19821982 season with four Super Bowl rings. In his nine-year career, he amassed 336 career receptions for 5,462 yards and 51 touchdowns, 72 rushing yards on 11 attempts and a touchdown, and 739 punt return yards and a touchdown.
How old was Lynn Swann when retired?
30 years old
Thirty-two years ago, Steelers receiver Lynn Swann decided to step away from football in his prime. He was 30 years old and made the announcement a few days after the San Diego Chargers eliminated the Steelers from the playoffs in January 1983.
How long did Lynn Swann play for the Steelers?
Born in Alcoa, Tennessee, on March 7, 1952, Lynn played nine seasons with the Steelers. His lifetime chart showed 336 receptions for 5,462 yards and 51 touchdowns. His combined total of 364 receiving yards in four games ranked first in Super Bowl history at the time of his retirement.