|Date of birth:||August 30, 1951|
|Place of birth:||Wheeler, Texas|
|College:||Texas Tech University|
|NFL Draft:||1973 / Round: 15 / Pick: 370|
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Donald Earl Rives (born August 30, 1951 in Wheeler, Texas) is a former professional American football player who played linebacker for five seasons for the Chicago Bears. Rives attended Texas Tech University and played under coach Jim Carlen, graduating in 1974. He was inducted into the Red Raider Athletic Hall of Honor in 2006. He was named second team All American in 1972.