Paul Rochester

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Paul Rochester
Born (1938-07-15) July 15, 1938 (age 76)
Lansing, Michigan
Position(s) Defensive tackle
College Michigan State
Jersey #(s) 72
Career highlights
AFL All-Star 1961
Honors American Football League Champion, 1962 and 1968
World Champion, 1968 season
AFL Dallas Texans
AFL Kansas City Chiefs
AFL New York Jets

Paul "Rocky" Rochester (born 1938) is a former American football defensive tackle. He played for the Dallas Texans/Kansas City Chiefs (1960–1963) and the New York Jets (1964–1969) in the American Football League. He played college football at Michigan State University.[1]

He was an American Football League All-Star in 1961, and he earned an AFL Championship ring with the New York Jets in 1968 and had the only sack of the game; as well as a World Championship with the Jets after the 1968 season, when he was team co-captain in the Jets' destruction of the NFL Champion Baltimore Colts. Rochester is one of only twenty players who played the entire ten years of the AFL's existence.


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