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LaDainian Tomlinson

Special Assistant


NFL Hall of Fame running back and former NFL Most Valuable Player, LaDainian Tomlinson, is Special Assistant to Dean Spanos. Tomlinson, who holds 28 team records, as well as the NFL single-season record for rushing touchdowns, supports the organization and expands its community outreach as the franchise continues the transition to Los Angeles.

Tomlinson, who is an analyst on NFL Network, focuses on engaging fans and the community, sharing his passion for the Chargers and game of football.

“L.T. is one of the most beloved and iconic Chargers of all time,” said Chairman Dean Spanos, when he announced this new position. “His active involvement in our fight for Los Angeles is vital, and he represents the very best of what it means to be a Charger on the field and in the community.” 

“I spent the most memorable and exciting years of my career as a Charger,” said Tomlinson. “Joining the franchise as it makes the move to Los Angeles, and helping to rally new and familiar Chargers fans alike, is an honor and a privilege.”

Tomlinson’s duties include helping to further develop fan engagement and community relations programs for the Los Angeles Chargers. The five-time Pro Bowl standout works with the organization to maintain an active presence in the community, building on the momentum the team has established with its call to “Fight for LA”. Tomlinson’s long and storied history with the team gives him a unique perspective, allowing him to continue building the Chargers’ fan base in their new home.