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Lional Dalton
No. 91, 94, 95, 75     
Defensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1975-02-21) February 21, 1975 (age 46)
Place of birth: Detroit, Michigan
Career information
College: Eastern Michigan
Undrafted in 1998
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Baltimore Ravens ( 1998 2001)
Career highlights and awards
* Super Bowl champion: XXXV
Tackles     110
Sacks     9.0
Forced fumbles     3
Stats at NFL.com

Lional Deshaun Dalton (born February 21, 1975 in Detroit, Michigan) is a former American football defensive tackle in the National Football League.

College career

Following a stellar prep career at Cooley High School, Dalton was a three-year letterman and two-year starter for Eastern Michigan University, where he twice earned All-Mid-American Conference honors and was selected co-Defensive MVP as a senior in 1997. He was also selected to play in the Hula Bowl All-Star Game. He posted 116 tackles, four sacks, and two forced fumbles in his college career.

Lional became a member of Phi Beta Sigma fraternity (Zeta Epsilon chapter).

Professional career

Not selected in the 1998 NFL Draft, Dalton was signed as a free agent by the Baltimore Ravens and played with them through the 2001 season. He earned a Super Bowl ring when Baltimore defeated the New York Giants, 34-7 in Super Bowl XXXV. He then played for the Denver Broncos (2002), the Washington Redskins (2003), the Kansas City Chiefs (2004–2006), and the Houston Texans (2006), having some success.


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