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Dave Waymer

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Role  American football player
Height:  6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight  88 kg
College:  Notre Dame
Positions  Safety
Name  Dave Waymer

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Date of birth:  (1958-07-01)July 1, 1958
Date of death:  April 30, 1993(1993-04-30) (aged 34)
Place of death:  Mooresville, North Carolina
Died  April 30, 1993, Mooresville, North Carolina, United States
Education  West Charlotte High School, University of Notre Dame

Place of birth:  Brooklyn, New York

Dave Waymer: Football Free Safety


David Benjamin Waymer Jr. (July 1, 1958 – April 30, 1993) was an American football safety in the National Football League (NFL).

Waymer graduated from West Charlotte High School in 1976. He played college football at Notre Dame, graduating in 1980, and was drafted in the 1980 NFL Draft in the second round by the New Orleans Saints, where he played until 1989. He was offered a contract by the New Jersey Generals of the United States Football League (USFL), but opted to remain in New Orleans, saying, "I always wanted to play there. I've got a lot of friends there, and that is where, hopefully, I'll finish out my career." He played for the San Francisco 49ers in 1990 and 1991 and the Los Angeles Raiders in 1992.

During the 1993 offseason, Waymer died on April 30, 1993, at the age of 34, from a heart attack induced by cocaine use.

ABC/Wonderful World of Disney movie A Saintly Switch was dedicated to Waymer's memory in 1999.

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Dave Waymer Wikipedia


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