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Curtis Lofton
Curtis Lofton
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Curtis Lofton

LB

Date of birth
Jun 02, 1986
College
Oklahoma
Height
6-0
Weight
241 Lbs

Bio

Curtis Lofton is a linebacker for the New Orleans Saints. He was drafted in the second round by the Atlanta Falcons.

EARLY YEARS

Lofton was born on June 2, 1986 in Kingfisher, Oklahoma. He attended Kingfisher High School where he had 505 career tackles as a three-year letterman. He also played fullback, rushing for 12 TDs as a senior.

According to ESPN.com, Lofton was ranked as the 8th best inside linebacker and the 62nd best player in the nation by Rivals.com

UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA

After two disappointing seasons during his first couple of years at Oklahoma, Lofton broke out as a junior. He totaled 157 tackles and three interceptions on his way to being named a first-team All-American and first-team All-Big 12 Conference. He was also named the AP Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year.

ATLANTA FALCONS

Lofton was drafted by the Atlanta Falcon in the second round of the 2008 NFL Draft with the 37th overall pick.

He started 15 games as a rookie, recording 87 tackles and forcing one fumble. He led the Falcons in tackles for the next three seasons, including making 103 solo tackles in 2009.

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS

Before the 2012 NFL Season, Lofton signed a five-year, $27.5 million contract with the Saints.

That season, he led the team with 123 tackles and also had one sack, two forced fumbles, and two fumble recoveries. 

Statistics

Stats SOLO AST TOTAL SK QB HIT TFL INT YDS LONG TD FF FRC TD SAF
2013 Regular Season 97 28 125 2.0 2 6 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0

Game Log

Date Opponent Result SOLO AST TOTAL SK QB HIT TFL INT FF FRC TD
1-11-2014 @ Seattle Seahawks Seattle Seahawks 23-15 5 3 8 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0
1-4-2014 @ Philadelphia Eagles Philadelphia Eagles 24-26 4 0 4 0.0 0 1 0 0 0 0
12-29-2013 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers Tampa Bay Buccaneers 42-17 5 1 6 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-22-2013 @ Carolina Panthers Carolina Panthers 17-13 3 1 4 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-15-2013 @ St. Louis Rams St. Louis Rams 27-16 6 1 7 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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