LaDainian Tomlinson is a former American football player who specialized as a running back in the NFL (National Football League).
Wiki, Bio, Family, Siblings, Childhood & Education
Oliver Tomlinson and Loreane Chappelle’s son, LaDainian Tramayne Tomlinson. He was born on June 23, 1979, in Rosebud, Texas.
LaDainian Tomlinson participated in baseball, football, basketball, track, and basketball while attending University High School. He has joined Pop Warner Little Scholars’ football team. Tomlinson later attended Texas Christian University on a sports scholarship and spent four years as a member of the TCU Horned Frogs.
LaTorsha Oakley and LaDainian Tomlinson were wed in 2003. His father passed away in a car accident in 2007.
Tomlinson received numerous honors during his time in college. In that place, he worked from 1997 until 2000. He ran for 5,387 yards and 22 touchdowns in 45 games overall.
LaDainian Tomlinson’s Age, Height, Weight, and Body Dimensions
LaDainian Tomlinson, who was born on June 23, 1979, will be 43 years old on this day, July 15, 2022. He weighs 98 kg and stands 1.78 m tall.
LaDainian Tomlinson’s Profession & Career
LaDainian Tomlinson was chosen by the San Diego Chargers in the 2001 NFL Draft after graduating from college. He served as the Chargers’ first-string running back. He gained more than 1,200 yards on the ground and grabbed more than 50 receptions in the first seven seasons.
Tomlinson logged 1,236 yards on the ground in his first season. He scored 14 touchdowns in four games in 2006. Having scored three goals in three straight games, he is the first to do so. He once more agreed to a three-year contract with the Chargers in 2009.
After eventually leaving the Chargers, Tomlinson ran for 12,490 yards. He was eighth in the NFL’s all-time running leaders at the time. A total of 137 games later, he is the player with the fastest 150th career touchdown.
Tomlinson signed a two-year deal with the New York Jets as a free agent after leaving the San Diego Chargers. In 2010, he joined the Jets. He reached a career milestone later that year when he amassed 13,000 rushing yards and 4,000 receiving yards.
Tomlinson gained 18,000 yards against the New England Patriots in 2011. He overtook Miami Dolphins Jerome Bettis in 2012. He formally committed to the San Diego Chargers in June 2012. Later, he made the announcement that he was leaving the NFL.
Recognition & Achievements
LaDainian Tomlinson has played in the Pro Bowl five times. He received the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year award in 2006. Both the Pro Football Hall of Fame and the College Football Hall of Fame have inducted him. Additionally, he has won the Jim Brown Trophy and the Doak Walker Award. He received both the ESPY Award for Best Male Athlete and the Bart Starr Man of the Year Award in 2007. He is the Dennis Byrd Most Inspirational Player Award winner for 2010.
LaDainian Tomlinson’s Salary and Net Worth
His projected net worth as of July 2022 is greater than $40 million. Playing numerous profitable games with the New York Jets and the San Diego Chargers has brought about this fortune. His deal with the New York Jets was for 5.2 million dollars. He has set multiple franchise records in addition to several NFL records. In addition, LaDainian Tomlinson has made numerous appearances in Vizio, Nike, and Campbell Soup ads. He has worked as the NFL Network’s Sunday morning show’s analyst.
|Celebrated Name||LaDainian Tomlinson|
|Real Name||LaDainian Tramayne Tomlinson|
|Age||43 years old|
|Birth Date||23 June 1979|
|Birth Place||Rosebud, Texas, United States|
|Children||Yes (Daylen Tomlinson, Dayah Lynn Tomlinson)|
|Profession||former professional American football player|
|Net Worth||$40 million|