James Lofton Speaker Profile
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James Lofton Biography
James Lofton was born July 5, 1956 at Fort Ord, Monterey County, California and is a former football player and coach. He is a former American football coach for the San Diego Chargers but is best known for his years in the National Football League as a wide receiver for the ++Green Bay Packers++ (1978-1986), Los Angeles Raiders (1987-1988), the Buffalo Bills (1989-1992), Los Angeles Rams (1993) and Philadelphia Eagles (1993). He was also the NCAA champion in the long jump in 1978 while attending Stanford University. He is a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Lofton is the first NFL player to record 14,000 yards receiving and the first to score a touchdown in the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s. During his nine seasons in Green Bay, Lofton played in seven Pro Bowls and left as the team's all time leading receiver with 9,656 yards (since broken by Donald Driver). In 1991, Lofton became the oldest player to record 1,000 receiving yards in a season (since broken by Jerry Rice). On October 21, of that same year, Lofton became the oldest player to record 200 yards receiving as well as 200 yards from scrimmage in a game (35 years, 108 days). He is also the 2nd oldest player to have 200+ all purpose yards in a game behind Mel Gray, (35 years, 204 days)
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Posted on 23 January 2013 | 10:50 pm
Hall of Fame receiver James Lofton will be one of the athletes featured at the upcoming Raiderfest 2013 that will be held at the Frank and Son Collectible Show in City of Industry, California. The eight-time Pro Bowler spent nine seasons with the Green Bay Packers, four with the Buffalo Bills, three with the (then) L.A. Raiders and was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2003. [Read More]
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