Dick Lane

Cornerback

“Night Train”

Dick Lane

14 seasons
68 career interceptions
1,207 return yards
6 All-NFL selections
7 Pro Bowls

14

seasons

68

career interceptions

1,207

return yards

6

All-NFL selections

7

Pro Bowls
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"My object is to stop the guy before he gains another inch. I’m usually dealing with ends who are trying to catch passes, and if I hit them in the legs they may fall forward for a first down. There is nothing I hate worse than a first down."

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(Scottsbluff - NE Jr. College)...6'1'', 194...Richard Lane. . .Joined Rams as free agent after four years in Army. . .Set NFL interception record (14) as rookie, 1952. . . All-NFL six years. . .Named to seven Pro Bowls. . .Selected all-time NFL cornerback, 1969. . . Career interception record: 68 for 1,207 yards, five TDs. . .Gambler on field who made spectacular plays. . .Deadly open-field tackler. . .Very fast, agile, aggressive. . .Born April 16, 1928, in Austin, Texas. . . Died January 29, 2002, at age of 73.