Dan Hampton, Class of 2002
Dan Hampton lettered as a defensive lineman in all four seasons he played with the Arkansas Razorbacks.
Dan Hampton was a first-round draft pick of the Chicago Bears in 1979.
Hampton was an impact player even as a rookie. In his first season he was credited with 70 tackles, 48 of which were solo efforts, as well as two fumble recoveries, three passes defensed, and two sacks.
In 1980, he led the team in sacks with 11.5 and his 73 tackles were the most by a Bears lineman. His play earned him the first of his four Pro Bowl invitations.
Six times he earned first- or second-team All-Pro honors as either a defensive tackle or defensive end.
Hampton retired following the 1990 season, becoming just the second Bear to play in three different decades.
Dan Hampton earned election to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2002.
Dan Hampton's Hall of Fame bust.
Dan Hampton was the No. 1 pick, fourth player overall, of the Chicago Bears in the 1979 NFL Draft.