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Dan Hampton Speaker Profile

Hall Of Fame Defensive Lineman for the Chicago Bears

  • Dan Hampton Speaker
Hall of Famer Athletes, Football Celebrities
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Corporate Appearances, Speaking Engagements, Autograph Signings, Endorsements, Meet & Greets and Keynote Speeches
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$5,000-$10,000
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Dan Hampton Biography

Dan Hampton was born September 19, 1957 and is a retired Hall of Fame American football defensive tackle who played twelve seasons for the Chicago Bears from 1979 to 1990 in the National Football League. He was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2002. Previously hosted pre- and post-game shows for the Bears on WGN Radio in Chicago. He is currently hosting the midday show from 10am-Noon on WSCR 670 The Score in Chicago with co-host Laurence Holmes. Visit Dan Hampton's official website at www.DanHampton.net

Hampton was drafted by the Bears in the first round of the 1979 draft and on June 27, 1979, he signed a four-year $470,000 contract with the club that included a $160,000 signing bonus. In 1979 he was voted All-Rookie by the Pro Football Writers Association. The following year he was a Second-team All-Pro selection and was voted to his first Pro Bowl after recording 11-1/2 sacks which lead the Bears.


He was selected to four Pro Bowls and was a key defensive member of the Bears' Super Bowl XX win against the New England Patriots in 1985. Hampton was a versatile defensive lineman, making All-Pro at both defensive end and defensive tackle. In all, Hampton was 1st or 2nd team All-Pro in 1980, 1982, 1984, 1985, 1986, and 1988. His versatility likely cost him several post-season honors, for example, in 1986 he was an alternate for the Pro Bowl at both defensive end and defensive tackle. His playing both positions likely split the votes of his NFC peers. Hampton was also a 1st alternate for the Pro Bowl in 1988 and graded out as the top defender on the Bears that season, even though Mike Singletary was the NFL Defensive Player of the Year.


During the middle of the Bears 1985 Super Bowl run, Hampton signed a 4-year contract extension. On November 8, 1985, he signed a four-year deal worth $2.7 million. Hampton became the fifth highest-paid defensive lineman in the NFL when the contract began in 1986 with an estimated salary of $625,000. Hampton was making $325,000 during the 1985 season. Also in the middle of 1985 Hampton moved from right defensive tackle to left defensive end, allowing William Perry to move into the starting lineup.


During Hampton's tenure in Chicago (1979-90), the Bears defense ranked #1 in the NFL in allowing the fewest rushing yards, the fewest rushing touchdowns, the fewest total yards, the fewest points and inflicted the most sacks.



 


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Hall of Fame Chicago Bears Great Dan Hampton to Sign Autographs in Indianapolis

Posted on 16 November 2012 | 4:58 pm

Dan Hampton AppearanceChicago Bears legendary defensive end Dan Hampton will make an Appearance at the Collector's Den inside Castleton Square Mall in Indianapolis on Saturday, November 17, 2012 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. The Hall of Famer spent all 12 seasons of his NFL career as a member of the Bears and helped take them to victory in Super Bowl Champion XX. Hampton will meet with fans as well as sign...[Read More]

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