Del Rodgers

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Del Rodgers
Date of birth (1960-06-22) June 22, 1960 (age 57)
Place of birth Tacoma, Washington
Career information
Position(s) Running back
Kick returner
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 197 lb (89 kg)
College Utah
NFL draft 1982 / Round: 3 / Pick 71
Career history
As player
1982–1985 Green Bay Packers
1987–1988 San Francisco 49ers
Career stats

Rodrick Del Rodgers (born June 22, 1960, in Tacoma, Washington), is a former professional American football player who was selected by the Green Bay Packers in the 3rd round of the 1982 NFL Draft. A 5'11" running back-kickoff returner from the University of Utah, Rodgers was the first 1,000 yard rusher in Utah history.


Pro Football Career[edit]

From 1982 to 1985, Rodgers played for the Packers. On December 9, 1984, he made a 97-yard kick return for a touchdown against the Chicago Bears, which remains a Soldier Field Record by an opponent that still stands today. After a one-year absence from the league, he came back and played two seasons for the San Francisco 49ers from 1987–1988 as a kickoff returner and has Super Bowl Ring.

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