Highlights of the football career of Dan Doornink ’78, with the Seattle Seahawks and the WSU Cougars, produced by Seattle Seahawks Legends and WSU Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections.

A Visit with Dan Doornink

by Seattle Seahawks Legends

“Dr. Dan” was a running back for the Seahawks for seven seasons (1979-85), and will always be remembered for his 123-yard rushing performance in the 1984 Wild Card playoff win against the LA Raiders at the Kingdome.

L.A. Raiders vs Seattle Seahawks 1984-85 1st Half

1984-85 AFC Wildcard Game between the Raiders visiting the Seahawks from the Kingdome in Seattle. The Raiders are out to defend their Championship against the Seahawks who are in their division.

Oregon vs. Washington State University, 1977

by WSU Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections (MASC)

MASC has been digitizing many of the football films from WSU history, including this one, in which 1977 Washington State University defeated the University of Oregon. Dan Doornink ’78 was a running back for the Cougars in this 36 minute silent black and white film.

This video is made from 5 reels of 16mm film, 2 offensive, 2 defensive, and 1 kicking reel. The video begins with two offensive reels followed by two defensive reels starting @17:13, with kicking video @28:18. The final score of the game was WSU 56 UO 20.