Jim Rockford

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For the character from The Rockford Files, see Jim Rockford (television character).
Jim Rockford
Date of birth: September 5, 1961
Place of birth: Bloomington, IL
Career information
Status: Retired
CFL status: International
Position(s): DB
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
As player:
San Diego Chargers
Hamilton Tiger-Cats
Edmonton Eskimos
Toronto Argonauts
Career highlights and awards
Honours: 2x Grey Cup champion (1986, 1991)
Career stats
Playing stats at NFL.com

Jim Rockford is a former Grey Cup champion defensive back in the Canadian Football League and National Football League.[1]

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.[2]

He has a wife named Eve, and two daughters named Cydney and Lauren.


  1. ^ FANBASE entry: Jim Rockford
  2. ^ 2009 Toronto Argonauts Media Guide