketball Tournament|NCAA Division II National Championship]] in 1963 and was named the tournament's Most Outstanding Player. Also, as a football player in college, he played [[wide receiver]] as well as defensive back.
   
 
He is an inductee of the South Dakota Sports Hall of Fame.
 
He is an inductee of the South Dakota Sports Hall of Fame.
   
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
* [http://www.sdshof.com/inductees/wayne-rasmussen/ Rasmussen's South Daktoa Sports Hall of Fame page]
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* [http://www.sdshof.com/inductees/wayne-rasmussen/ Rasmussen's South Dakota Sports Hall of Fame page]
   
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| NAME = Rasmussen, Wayne
 
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| SHORT DESCRIPTION = American football player
 
| DATE OF BIRTH = 1942-06-07
 
| PLACE OF BIRTH = [[Chicago, Illinois]]
 
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[[Category:1942 births]]
 
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[[Category:American football safeties]]
 
[[Category:American football safeties]]
 
[[Category:American football wide receivers]]
 
[[Category:American football wide receivers]]
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[[Category:Basketball players from Illinois]]
 
[[Category:Detroit Lions players]]
 
[[Category:Detroit Lions players]]
[[Category:South Dakota State Jackrabbits football players]]
 
[[Category:American basketball players]]
 
 
[[Category:Point guards]]
 
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[[Category:South Dakota State Jackrabbits men's basketball players]]
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[[Category:American men's basketball players]]
   
   

Revision as of 03:20, June 7, 2019

Wayne Rasmussen
Born: (1942-06-07) June 7, 1942 (age 77)
Chicago, Illinois
Career information
Position(s)Safety
CollegeSouth Dakota State
NFL draft1964 / Round: 9 / Pick 117
Career history
As player
1964–1972Detroit Lions

Wayne Rasmussen (born June 7, 1942) is an American football player who played defensive back for the Detroit Lions. After his football career, he spent many years as an executive for Citibank at their Sioux Falls, South Dakota location, and is now retired in the Sioux Falls area.

Rasmussen played football, basketball and baseball at South Dakota State University. As point guard, he led South Dakota State to the NCAA Division II National Championship in 1963 and was named the tournament's Most Outstanding Player. Also, as a football player in college, he played wide receiver as well as defensive back.

He is an inductee of the South Dakota Sports Hall of Fame.

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