Bio box: Frederick Rudolph Dean

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

Frederick Rudolph Dean

Position: Defensive end

Height: 6-foot-3

Weight: 230 pounds

Teams: San Diego Chargers (1975-81), San Francisco 49ers 1981-85

Born: Feb. 24, 1952

High school: Ruston (La.)

College: Louisiana Tech

Presenter: Eddie DeBartolo Jr., former 49ers owner

Drafted: Second round (No. 33 overall) in 1975 by Chargers

Uniform numbers: 71 with Chargers; 74 with 49ers.

Biography: Helped Louisiana Tech win inaugural Division II national championship in 1972. ... Played on five division champions and earned Super Bowl rings with the 49ers’ 1981 and 1984 championship teams. ... Had a San Diego-best 15 1⁄2 sacks in 1978, a career-best 17 1⁄2 with San Francisco in 1983 and an unofficial career total of 93 sacks. ...

Today: Lives in Ruston, La., with his wife, Pamela ... Is a visiting ordained minister in the area ... They have a son, Mason Rural Dean, 14.