Dave Krieg is a former professional quarterback. He attended Milton College in his home state of Wisconsin.Given the opportunity to play in the fourth game of his freshman season (1976), he completed four passes—three of them for touchdowns—and continued to play well enough to start for the rest of his college career.
Krieg made the Seattle Seahawks as an undrafted free agent. In his 19-year NFL career, Krieg played for the Seahawks (1980–1991), Kansas City Chiefs (1992–1993), Detroit Lions (1994), Arizona Cardinals (1995), Chicago Bears (1996), and Tennessee Oilers (1997–1998). Krieg played in 213 games, completed 58.5 percent of his passes (3,105 of 5,311) for 38,147 passing yards, 261 touchdowns, 199 interceptions and an 81.5 rating. He also had 417 rushing attempts for 1,261 yards and 13 touchdowns and 3 pass receptions for 10 yards. His regular season career win-loss record is 98-77. Dave Krieg played in 12 postseason games (9 as a starter), and completed 51.1 percent of his passes (144 for 282) for 1,895 passing yards, 11 touchdowns, 10 interceptions and a 70.86 rating. He also had 17 rushing attempts for 20 yards and 1 touchdown. Krieg and Dave Kraayeveld (who also played for the Seahawks) are the only NFL players to have attended Milton College.
Krieg is now a motivational speaker and real estate investor. He was inducted into the Seattle Seahawks Ring of Honor in 2004. Krieg also became part owner of the af2's Green Bay Blizzard in 2007 along with former Green Bay Packer linebacker Brian Noble.