Ronald Mandel Lott (Ronnie Lott) is an American former professional football player who played cornerback, free safety, and strong safety in the National Football League for fourteen seasons during the 1980’s and 1990’s. He is one of five players that were on all four 1980s 49er Super Bowl wins. The other four players are quarterback Joe Montana, linebacker Keena Turner, cornerback Eric Wright, and wide receiver Mike Wilson. Lott is 6′-0″ tall and played at 203-pounds that packed a punch when he hit players with a unique exuberance. Lott was elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2000 and was respected as one of the top free safety players ever. We have selected 4 popular videos covering the amazing NFL career of Ronnie Lott including:
- A Football Life – Setting the Safety Standard
- Setting the Tone for Super Bowl
- A Football Life – Lott’s Greatest Hits
- The Finger Sacrifice
Enjoy watching this selection of Ronnie Lott videos below.
1) A Football Life: A Standard for the Position of Safety
Ronnie Lott exhausted every moment of his Pro Football Hall of Fame career and sacrificed everything for the game.📺 A Football Life: Ronnie Lott premieres Friday at 10pm on NFL Network.
Posted by NFL Films on Monday, October 28, 2019
2) A Football Life: Ronnie Setting the Tone for the Super Bowl
Ronnie Lott’s hit on Ickey Woods set the tone early in Super Bowl XXIII
Ronnie Lott's hit on Ickey Woods set the tone early in Super Bowl XXIII. 💪📺 A Football Life: Ronnie Lott | FRIDAY 10pm ET on NFL Network San Francisco 49ers
Posted by NFL Films on Thursday, October 31, 2019
3) A Football Life: Ronnie Lott’s Greatest Hits
Ronnie put his body and soul into his hits….Lott had an uncanny awareness of how a play was developing. This allowed Ronnie to break up passes, gain interceptions, and earn a reputation as one of the hardest open-field tacklers in the history of the NFL.
Ronnie Lott put his body and soul into his hits. 😳📺 A Football Life: Ronnie Lott | FRIDAY 10pm ET on NFL Network San Francisco 49ers
Posted by NFL Films on Wednesday, October 30, 2019
4) A Football Life: Ronnie Lott’s Finger Injury
Lott switched to the safety position in 1985. He had the tip of his left pinky finger amputated after the 1985 season when it was crushed by the helmet of running back Timmy Newsome. A bone graft surgery would not have allowed him to start the 1986 season and Lott opted for the amputation route to be able to start the season.
Ronnie Lott knew that giving his all on the field meant sacrificing a piece of himself — literally. 📺 A Football Life: Ronnie Lott premieres TONIGHT at 10pm ET on NFL Network. San Francisco 49ers
Posted by NFL Films on Friday, November 1, 2019
Ronnie Lott Career Stats
During his career with the 49ers (1981-1990), Los Angeles Raiders (1991-1992), and the New York Jets (1993-1994) Lott recorded 63 career interceptions and twice led the league. A review of Lott’s career stats shows why he is in the Hall of Fame. In his 14 NFL seasons, Lott had:
- Won 4 Super Bowls
- 8.5 sacks
- 63 interceptions returned for 730 yards and five touchdowns
- recovered 17 fumbles
- gained 113 yards on kickoff returns
- 9 postseason interceptions
- played in 20 postseason games, recording nine interceptions, 89 tackles, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery, and two touchdowns
- earned 10 Pro Bowl invitations at three different positions – cornerback, free safety, and strong safety
- named All-Pro eight times, All-NFC six times, All-AFC once
- named to the NFL’s 75th Anniversary Team
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