Dan Footman

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Dan Footman
No. 78, 98
Position: Defensive lineman
Personal information
Born: (1969-01-13) January 13, 1969 (age 49)
Tampa, Florida
Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight: 290 lb (132 kg)
Career information
High school: Tampa (FL) Hillsborough
College: Florida State
NFL Draft: 1993 / Round: 2 / Pick: 42
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Tackles: 139
Sacks: 19.5
Fumble recoveries: 3
Player stats at NFL.com

Dan Footman (born January 13, 1969 in Tampa, Florida) is a former American football defensive lineman in the National Football League.

Collegiate career[edit]

He played college football at Florida State. He started out as an Outside Linebacker in 1990 before being switched to Defensive End for the 1991 and 1992 seasons.[1]

He would finish his career with 102 tackles, 7 tackles for loss, and 8.5 Sacks including 4 in 11 games as a Senior.

NFL career[edit]

He was drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the second round of the 1993 NFL Draft. Footman also played for the Baltimore Ravens and Indianapolis Colts.

While playing under Bill Belichick, Footman accumulated 8.5 Sacks over 3 seasons including 5.0 in 16 starts during the 1995 season. In 1997, he went to the Indianapolis Colts and recorded a career best 10.5 Sacks in 10 starts. He made just 3 starts in 1998 before retiring due to injury.