From UW to the secret service, Dave Hoffmann attacks every challenge — and he doesn't do it alone

Dave Hoffmann, seen in Seattle’s Lower Queen Anne neighborhood Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020, is a former University of Washington linebacker who won a championship with the Huskies and was an All-American. After football, Hoffmann became a secret service agent. (Ken Lambert / The Seattle Times)
Former UW linebacker Dave Hoffmann, seen in Seattle's Lower Queen Anne earlier this month, won a championship with the Huskies and became a secret service agent after football. (Ken Lambert / The Seattle Times)

The qualities that made Dave Hoffmann an All-American linebacker at Washington have since helped him excel as a special agent in the United States Secret Service. Now, he's ready to face an uncertain future — and he won’t do so alone.

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