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TXHSFB Legend – LaDainian Tomlinson: University High School

LaDainian Tomlinson, aka “LT” played high school football at University High School.  In his senior season, he rushed for 2,554 yards and 39 touchdowns.  He then went on to start at TCU.  In 1999 at TCU against UTEP, he ran for 406 yards.

Tomlinson was drafted fifth in the 2001 NFL Draft by the San Diego Chargers. In each of his first 7 seasons, he ran for over 1,200 yards and had over 50 receptions.  In 2003, he became the first player ever to have over 100 receptions and rush for over 1,000 yards.  He is the fastest ever player to reach 100 touchdowns, passing Jim Brown.  He was the 2006 NFL MVP, made 5 Pro Bowl teams, and 6 All-Pro teams.  He is 7th all-time in rushing yards and second in rushing touchdowns.

 

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