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LaDainian Tomlinson

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Birthday
23, 1979
Birthplace
Rosebud, TX
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
23, 1979 (age 39)
Birthplace
Rosebud, TX

About

Hall of Fame running back who starred for the San Diego Chargers from 2001 to 2009, winning two rushing titles while being selected to five Pro Bowls. In 2006, he set the single season NFL record with 31 combined rushing and receiving touchdowns.

Before Fame

He played college football at Texas Christian University, where he set a single game record in 1999 with 406 rushing yards. The record stood until 2014, when is was broken by Melvin Gordon and Samaje Perine.

Trivia

He became the second player in NFL history, after Lenny Moore, to score a touchdown in 18 consecutive NFL games.

Family Life

He married LaTorsha Oakley on March 21, 2003. The couple has a son named Daylen.

Associated With

He and Drew Brees were both drafted by the Chargers in 2001 and helped turn the struggling franchise around.