John Randle

Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2010

Position: Defensive Tackle
Team: Minnesota Vikings 1990-2000; Seattle Seahawks 2001-003
Team No: 93
College: Trinity Valley Community College, Texas A&I
Born: December 12, 1967 in Hearne, TX

Career Highlights
Named Little All-America pick during senior year at Texas A&I
Signed by Vikings as an undrafted free agent
Recorded 137.5 sacks during career, including 10+ during 8 seasons
Career high year – 1997 – Lead league in sacks with 15.5 and 71 tackles (39 solo)
During first year as signed free agent with Seahawks, had 11 sacks, 4 forced fumbles, 1 fumble recovery for TD
Selected for 7 Pro Bowl appearances – 1993-1998

Other Facts
Named first-team All-Pro/All-NFC six consecutive years (1993-1998)
Named to NFL 1990’s All-Decade Team
Named to All-AFC team (2001)
Tried out for Tampa Bay Buccaneers, but was considered too small for NFL Football
Randle played at 6’1”, 287 lbs.
Sacked Brett Favre more than any other quarterback
Inducted into College Football Hall of Fame
Inducted into Minnesota Vikings Ring of Honor in 2008
Nickname is “Motor Mouth.”
Only touchdown occurred on Dec 23, 2001 through a fumble recovery against the New York Giants.

Career Totals – 219 games over 14 seasons. 137.5 sacks (tied for 6th overall with Richard Dent)