Fred Stokes
Date of birth: (1964-03-14) March 14, 1964 (age 57)
Place of birth: Vidalia, Georgia
Career information
Position(s): Defensive end
College: Georgia Southern
NFL Draft: 1987 / Round: 12 / Pick: 332
 As player:
Los Angeles Rams
Washington Redskins
Los Angeles Rams
St.Louis Rams
New Orleans Saints
Playing stats at

Louis Fred Stokes (born March 14, 1964) is a former American football defensive end who played ten seasons in the National Football League. He played professionally for the Los Angeles Rams.


Stokes was born in Vidalia, Georgia). Stokes played college football at Georgia Southern University.[1]

Professional career

He was drafted in the 12th round of the 1987 NFL Draft by the Los Angeles Rams.[2] He started in Super Bowl XXVI.

Life after the NFL

Stokes founded the Fred Stokes Youth Ranch in his home town after his retirement and wrote an autobiography, "The Bridge That Brought Me Over."[citation needed]

See also


  1. "Fred Stokes". Retrieved September 5, 2012.
  2. "Fred Stokes". Retrieved September 5, 2012.

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