Dick Lane

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Birthday
16, 1927
Birthplace
Austin, TX
Death Date
Jan 29, 2002 (74)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
16, 1927
Birthplace
Austin, TX
Death Date
Jan 29, 2002 (74)

About

One of the best NFL cornerbacks of the 1950s and 60s, nicknamed the Night Train. He spent his career with the Los Angeles Rams, Chicago Cardinals and Detroit Lions and was selected to 7 Pro Bowls.

Before Fame

He set an NFL record for the most single-season interceptions during his rookie season in 1952.

Trivia

His prestigious career earned him a place in the Pro Football Hall of Fame and the NFL 75th Anniversary All-Time Team.

Family Life

He was married three times, one marriage being to singer Dinah Washington with whom he had three sons: Richard, Richard, and Larry.

Associated With

He and Rod Woodson were one of four cornerbacks selected to the NFL 75th Anniversary All-Time Team.