von Oelhoffen To Polynesian Football HOF
Oct. 10, 2017

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    BOISE, Idaho - Former Boise State Bronco Kimo von Oelhoffen was announced as part of the Polynesian Football Hall of Fame's induction Class of 2018 Tuesday. von Oelhoffen will be part of the five-member class which also includes former Chicago Bears guard Herman Clark, former NFL nose tackle Ma'ake Kemoeatu, former NFL defensive lineman Manu Tuiasosopo, and former Michigan State All-American Bob Apisa.

    The inductees will be enshrined during the Polynesian Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Weekend in Oahu from Jan. 19-20, 2018.

    von Oelhoffen, who was also finalist for the Hall of Fame in each of the past two years, 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). At Boise State, von Oelhoffen was named to the All-Big Sky Team in 1993.

    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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