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LaDainian Tomlinson


Hall of Popularity running back again who starred for the NORTH PARK Chargers from 2001 to 2009, being successful two rushing game titles while getting selected to five Pro Bowls. In 2006, he established the single period NFL record with 31 mixed rushing and getting touchdowns. He performed college soccer at Tx Christian School, where he established a single video game record in 1999 with 406 hurrying back yards. The record stood until 2014, when is normally was damaged by Melvin Gordon and Samaje Perine. He became the next participant in NFL background, after Lenny Moore, to rating a touchdown in 18 consecutive NFL video games. He wedded LaTorsha Oakley on March 21, 2003. The few has a kid called Daylen. He and Drew Brees had been both drafted with the Chargers in 2001 and helped convert the attempting franchise around.

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Full Name LaDainian Tomlinson
Date Of Birth June 23, 1979
Place Of Birth Rosebud, TX
Height 1.78 m
Weight 98 kg
Profession Football Player
Education Texas Christian University, University High School
Nationality American
Spouse LaTorsha Oakley
Children Daylen Tomlinson, Dayah Lynn Tomlinson
Parents Loreane Chappelle, Oliver Tomlinson
Siblings LaVar Tomlinson, Londria Tomlinson
Awards All-Pro, Associated Press NFL Offensive Player of the Year Award, College Football Hall of Fame, Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award, College Football All-America Team, Best NFL Player ESPY Award, Athletes in Action/Bart Starr Award, Best Male Athlete ESPY Award, AP Most Valuable Player, Best Record-Breaking Performance ESPY Award, NFL Honors - FedEx Ground Player of the Year, Hummer Like Nothing Else Award
Nominations Heisman Trophy, Best College Football Player ESPY Award
Movies NFL: In Just One Play, Friday Night Phenoms: Vol. 1
TV Shows Guys Choice, NFL Total Access, NFL GameDay Prime
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1Released by the San Diego Chargers. [February 2010]
2Signed a two-year deal with the New York Jets. [March 2010]
3Met wife LaTorsha at Texas Christian University (TCU), where they were both students.
4Father, Oliver Tomlinson, was killed in a road accident resulting from a blown tire in Waco, Texas (February 23, 2007).
5Every home San Diego Chargers games, he donates tickets to 21 under-privileged kids from his "The 21 Club" attend the game. After the game, he takes the kids out for dinner and a night on the town. At the end of the night, each kid leaves with a goodie bag full of games and school supplies.
6Oversees the Tomlinson Touching Lives Foundation benefiting under-privileged youths in San Diego and his hometown state of Texas.
7At the age of 27, many media outlets, including Time Magazine, already began labeling him as possibly the best running back ever.
8Frequent attendee of Los Angeles Lakers basketball games.
9Off-the-field hobbies include basketball, golf, and classic cars. He owns a restored 1964, cherry-red Chevy Impala.
10He was picked 5th overall in the 2001 draft by the San Diego Chargers.
11Played college football for TCU (Texas Christian University).
12Along with rookie standout Philip Rivers, he led the Chargers to a first-round bye and a 14-2 regular season record in 2007.
13Other records he has include most games with over 100 yards in a single season. In the 2006-2007 season, he had over 100 yards in 12 out of 16 regular season games. He also has a record for 14 consecutive games with a touchdown.
14In the 2006-2007 season, he broke numerous records, most impressively the record for most touchdowns by a single player in a season with 31. The record was previously held by greats Priest Holmes and Marshall Faulk, but most recently had been set by Shaun Alexander the year before, with 28. Not only the record, but he broke the record in the 14th out of 16 games in the regular season.
15Was named the NFL's MVP in the 2006-2007 season.
16Considered by many to be one of the classiest and nicest players in the NFL.
17Some of his prized possessions are his three dogs, and football helmets signed by his heroes Jim Brown, Walter Payton and Barry Sanders.
18Proceeds from his annual golf tournaments go towards the "LT School is Cool" scholarship fund.
19Tomlinson is the first person to catch 100 passes and rush for 1000 yards in the same season, which he did in 2003.
20His first career pass completion was a touchdown to quarterback Drew Brees, on a trick play against the Oakland Raiders on 28 September 2003.
21He wears uniform number 21 for the Chargers because it is between the uniform numbers of two running backs he idolized while growing up: Barry Sanders (20) and Emmitt Smith (22).



God Bless the Broken Road2017Pastor Williams



The Rich Eisen Show2016-2017TV SeriesHimself
A Football Life2011-2016TV SeriesHimself
Mike & Mike2011-2016TV SeriesHimself - Analyst, NFL Network / Himself - Telephone Interviewee
NFL Honors Preview2016TV MovieHimself
Game Changers2015TV SeriesHimself
NFL Total Access2014TV Series
Rachael Ray2013TV SeriesHimself
ESPN Fantasy Football2011ShortHimself
NFL Monday Night Football2003-2010TV SeriesHimself - San Diego Chargers Running Back / Himself - New York Jets Running Back
NFL on FOX2002-2010TV SeriesHimself - New York Jets Running Back / Himself - San Diego Chargers Running Back
E! True Hollywood Story2009TV Series documentaryHimself
Pardon the Interruption2009TV SeriesHimself
Rome Is Burning2007-2009TV SeriesHimself
Live with Kelly and Michael2008TV SeriesHimself
Who Made You?2008TV Series documentaryHimself
2007 AFC Championship Game2008TV SpecialHimself - San Diego Chargers Running Back
Friday Night Heroes: Vol. 12008Video documentaryHimself
60 Minutes2007TV Series documentaryHimself - Running Back, San Diego Chargers (segment "LT MVP")
NBC Sunday Night Football2006-2007TV SeriesHimself - San Diego Chargers Running Back / Himself - Chargers Running Back
Guys Choice2007TV MovieHimself - Most Unstoppable Jock Award Winner
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2006TV SeriesHimself
17th Annual American Century Championship2006TV Mini-SeriesHimself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2005TV SeriesHimself
ESPN's Sunday Night Football2005TV SeriesHimself - San Diego Chargers Running Back
CMI: The Chris Myers Interview2005TV SeriesHimself
Quite Frankly with Stephen A. Smith2005TV SeriesHimself
Elements of a Champion2004TV Series documentaryHimself
The NFL on CBS2001TV SeriesHimself - San Diego Chargers Running Back
2001 NFL Draft2001TV SeriesHimself - 5th Overall Pick
2000 Mobile Alabama Bowl2000TV MovieHimself - TCU Horned Frogs Running Back
NFL Films Presents1967TV Series documentaryHimself

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Rome Is Burning2007-2010TV SeriesHimself

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