|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|
|1985||San Diego Chargers|
|Honours||2x Grey Cup champion (1986, 1991)|
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