American Football Database
David Lang
No. 38     
Running back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1967-03-28)March 28, 1967
Place of birth: Loma Linda, California
Date of death: May 21, 2005(2005-05-21) (aged 38)
Place of death: Stone Mountain, Georgia
Career information
College: Northern Arizona
NFL Draft: 1990 / Round: 12 / Pick: 328
Debuted in 1991 for the [[{{{debutteam}}}]]
Last played in 1995 for the [[{{{finalteam}}}]]
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Rushing att-yards     49–273
Receptions-yards     30–388
Touchdowns     6
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David Lang (March 28, 1967 – May 21, 2005) was an American football running back in the National Football League.

Early life

Lang graduated from Eisenhower High School in Rialto, California in 1986.

Professional career

He was drafted in the 12th round of the 1990 NFL Draft, from Northern Arizona University. He spent four years with the Los Angeles Rams. In 1992, he rushed for a career-high 203 yards on 33 carries and caught 18 passes for 283 yards. He scored six touchdowns.

In 1995, his final season, he was the special teams captain of the Super Bowl XXX-winning Dallas Cowboys.


He was shot and killed near his home in Stone Mountain, Georgia on May 21, 2005.