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LaDainian Tomlinson

LaDainian Tomlinson
Tomlinson celebrating after scoring a touchdown.
NameLaDainian Tomlinson
CaptionTomlinson celebrating after scoring a touchdown.
CurrentteamNew York Jets
CurrentpositionplainRunning back
Birth DateJune 23, 1979(age 37)
Birth PlaceRosebud, Texas
HighschoolUniversity (Waco, Texas)
CollegeTexas Christian
DebutteamSan Diego Chargers
Pastteams * San Diego Chargers (2001 2009) * New York Jets (2010 present)
Highlights * Rated #61 NFL Player of all-time by as of 2009 season * College awards and honors * 5× Pro Bowl selection (2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007) * 4× First-team All-Pro selection (2004, 2005, 2006, 2007) * 2× Second-team All-Pro (2002, 2003) * AP NFL MVP (2006) * PFWA NFL MVP (2006) * Co-Walter Payton M.O.Y (2006) * Best NFL Player ESPY Award (2007) * Best Record-Breaking Performance ESPY Award (2007) * Best Male Athlete ESPY Award (2007) * Bart Starr Man of the Year Award (2007) * Dennis Byrd Most Inspiration Player Award (2010) * NFL 2000s All-Decade Team * List of NFL records * 10,000 Rushing Yards Club * Sixth-leading rusher of All-Time * San Diego Chargers 50th Anniversary Team
Statlabel1Rushing yards
Statlabel2Rushing average
Statlabel3Rushing TDs

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LaDainian Tramayne Tomlinson (born June 23, 1979) is an American football running back for the New York Jets of the National Football League. He was drafted by the San Diego Chargers fifth overall in the 2001 NFL Draft. He played college football at Texas Christian.

Tomlinson, often referred to by his initials, L. T., has been selected to five Pro Bowls and has been an All-Pro six times. Tomlinson won two rushing titles, in 2006 and 2007. During the 2006 NFL season, he set several records and received numerous honors and awards including the NFL’s Most Valuable Player Award and Associated Press’ Offensive Player of the Year Award.

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