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Paul Rochester
No. 72, 73
Position:Defensive tackle
Personal information
Born: (1938-07-15) July 15, 1938 (age 81)
Lansing, Michigan
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:255 lb (116 kg)
Career information
College:Michigan State
Career history
* Dallas Texans/Kansas City Chiefs (19601963)
Career highlights and awards
* 1× AFL All-Star (1961)
  • 1× American Football League champion (1962, 1968)
  • Super Bowl Champion (III)
Career NFL statistics
Games played:132
Fumble recoveries:2
Sacks:1
Player stats at NFL.com
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.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Paul Rochester Script error. databasefootball.com

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