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Ronnie Lott

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Sports Keynote Speaker Ronnie Lott is a former stand-out star at the University of Southern California who spent 14 successful seasons in the NFL most notably with the San Francisco 49ers. When Ronnie first arrived at USC, Coach Jack Robinson asked him to play defensive back instead of regular position at tailback because he could tackle better than anyone else on the team. Little did he know the impact it would ultimately have on Ronnie’s career as a football player. Today, Ronnie is heralded as one of the hardest hitters and greatest defensive backs in NFL history. When he is not traveling the country for appearances and keynote speaking engagements, Ronnie works as a co-host of Pac-12 Network’s Pac-12 Playbook show.

At USC, Sports Keynote Speaker Ronnie Lott was teammates with fellow future Hall of Famer Marcus Allen. Together they led the Trojans to a share of the 1978 National Championship and 2 consecutive Rose Bowl appearances in 1979 and 1980. He was eventually named as team captain during his senior season in 1980. In 2002, Ronnie was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame.

Following his career at USC, Ronnie was drafted 8th overall in the 1981 NFL Draft by the San Francisco 49ers. He would be a part of one of the greatest teams of the era, winning a total of 4 Super Bowls (XVI, XIX, XXIII, XXIV) in a 9 year span. Ronnie also collected a variety of personal honors including 10 Pro Bowl appearances as well as being named to the NFL 1980’s and 1990’s All-Decade Teams. has rated him as the 11th best NFL player of all-time.

Sports Keynote Speaker Ronnie Lott is also known for his impressive transition into the business world after retirement. Following a brief stint as a commentator for Fox NFL Sunday, Ronnie joined with former teammates Joe Montana and Harris Barton to create HRJ Capital LLC, an investment firm dealing with hedge funds and private-equity funds. He also owns both a Toyota and Mercedes-Benz dealership, and opened a sports café in California.

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