|Date of birth:January 9, 1970|
|Place of birth: Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri|
|NFL Draft: 1993 / Round: 7 / Pick: 175|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|* Cincinnati Bengals ( 1993)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at pro-football-reference.com|
Early years Edit
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.
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.
Professional career Edit
Gunn was drafted by Cincinnati Bengals with the seventh pick of the seventh round of the 1993 NFL Draft. He played one season for the Bengals, starting eight games. 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.
- ↑ "LANCE GUNN". profootballarchives.com. http://www.profootballarchives.com/gunn00800.html. Retrieved November 17, 2014.
- ↑ "Football Writers Association All-America football team". Quad-City Times. 1992-12-16. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/15765303/football_writers_association/.
- ↑ "The Sporting News All-America Team". The Des Moines Register. 1992-12-16. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/15831486/the_sporting_news_allamerica_team/.
- ↑ "Longhorn Roster: Lance Gunn". https://texassports.com/hof.aspx?hof=632.
- ↑ 5.0 5.1 England, Natalie (2011-11-15). "Longhorn Hall of Honor: Lance Gunn". https://texassports.com/news/2011/11/15/111511aab_721.aspx.
- ↑ "NFL Draft History". http://www.nfl.com/draft/history/fulldraft?season=1993. Retrieved 2019-03-27.
- ↑ "Lance Gunn Player Profile". http://www.nfl.com/player/lancegunn/2500943/profile. Retrieved 2019-03-27.