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Lance Gunn
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Defensive back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1970-01-09) January 9, 1970 (age 50)
Place of birth: Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri
Career information
College: Texas
NFL Draft: 1993 / Round: 7 / Pick: 175
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Cincinnati Bengals ( 1993)
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Stats at pro-football-reference.com

Lance Cameron Gunn (born January 9, 1970) is a former American football defensive back who played in the National Football League and NFL Europe.

Early years Edit

Gunn grew up in an east suburb of Houston, Texas. He attended North Shore High School in Cloverleaf, Texas, and played high school football there.[1]

College career Edit

Gunn played college football at the University of Texas in Austin, Texas where he pledged the Epsilon Iota chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha. He red-shirted his freshman year in 1988, then played three seasons for head coach David McWilliams (1989-91), and his senior season (1992) for head coach John Mackovic. His sophomore season in 1990, Texas won the Southwest Conference and finished the regular season ranked No. 3. Gunn was a three-time All-SWC selection (1989-91) and named an All-American safety in 1992.[2][3]

College stats include 298 tackles (188 solo) and six QB sacks. He led the Longhorns in interceptions with five in 1991 and tied for the lead in blocked kicks in 1992. He graduated from UT in 1993 with a marketing degree.[4][5]

Professional career Edit

Gunn was drafted by Cincinnati Bengals with the seventh pick of the seventh round of the 1993 NFL Draft.[6] He played one season for the Bengals, starting eight games.[7] Gunn also played for the Frankfurt Galaxy in the NFL Europe league. His football career ended in the spring of 1997 after donating a kidney to his ailing father.[5]

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