James Lofton Profile
James Lofton is an American Pro Football Hall of Fame wide receiver and journalist serving as FOX5’s NFL analyst. He joined CBS Sports in May 2017 as an analyst for THE NFL ON CBS.
James Lofton Education – College
Lofton attended George Washington High School in Los Angeles, California, and played quarterback and safety there. Lofton attended Stanford University for his college football career. As a senior in 1977, he caught 57 passes for 1,010 yards and 14 touchdowns, earning him AP and NEA second-team All-American honors. Lofton was a member of the fraternity Theta Delta Chi and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering in 1978.
James Lofton Career
Lofton serves as an analyst for FOX 5’s NFL analyst. From 2009 to 2016, Lofton was the lead game analyst for Westwood One’s radio coverage of Sunday Night Football. He joined Westwood One in 2000 but left for seven years to coach with the San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders before returning in 2009. This season, he will call select Monday Night Football games for Westwood One as well as preseason games for the Green Bay Packers alongside Kevin Harlan. Lofton has previously worked as a broadcaster for CNN and NBC Sports.
Lofton, who was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2003, was the Green Bay Packers first-round pick in 1978, beginning a long career as an NFL wide receiver. He caught 764 passes for 14,004 yards in 16 seasons with Green Bay, the Los Angeles Raiders, the Buffalo Bills, the Los Angeles Rams, and the Philadelphia Eagles, which was the most in NFL history at the time of his retirement. Lofton caught 41 passes for 759 yards and eight touchdowns in 13 playoff games, including a seven-reception performance in Super Bowl XXVI.
James Lofton Age
Lofton is 65 years old as of 2021. He was born on 5 July 1956 in Fort Ord National Monument, California, United States. He celebrates his birthday on 5 July every year.
James Lofton Height
James stands at a height of 6 feet 3 inches (1.91 m).
Quick Facts About James Lofton
|Full Name||James Lofton|
|Age||65 years old as of 2021|
|Net Worth||$5 Million – $5 Million|
James Lofton Family
James is the son of Violet Lofton and Emmanuel Michael Lofton. His cousin, Kevin Bass, was a Major League Baseball player.
James Lofton Wife and Children
James is a married man. He together with his wife, Beverly, has three children, David Lofton, Daniel Lofton, and Violet Lofton. His son David is a football player who most recently played for the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League.
James Lofton Salary
Being one of the top journalists for FOX 5 San Diego, Lofton earns an annual salary of $70,000.
James Lofton Net Worth
Lofton has an estimated net worth of $5 Million -$5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a football player, coach, and FOX 5’s NFL analyst.
Why did James Lofton leave the Packers?
Lofton was charged with sexual assault after an incident that happened in a Green Bay bar. All the while, the Packers were already reeling from the publicity surrounding a sexual-assault charge against defensive back Mossy Cade. He ended up suspended with one game left in the 1986 season.
Does James Lofton have Cancer?
Rumors have been circulating that Lofton is suffering from cancer. However, he has not clarified the information about these claims. It is therefore not known whether or not he has cancer.
Does James Lofton have a Super Bowl ring?
Lofton has played so many games including two Super Bowls with the Buffalo Bills but has never obtained that ring.
James Lofton FOX 5 San Diego
At FOX 5 San Diego Lofton works alongside;
- Raoul Martinez
- Kathleen Bade
- Shally Zomorodi
- Kristina Audencial
- Jason Sloss
- Brad Wills
- Chrissy Russo
- Victoria Johnson
- Troy Hirsch
- Julian Del Gaudio
- Samantha Rivera
- Carl Luna
- Geena the Latina
- Xavier “The X-Man”