Pro Football Hall of Fame

Here is a bio on former Green Bay Packers wide receiver James Lofton, who will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in August:<p>

James Lofton
Wide Receiver
6-foot-3, 192 pounds
Stanford University

Pro career
1978-1986 Green Bay Packers, 1987-1988 Los Angeles Raiders, 1989-1992 Buffalo Bills, 1993 Los Angeles Rams, 1993 Philadelphia Eagles

16 playing seasons, 233 games. ... An Academic All-America choice at Stanford as well as an accomplished track star. ... Selected by Green Bay in 1st round (6th player overall) of 1978 NFL Draft. ... A deep-threat receiver, he possessed both speed and great hands. ... Nine times he recorded more than 50 receptions in a season. ... Was the first NFL player to score a touchdown in three different decades. ... In 16 seasons, he caught 764 passes for 14,004 yards - an NFL record at the time of his retirement - and 75 touchdowns. ... Lofton's 43 games with 100-plus receiving yardage was third best at time of retirement. ... Led Packers in receptions each year except one (1979). ... Six times he gained more than 1,000 yards receiving in a season. ... At age 35 became the oldest NFL player to gain more than 1,000 yards in a season. ... Named All-Pro four times, All-NFC three times, and was selected to play in eight Pro Bowls. ... Born July 5, 1956, at Fort Ord, California.

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