Dave Lewis
Born:(1954-10-15)October 15, 1954
San Diego, California
Died:(2020-07-14)July 14, 2020 (aged 65)
Tampa, Florida
Career information
High schoolLincoln (San Diego, California)
NFL draft1977 / Round: 2 / Pick 29
Career history
As player
1977–1981Tampa Bay Buccaneers
1982San Diego Chargers
1983Los Angeles Rams
Career highlights and awards
Pro Bowls1

David Rodney Lewis (October 15, 1954 – July 14, 2020)[1] was an American professional football player who was a linebacker in the National Football League (NFL).

High school career

Prior to that he played at San Diego City College and Abraham Lincoln High School where Marcus Allen, Akili Smith and Terrell Davis have since played.

College career

Lewis played college football at the University of Southern California where he was All-Pac-10 player.

Professional career

Lewis played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Los Angeles Rams and San Diego Chargers. He played in the 1980 Pro Bowl.[2]


  1. ^ Former USC LB David Lewis passes away at 65
  2. ^ "Veteran linebacker David Lewis, a former Pro-Bowl player, was..." UPI. 16 August 1983. Retrieved 13 May 2018.