|Date of birth:||September 5, 1961|
|Place of birth:||Bloomington, IL|
|Height:||5 ft 10 in (178 cm)|
|Weight:||180 lb (82 kg)|
|College:||University of Oklahoma|
|NFL Draft:||1985 / Round: 12 / Pick: 316|
|Drafted by:||Tampa Bay Buccaneers|
|San Diego Chargers
|Career highlights and awards|
|Honours:||2x Grey Cup champion (1986, 1991)|
|Playing stats at|
An Oklahoma Sooner, Rockford played one game with the San Diego Chargers before embarking on a career in Canada. He played 5 seasons with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, winning the Grey Cup in 1986. He also played for the Edmonton Eskimos and Toronto Argonauts, playing 4 regular season and 1 playoff game for the Boatmen.
He has a wife named Eve, and two daughters named Cydney and Lauren.
- FANBASE entry: Jim Rockford
- 2009 Toronto Argonauts Media Guide