Fred Dean facts for kids
|No. 71, 74|
February 24, 1952|
Arcadia, Louisiana, U.S.
|Died:||October 14, 2020
near Louisiana, U.S.
|Height:||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Weight:||230 lb (104 kg)|
|High school:||Ruston (Ruston, Louisiana)|
|NFL Draft:||1975 / Round: 2 / Pick: 33|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics|
|Player stats at PFR|
Frederick Rudolph Dean (February 24, 1952 – October 14, 2020) was an American former professional football player. He was a defensive end in the National Football League (NFL). He was a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
His career started with the San Diego Chargers in 1975 and ended with the San Francisco 49ers after the 1985 season. A two-time first-team All-Pro and a four-time Pro Bowler, he won two Super Bowls with the 49ers.
On October 8, 2020, Dean was diagnosed with COVID-19 and hospitalized in West Monroe, Louisiana. He died a few days later on October 14 while being airlifted from West Monroe to Jackson, Mississippi at the age of 68.
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