LaDainian Tomlinson

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Quotes (7)

  • LaDainian Tomlinson: I always think I can get better. I'm never satisfied. That's why I keep working.

  • Doug Flutie: He's got great athleticism, catches the ball extremely well, is bright and picks things up quickly.

  • (Chargers head coach) Marty Schottenheimer: LaDainian is certainly one of the best I've ever been around, both as a player and how he carries himself off the field.

  • LaDainian Tomlinson: I am just a player trying to do what I'm told.

  • LaDainian Tomlinson: Most of the time people have accepted me being LT, but you still get older guys who say, "LT is Lawrence Taylor." They want to call me something else, like "BLT."

  • (Chargers President) Dean Spanos: LaDainian represents everything you want from a player. He is our role model. Every young player should aspire to be like LT, the way he carries himself on and off the field.

  • Doug Flutie: He's pretty darned good. He's fun to watch.

Trivia (35)

  • Prior to the 2008 season, Ladanian did a Nike commercial with Troy Polamalu.

  • L.T. was named to the Associated Press 2007 NFL all-pro team on January 9, 2008. He was a unanimous selection of the voters.

  • Tomlinson has been married to LaTorsha Oakley since March 21, 2003.

  • Tomlinson is nicknamed "L.T." and "The President".

  • Tomlinson was born in Marlin, Texas but he went to high school in Waco, Texas at University High School.

  • As a senior in high school, Tomlinson was named to the second team All-State.

  • As a child Tomlinson's favorite football players were Walter Payton, Jim Brown, and Emmitt Smith.

  • As a child, Tomlinson was a huge Miami Hurricane and Dallas Cowboy fan.

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