Kevin Lilly

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Kevin Lilly
No. 92, 97
Position:Defensive tackle
Personal information
Born: (1963-05-14) May 14, 1963 (age 56)
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight:265 lb (120 kg)
Career information
High school:Tulsa (OK) Memorial
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played:11
Player stats at
Player stats at PFR

Kevin Paschal Lilly (born May 14, 1963) is a former American football defensive tackle in the National Football League for the San Francisco 49ers and Dallas Cowboys. He played college football at University of Tulsa.

Early years[edit]

Lilly attended Memorial High School. He played defensive tackle and contributed to the team winning the 1980 state championship.[1] He accepted a football scholarship from the University of Tulsa.

Professional career[edit]

San Diego Chargers[edit]

Lilly was signed as an undrafted free agent by the San Diego Chargers after the 1986 NFL Draft on May 15. He was later waived and re-signed on August 11.[2] He was released on August 25.[3]

San Francisco 49ers (first stint)[edit]

On April 3, 1987, he was signed as a free agent by the San Francisco 49ers.[4] He was released on August 28 and placed on the injured reserve list.

He was released four times and re-signed three times during the season. He turned down a chance to re-sign for a fourth time after being cut on December 13, but still received a ring and a full share of the playoff money after the team won Super Bowl XXIII.[5]

He was signed on March 29, 1989. On September 14, he was released after the season opener to make room for linebacker Matt Millen.[6]

Dallas Cowboys[edit]

On September 18, 1989, he was claimed off waivers by the Dallas Cowboys.[7] He was a backup behind right tackle Dean Hamel an played sparingly in the third game against the Washington Redskins. He was released on September 28.


  1. ^ "A look at former stars in Tulsa's Edison-Memorial series". Retrieved January 12, 2019.
  2. ^ "Transactions". Retrieved January 12, 2019.
  3. ^ "Transactions". Retrieved January 12, 2019.
  4. ^ "Transactions". Retrieved January 12, 2019.
  5. ^ "Lilly's Super Bowl interest is monetary". Retrieved January 12, 2019.
  6. ^ "49ers Sign Millen". Retrieved January 12, 2019.
  7. ^ "Transactions". Retrieved January 12, 2019.

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