David Klingler (born February 17, 1969) is an American former professional football player who was a quarterback for six years in the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the Houston Cougars, earning third-team All-American honors in 1990. Klingler was selected in the first round of the 1992 NFL Draft by the Cincinnati Bengals, but his career was cut short by an elbow injury.