Bruce Van Dyke American Football Guard

Bruce Van Dyke (born August 6, 1944 in Lancaster, California) is a former American football guard in the National Football League who played eleven seasons for the Philadelphia Eagles, Pittsburgh Steelers, and the Green Bay Packers. Van Dyke grew up in Buckner, Missouri, and attended Fort Osage High School in Independence, Missouri. He played college football at the University of Missouri, where he was a two way starter, playing on both the offensive and defensive lines under head coach Dan Devine. As a first-team All-Big Eight Conference defensive tackle in 1965, Van Dyke played on Tiger teams that went a combined 21-8-2 from 1963 to 1965. The 1965 squad on which he served as a captain, finished the year ranked sixth nationally, and closed the season with a win over the University of Florida in the 1966 Sugar Bowl. Van Dyke was selected to play in the Hula Bowl in 1966, and was inducted into the University of Missouri's Intercollegiate Hall of Fame in 2001. Van Dyke was drafted in the 12th round of the 1966 NFL Draft by the Philadelphia Eagles. He was a key player for the Pittsburgh Steelers for seven years.

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Date of birth
August 6th, 1944
Place of birth
United States of America


1. University of Missouri Colleges/University

The University of Missouri (Mizzou, MU, University of Missouri–Columbia or simply Missouri) is a public research university located in the state of Missouri. In 1839 the university was founded in Columbia, Missouri, as the first public institution of higher education west of the Mississippi River. The largest university in Missouri, MU enrolls 33,805 students in 20 academic colleges in the 2011–12 year. The university is the flagship of the University of Missouri System which maintains campuses in Rolla, Kansas City and St. Louis. MU is one of 34 public universities to be members of the Association of American Universities and the only one in Missouri. There are more than 262,000 MU alumni living worldwide, with almost half continuing to reside in Missouri. The University of Missouri was ranked 90th in the 2012 U.S. News & World Report among the national universities, up four spots from 2011. It is the highest-ranked public school in the state and second overall (tied with Saint Louis University).

2013. 693 mil. $
2010. 975 mil. $
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105 Jesse Hall, 65211 - Columbia, Missouri
2013. 26,965
2010. 24,834
2009. 23,799
2013. 6,439
2010. 7,507
Acceptance rate
2012. 81.5 %
2010. 81.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 9.42 K $
2011. 8.99 K $
2010. 8.5 K $
2009. 8.5 K $
2008. 8.47 K $
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