Paul Rochester

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Paul Rochester
No. 72, 73
Position: Defensive tackle
Personal information
Born: (1938-07-15) July 15, 1938 (age 80)
Lansing, Michigan
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight: 255 lb (116 kg)
Career information
College: Michigan State
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played: 132
Fumble recoveries: 2
Sacks: 1
Player stats at
Player stats at PFR

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.


  1. ^ Paul Rochester Archived 2011-05-15 at the Wayback Machine..

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