LaDainian Tomlinson's Career Highlights

All-League Teams

All-Pro: 2004 (AP)  ·  2005 (SN)  ·  2006 (AP, PFWA, SN)  ·  2007 (AP, PFWA, SN, US)

All-Pro Second Team: 2002 (AP)  ·  2005 (AP) 

All-AFC: 2006 (PW)  ·  2007 (PW)

Pro Bowls

(5)  – 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008

In the NFL Record Book (at time of his retirement following 2011 season)

  • [1st] Most Points, Season – 186 (2006)
  • [1st] Most Touchdowns, Season – 31 (2006)
  • [1st] Most Rushing Touchdowns, Season – 28 (2006)
  • [1st] Most Consecutive Games Rushing Touchdown – 18 (2004-05)
  • [Tied for 1st] Most Rushing Attempts, Game – 48 (vs. Denver, Dec. 1, 2002 OT)
  • [Tied for 1st] Most Consecutive Games Scoring Touchdown – 18 (2004-05)
  • [2nd] Most Rushing Touchdowns, Career – 145
  • [3rd] Most Touchdowns, Career – 162
  • [Tied for 3rd] Most Season Leading League in Touchdowns – 3 (2004, 2006-07)
  • [Tied for 3rd] Most Seasons 1,000 or More Yards Rushing – 8
  • [Tied for 3rd] Most Consecutive Seasons 1,000 or More Yards Rushing – 8 (2001-08)
  • [Tied for 3rd] Most Games, 200 or More Yards Rushing, Career – 4
  • [Tied for 3rd] Most Games, 200 or More Yards Rushing, Season – 2 (2002, 2003)
  • [Tied for 3rd] Most Season Leading League, Rushing Touchdowns – 3
  • [4th] Most Yards From Scrimmage, Season – 2,370 (2003)
  • [4th] Most Combined Net Yards Attempts, Career – 3,807
  • [4th] Most Combined Net Yards Attempts, Season – 451 (2002)
  • [4th] Most Combined Net Yards Attempts, Rookie Season – 398 (2001)
  • [5th] Most Rushing Attempts, Career – 3,174
  • [5th] Most Rushing Attempts, Rookie Season – 339 (2001)
  • [5th] Most Rushing Yards, Career – 13,684
  • [5th] Most Yards From Scrimmage, Career – 18,456


Pro Bowl Records

  • [Tied for 1st] Most Rushing Touchdowns, Career – 2


Team Records

Chargers records held by Tomlinson

(Records through the 2009 season, Tomlinson’s final season with San Diego)

  • [1st] Most Points, Season – 186 (2006)
  • [1st] Most Touchdowns, Career – 153
  • [1st] Most Touchdowns, Season – 31 (2006)
  • [1st] Most Consecutive Games Scoring Touchdown – 18 (2004-05)
  • [1st] Most Seasons Leading League in Rushing – 2
  • [1st] Most Rushing Yards, Career – 12,490
  • [1st] Most Rushing Yards, Season – 1,815 (2006)
  • [1st] Most Rushing Yards, Game – 243 (vs. Oakland, Dec. 28, 2003)
  • [1st] Most Seasons Leading League in Rushing Touchdowns – 3 (2004, 2006, 2007)
  • [1st] Most Rushing Touchdowns, Career – 138
  • [1st] Most Rushing Touchdowns, Season – 28 (2006)
  • [1st] Most Rushing Attempts, Career – 2,880
  • [1st] Most Rushing Attempts, Season – 372 (2002)
  • [1st] Most Receptions, Season – 100
  • [1st] Total Yards From Scrimmage, Career – 16,445
  • [1st] Total Yards From Scrimmage, Season – 2,370 (2003)
  • [1st] Games, 100 or More Yards Rushing, Career – 46
  • [1st] Games, 100 or More Yards Rushing, Season – 10 (2006)
  • [Tied for 1st] Most Touchdowns, Game – 4 (vs. Oakland, Oct. 14, 2007)
  • [Tied for 1st] Most Rushing Attempts, Game – 39 (at Oakland, Oct. 20, 2002)
  • [2nd] Most Season Leading League in Touchdowns – 1 (2006)
  • [2nd] Most Touchdowns, Season – 20 (2005)
  • [2nd] Most Consecutive Games Scoring Touchdown – 10 (2006)
  • [2nd] Most Rushing Yards, Season – 1,683 (2002)
  • [2nd] Most Rushing Yards, Game – 220 (vs. Denver, Dec. 1, 2002)
  • [2nd] Most Rushing Attempts, Season – 348 (2006)
  • [2nd] Most Points Scored, Career – 918
  • [2nd] Total Yards From Scrimmage, Season – 2,323 (2006)
  • [Tied for 2nd] Most Points, Game – 24 (vs. Oakland, Oct. 14, 2007)
  • [Tied for 2nd] Most Touchdowns, Game – 4 (vs. Oakland, Oct. 14, 2007)
  • [Tied for 2nd] Most Rushing Attempts, Game – 37 (at Oakland, Nov. 21, 2004)
  • [Tied for 2nd] Games, 100 or More Yards Rushing, Season – 7 (2002)
  • [3rd] Most Rushing Yards, Season – 1,645 (2003)
  • [3rd] Long Rush – 85t (vs. Kansas City, Dec. 17, 2006)
  • [3rd] Most Rushing Touchdowns, Season – 18 (2005)
  • [3rd] Most Receptions, Career – 530
  • [3rd] Total Yards From Scrimmage, Season – 2,172 (2002)
  • [Tied for 3rd] Most Points, Game – 18 (vs. Denver, Dec. 28, 2008)
  • [Tied for 3rd] Most Touchdowns, Game – 3 (vs. Denver, Dec. 28, 2008)
  • [Tied for 3rd] Most Rushing Yards, Game – 217 (vs. New England, Sept. 29, 2002)
  • [Tied for 3rd] Most Touchdowns, Game – 3 (vs. Denver, Dec. 28, 2008)
  • [Tied for 3rd] Most Rushing Attempts, Game – 36 (vs. Washington, Sept. 9, 2001)
  • [Tied for 3rd] Games, 100 or More Yards Rushing, Season – 6 (2003, 2004, 2008)

Postseason Records

  • [1st] Most Rushing Attempts, Game – 26 (vs. N.Y. Jets, Jan. 8, 2005)
  • [1st] Most Rushing Touchdowns, Career – 4
  • [Tied for 1st] Most Touchdowns, Career – 4
  • [Tied for 1st] Most Rushing Touchdowns, Game – 2 (vs. New England, Jan. 14, 2007)
  • [2nd] Most Rushing Attempts, Career – 96
  • [3rd] Most Rushing Yards, Career – 327


Awards and Honors

  • 2001 AFC Offensive Rookie of the Month (September)
  • 2001 Chargers Offensive Player of the Year
  • 2002 AFC Offensive Player of the Week (Weeks 4, 13)
  • 2002 Chargers Most Valuable Player
  • 2002 Chargers Offensive Player of the Year
  • 2003 AFC Offensive Player of the Week (Week 7)
  • 2003 Chargers Most Valuable Player
  • 2003 Chargers Most Inspirational Player
  • 2003 Chargers Offensive Player of the Year
  • 2005 AFC Offensive Player of the Week (Weeks 3, 6, 12)
  • 2005 Chargers Most Valuable Player
  • 2005 Chargers Offensive Player of the Year
  • 2006 NFL Most Valuable Player (AP)
  • 2006 AFC Offensive Player of the Week (Weeks 9, 11, 14, 15)
  • 2006 AFC Offensive Player of the Month (November)
  • 2006 Chargers Most Valuable Player
  • 2006 Offensive Player of the Year (AP)
  • 2006 Walter Payton Man of the Year
  • 2007 Chargers Most Valuable Player
  • 2007 Chargers Offensive Player of the Year
 


League/Team Statistical Titles

NFL Statistical Championships

    Rushing Leader: 2006, 2007

    Touchdown Leader: 2006

    Scoring Leader: 2006

AFC Statistical Championships

    Rushing Leader: 2006, 2007

    Receiving Leader: 2003

    Touchdown Leader: 2004, 2006

    Scoring Leader: 2006

Team Statistical Championships

    Rushing Leader: 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010NYJ

    Receiving Leader: 2002, 2003

    Touchdown Leader: 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009

    Scoring Leader: 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006

            NYJ New York Jets

 

Year-by-Year Team Records

2001     San Diego Chargers........... 5-11-0   (5th)

2002     San Diego Chargers............. 8-8-0   (3rd)

2003     San Diego Chargers........... 4-12-0   (4th)

2004     San Diego Chargers.......... 12-4-0   (1st)

2005     San Diego Chargers............. 9-7-0   (3rd)

2006     San Diego Chargers.......... 14-2-0   (1st)

2007     San Diego Chargers.......... 11-5-0   (1st)

2008     San Diego Chargers............ 8-8-0   (1st)


2009     San Diego Chargers.......... 13-3-0   (1st)

2010     N.Y. Jets......................... 11-5-0   (2nd)


2011     N.Y. Jets........................... 8-8-0   (2nd)

(Division Finish in Parentheses)

Qualified for Postseason in Bold

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