LaDainian Tomlinson Through the Years

Images of the NFL super star on and off the field.

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Fan favorite LaDainian Tomlinson will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame this week.
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Fan favorite LaDainian Tomlinson will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame this week.
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Tomlinson played nine of his 11 years in the NFL with the San Diego Chargers.
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Tomlinson currently works as a special assistant with the team which has recently relocated to Los Angeles.
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Chargers fans will always consider "L.T." to be a San Diego Charger.
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Here's a look at images of Tomlinson on and off the field throughout his NFL career.
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Tomlinson always spent time after appearances to sign autographs and meet with fans.
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LaDainian Tomlinson #21 of the San Diego Chargers prepares to take the field prior to the game against the Indianapolis Colts in the AFC Wild Card Game on January 3, 2009 at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California.
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LaDainian Tomlinson with son Daylen, wife LaTorsha and daughter Dalah attend and announcement Tomlinson's retirement from professional football, after signing a one-day contract with the San Diego Chargers and being immediately released by the club, at Qualcomm Stadium on June 18, 2012 in San Diego.
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LT holds up a San Diego Chargers jersey with team president Dean Spanos on Monday, June 18, 2012.
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Tomlinson celebrates a play against the NY Jets in Jan 2010 with QB Philip Rivers.
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Former NFL running back LaDainian Tomlinson welcomes runners to the start of LT's Game-Changing 5k Run at Texas Motor Speedway on December 12, 2014.
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Former NFL player LaDanian Tomlinson attends the DirecTV Beach Bowl at Pier 40 on February 1, 2014 in New York City.
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LaDainian Tomlinson at JCPenney Holiday Event with the Boys & Girls Club on December 2, 2014 in Dallas, Texas.
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LaDainian Tomlinson at JCPenney Holiday Event with the Boys & Girls Club on December 2, 2014 in Dallas, Texas.
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SCOTTSDALE, AZ - JANUARY 30: NFL player LaDainian Tomlinson (L) and LaTorsha Oakley attend ESPN the Party at WestWorld of Scottsdale on January 30, 2015 in Scottsdale, Arizona. (Photo by John Parra/Getty Images for ESPN)
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SAN DIEGO, CA - JUNE 18: LaDainian Tomlinson announces his retirement from professional football, after signing a one-day contract with the San Diego Chargers and being immediately released by the club, at Qualcomm Stadium on June 18, 2012 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Kent C. Horner/Getty Images)
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In an exclusive interview, Tomlinson says he's prepared to retire without a "Super Bowl moment."
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SAN DIEGO, CA MAY 11: NFL running back LaDanian Tomlinson pays tribute Junior Seau during a public memorial at Qualcomm Stadium May 11, 2012 in San Diego, California. Seau, who played for various NFL teams including the San Diego Chargers, Miami Dolphins and New England Patriots, was found dead in his home on May 2, an apparent suicide. (Photo by Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images)
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Spanos signs the symbolic contract moments before Tomlinson announced his retirement.
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Tomlinson with QB Eli Manning and music mogul Sean Combs in NY April 2010.
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LT shows his playful side at USA Network's Necessary Roughness: Theraplay in Times Square on June 29, 2011.
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LaDainian Tomlinson wearing a NY Jets jersey talks with Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan after a game on Dec. 4, 2011.
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Tomlinson attends the playing of Halo: Reach on XBOX 360 at the NY Jets Practice Facility.
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Images of the Chargers super star on and off the field.
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LaDainian Tomlinson channeled some of his old magic as he scored twice for the Chargers.
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Mark Sanchez #6 and LaDainian Tomlinson #21 of the Jets go head-to-head in celebration.
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LaDainian Tomlinson with NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue after Tomlinson was selected fifth in the NFL Draft - April 2001.
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LaDainian Tomlinson could still be the face of North County hospital whether or not he stays a Charger.
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A tearful Tomlinson bids goodbye to San Diego in February 2010.
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Tomlinson says if he plays again, it won't be for the Raiders
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LaDainian Tomlinson has a new 3-year deal to stay with the Chargers.
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After having fun with his friends on the golf course Friday, LaDainian Tomlinson spent part of his weekend of charity events with 350 children who took part in a free football camp. The proceeds raised from the tournament will benefit the "L.T. School is Cool Scholarship Fund", "Tomlinson's Touching Lives Foundation" and "Give Back to Impact Foundation. (Photo courtesy of Brian Bostrom )
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After having fun with his friends on the golf course Friday, LaDainian Tomlinson spent part of his weekend of charity events with 350 children who took part in a free football camp. The proceeds raised from the tournament will benefit the "L.T. School is Cool Scholarship Fund", "Tomlinson's Touching Lives Foundation" and "Give Back to Impact Foundation. (Photo courtesy of Brian Bostrom )
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LaDainian Tomlinson hosted his annual golf classic with all the proceeds going to his Touching Lives Foundation. (Photo courtesy of Brian Bostrom )
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After having fun with his friends on the golf course Friday, LaDainian Tomlinson spent part of his weekend of charity events with 350 children who took part in a free football camp. The proceeds raised from the tournament will benefit the "L.T. School is Cool Scholarship Fund", "Tomlinson's Touching Lives Foundation" and "Give Back to Impact Foundation. (Photo courtesy of Brian Bostrom )
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MIAMI - OCTOBER 05: LaDainian Tomlinson #21 of the San Diego Chargers sits on the bench with his offensive line while facing the Miami Dolphins at Dolphin Stadium on October 5, 2008 in Miami, Florida. The Dolphins defeated the Chargers 17-10. (Photo by Doug Benc/Getty Images)
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After having fun with his friends on the golf course Friday, LaDainian Tomlinson spent part of his weekend of charity events with 350 children who took part in a free football camp. The proceeds raised from the tournament will benefit the "L.T. School is Cool Scholarship Fund", "Tomlinson's Touching Lives Foundation" and "Give Back to Impact Foundation. (Photo courtesy of Brian Bostrom )
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LaDainian Tomlinson and wife LaTorsha arrive to the funeral for Junior Seau on Friday, May 11.
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Tomlinson spoke at the memorial service held for former San Diego Chargers linebacker Junior Seau.
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LaDanian Tomlinson pays tribute to former NFL star Junior Seau during a public memorial at Qualcomm Stadium May 11, 2012
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In 2007, LaDainian Tomlinson led the Chargers on the field when they met Detroit in San Diego.
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