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Ronnie Lott Career NFL Stats 1981-1994
G
SOLOTKL
AST TKL
COMB TKL
SACKS
INT
INT TD
FF
FR
FRTD
192
73
33
1,146
8.5
63
5
16
17
0

 

 

 

Ronnie Lott Childhood

Ronald Mandel Lott was born on May 8, 1959 in Albuquerque, NM. He is the son of Mary and Roy Lott. Ronnie’s father was in the military so the Lott family moved around the States when he was young. When Lott was eleven his family settled in CA and he started to play football. He started out at quarterback but by the time he reached high school, tackling became his favorite part of playing football.

 

 

 

 

 

Ronnie Lott High School Stats and Awards

Lott attended Eisenhower High School. He starred in baseball, basketball and football. However, Lott was one of the best football players in the nation. During his senior year his play earned him high school All-American honors. Lott accepted a scholarship offer to play at USC.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ronnie Lott College Stats and Notes

Lott played for USC from 1978-80. He totaled 14 INTs during his college career. The Trojans made a bowl appearance In each of his seasons and took home the national title in 1978. Lott was a unanimous All-American selection in 1980.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Awards and Achievements
MVP
All-Pro

1st Team: 1981, 1983, 1986, 1987 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991

Pro Bowl Selections
1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1986, 1987 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991
Defensive Player of the Year Award
Achievements

Super Bowl Champion

XVI, XIX, XXIII, XIV

Member of 1980s All-Decade Team

Member of 1990s All-Decade Team

Member of NFL 75th Anniversary All-Time Team
Member of NFL 100th Anniversary All-Time Team

 

Ronnie Lott NFL Career Stats and Notes

Lott was selected 8th overall in the 1981 NFL Draft by the San Francisco 49ers. He became one of the best safeties in the league starting from his rookie season. With the 49ers defense getting a force in the secondary, they complemented the offense led by Hall of Famer Joe Montana. The 49ers would rule the 1980s winning four Super Bowls during the decade. Lott spent the first ten seasons of his career in San Fran. Prior to the 1991 season, Lott went down I-5 and signed with the Los Angeles Raiders. He spent two seasons in Los Angeles. In 1993, Lott flew to the east coast and signed with the New York Jets. He played for the Jets for two years. Those were the last years of his legendary career in the NFL as he retired in 1995. Lott was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2000.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ronnie Lott Hard Hitting Safety and Interception Machine

One of the game’s legendary hitters, Lott was feared by any offensive player who made it into the secondary. But not only was he able to smash players with reckless abandon, he was a gifted at making quarterback’s lives miserable with his catching ability. He was one of the few safeties to have 60 plus INTs during their career (63). He led the league twice in INTs, including 10 in 1986.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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