|Date of birth||April 23, 1949|
|Place of birth||Hollister, California|
|NFL draft||1971 / Round: 4 / Pick: 96|
|1971–1973||New York Giants|
|1974–1975||San Diego Chargers|
David Lance Tipton (born April 23, 1949 in Hollister, California) is a former professional American football player who played in six NFL seasons from 1971-1976 for the New York Giants, the San Diego Chargers and the Seattle Seahawks.
Tipton played college football at Stanford University, where he was a member of the Thunderchickens defense line that helped Stanford to a Rose Bowl victory in 1971. After retiring from football, Tipton was an assistant football coach at Stanford from 1992 to 2006. Tipton now teaches history at St. Mary's High School in Stockton, California and is the Defensive Line Coach for the varsity football team. In 2008 his team earned the honor of playing in their State Division finals, and national television declared the team amazing in its progress and development within the two-year period of Dave's coaching influences.
College Coaching Career
- 1984-1987: California State Fullerton (DL/ST)
- 1988: Oregon State University (DL)
- 1989-1991: Stanford University (LB)
- 1992-2006: Stanford University (DL)
- "Dave Tipton". GoStanford.com. Retrieved 2007-10-04.
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