The Los Angeles Chargers have named LaDainian Tomlinson a special assistant to ownership.

Tomlinson, who is an NFL Network analyst, will remain in his current role as well.

"L.T. is one of the most beloved and iconic Chargers of all time," chairman Dean Spanos said in a statement. "His active involvement in our fight for Los Angeles is vital, and he represents the very best of what it means to be a Charger on the field and in the community."