American Football Database
Keith Lyle
No. 35     
Personal information
Date of birth: (1972-04-17) April 17, 1972 (age 50)
Place of birth: Washington D.C.
Career information
College: Virginia
NFL Draft: 1994 / Round: 3 / Pick: 71
Debuted in 1994 for the [[{{{debutteam}}}]]
Last played in 2002 for the [[{{{finalteam}}}]]
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • NFC Interception return yards leader (1996)
  • NFL Interceptions leader (1996)
  • Super Bowl champion (XXXIV)
  • St. Louis Rams 10th Anniversary Team
Tackles     541
Interceptions     31
Sacks     5
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Keith Allen Lyle (born April 17, 1972 in Washington D.C.) is a former American football safety in the National Football League. He was drafted by the Los Angeles Rams in the third round of the 1994 NFL Draft. He played college football at Virginia.

Lyle also played for the Washington Redskins and San Diego Chargers.

Early years

In high school, he played quarterback and safety for George C. Marshall High School, in Falls Church, Virginia.

Professional career

From 1995 to 1998, Lyle intercepted 23 passes, the most in the NFL during that period. During the 1996 NFL season, Lyle, along with Tyrone Braxton of the Denver Broncos, led the NFL in interceptions with nine. Throughout his career with the Rams, Lyle also served as the team's holder.


Keith's father Garry Lyle played for the Chicago Bears from 1968 to 1974.[1]