San Diego is known for breeding football champions and some of the city's greatest will be inducted into the San Diego Hall of Champion's Breitbard Hall of Fame in February.
These are names some sports fans may be familiar with, but one name may leaving you wondering, Paul Lowe. He was one of the very first Los Angeles Chargers in 1960. In the Chargers' first preseason game against the New York Titans, Lowe returned the opening kickoff for 105 yards for a touchdown. Lowe played nine seasons with the Los Angeles/San Diego Chargers. Lowe led the Chargers' in rushing in 1965 and still holds several team records for rushing.
In his 12-year career with the NFL La'Roi Glover, a Point Loma High School graduate, made six consecutive Pro Bowl appearances from 2000 to 2005. Glover was drafted by the Raiders in 1996, from San Diego State University. Glover finished his career with 83.5 sacks, 436 tackles and 117 assists.
Lincoln Kennedy, a three-time Pro Bowl offensive tackle graduated from Morse High School, played 11 seasons in the NFL.
John Lynch, a Torrey Pines High graduate, is one of the very small group of NFL players to have more than 1000 tackles. Drafted from Stanford in 1993 by Tampa Bay, Lynch was a member of the 2002 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Super Bowl Championship team.
The San Diego Hall of Champion's Salute to the Champions dinner will be held at the Town and Country Convention Center and Resort on February 15.