Tim Rossovich

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Tim Rossovich
Born:(1946-03-14)March 14, 1946
Palo Alto, California
Died:December 6, 2018(2018-12-06) (aged 72)
Grass Valley, California
Career information
CollegeSouthern California
High schoolSaint Francis
(Mountain View, California)
NFL draft1968 / Round: 1 / Pick: 14
Career history
As player
1968–1971Philadelphia Eagles
1972–1973San Diego Chargers
1974–1975Philadelphia Bell
1976Houston Oilers
Career highlights and awards
Pro Bowls1969
HonorsAll-American (1967)
Career stats

Timothy John Rossovich (March 14, 1946 – December 6, 2018) was an American football linebacker and a television and movie actor, active from 1977 to 1998. He was the brother of actor Rick Rossovich.


Rossovich was born in Palo Alto, California. He played college football at the University of Southern California, and was one of five USC Trojans players taken in the first round of the 1968 NFL Draft after his senior year. Rossovich played for the National Football League Philadelphia Eagles, San Diego Chargers, and Houston Oilers between 1968 and 1976. He played in the Pro Bowl in 1969. He also played for the Philadelphia Bell of the WFL in 1974–1975, until the league folded midway through the 1975 season.

In 1977, Rossovich appeared in the episode "The Shortest Yard" of the ABC situation comedy The San Pedro Beach Bums.

Rossovich died on December 6, 2018 in Grass Valley, California.[1][2]

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