Council Rudolph

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Council Rudolph
No. 77, 78
Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1950-01-18) January 18, 1950 (age 64)
Place of birth: Anniston, Alabama
Career information
College: Kentucky State University
NFL Draft: 1972 / Round: 7 / Pick: 160
Debuted in 1972
Last played in 1977
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Games played - started 72 - 41
Interceptions 1
Fumble recoveries 3
Stats at

Council Rudolph, Jr. (born January 18, 1950 in Anniston, Alabama) is a former professional American football player.


Rudolph played defensive end for six seasons for the Houston Oilers, the St. Louis Cardinals, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Council attended Kentucky State University, where he is in the Hall of Fame. Council was also inducted into the Calhoun County Sports Hall of Fame in 2009.

Post Football

In 1982, Council Rudolph opened The Check Casher, the first check cashing business in Tampa, Florida.[1]


  1. ^ Kaufman, Ira. "EX-PLAYERS, NFLPA UNION BATTLING OVER PENSIONS". online article. Retrieved 11/6/2011.