von Oelhoffen A Polynesian HOF Finalist
Sept. 22, 2016

  • 2017 Polynesian Football Hall Of Fame Finalists

    BOISE, Idaho - Former Boise State Bronco Kimo von Oelhoffen has been named one of 18 finalists for induction into the Polynesian Football Hall of Fame. The Hall's selection committee will meet again in the coming weeks to select the six inductees (five players, one coach/contributor).

    The six inductees will be announced Oct. 12, and will be honored during the Polynesian Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Weekend in Oahu from Jan. 21-22, 2017.

    von Oelhoffen, who was also a finalist last year, won two letters at Boise State (1992-93) before moving on to the NFL, where he played for four teams over 14 seasons (1994-2007).

    Drafted in the sixth round of the 1994 NFL Draft (162nd overall) by Cincinnati, von Oelhoffen spent six seasons with the Bengals (1994-99) before playing six years with the Pittsburgh Steelers (2000-05) and finishing his career with the New York Jets (2006) and Philadelphia Eagles (2007).

    von Oelhoffen played in 198 games over his career with 147 starts, recording 26.5 sacks and 253 solo tackles. He would earn a Super Bowl ring with the Steelers in 2005, making a pair of tackles in Pittsburgh’s 21-10 victory over Seattle in Super Bowl XL.

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