Dave played in the Green Bay East vs. West rivalry game for 2 years. After high school Dave went to the University of Nebraska where he was a part of back to back national championship seasons in 1970 and 1971 with the 1971 team being voted the best college football team ever. Dave was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings and played that season with the New England Patriots. He was able to come home the following year and play with the Green Bay Packers. Dave is currently a successful dentist living in Green Bay.