Fred Dean's Career Highlights

 

All-Pro: 1980 (AP, PW), 1981 (AP, PFWA, SN, PW)

All-Pro Second Team: 1981 (NEA)

All-AFC: 1979 (UPI, SN, PW), 1980 (PW)

All-NFC: 1981 (UPI, PW), 1983 (PW)

All-AFC Second Team: 1980 (UPI)

All-NFC Second Team: 1983 (UPI)

(4) - 1980, 1981, 1982, 1984

At time of his retirement following 1985 season

[1st] Most Sacks, Game - 6 (vs. New Orleans, Nov. 13, 1983)

49ers' records held by Dean
Records through the 1985 season, Dean's final season with San Francisco

[Tied for 1st*] Most Sacks, Game - 6 (vs. New Orleans, Nov. 13, 1983)

*The record this mark is tied for occurred in 1976. Sacks did not become and official stat until 1982.

NFC Statistical Championships
Sack Titles: 1983 SF

Team Statistical Championships
Sack Titles: 1981 SF, 1982 SF, 1983 SF

SF - San Francisco 49ers

1981 NFC Defensive Player of the Year (UPI)

Year Team
W
L
T
Division Finish
1975 San Diego Chargers
2
12
0
(4th)
1976 San Diego Chargers
9
8
0
(3rd)
1977 San Diego Chargers
7
7
0
(3rd)
1978 San Diego Chargers
9
7
0
(4th)
1979 San Diego Chargers
12
4
0
(1st)
1980 San Diego Chargers
11
5
0
(1st)
1981 San Francisco 49ers
13
3
0
(1st#)
1982 San Francisco 49ers
3
6
0
(11th*)
1983 San Francisco 49ers
10
6
0
(1st)
1984 San Francisco 49ers
15
1
0
(1st)
1985 San Francisco 49ers
10
6
0
(2nd)
* NFC regular season finish in strike-shortened season.
# Also played in three games with Chargers before trade to 49ers. San Diego had a 10-6-0 record and won the division.

 

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