Wayne Rasmussen
Date of birth: (1942-06-07) June 7, 1942 (age 78)
Place of birth: Chicago, Illinois
Career information
Position(s): Safety
College: South Dakota State
NFL Draft: 1964 / Round: 9 / Pick 117
 As player:
1964-1972 Detroit Lions
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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.

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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