Rex Mirich
No. 87, 78, 75, 76     
Defensive lineman
Personal information
Date of birth: (1941-03-11) March 11, 1941 (age 79)
Place of birth: Florence, Arizona
High School: San Manuel High School
San Manuel, Arizona
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Weight: 250 lb (113 kg)
Career information
College: Northern Arizona
NFL Draft: 1963 / Round: 16 / Pick: 212
(By the Minnesota Vikings)
AFL Draft: 1963 / Round: 20 / Pick: 153
Debuted in 1964 for the Oakland Raiders
Last played in 1970 for the Boston Patriots
Career history
* Oakland Raiders (1964-1966)
Career highlights and awards
Games played     83
Games started     14
Fumble recoveries     1
Stats at
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College Football Hall of Fame

Rex L. Mirich (born March 11, 1941 in Florence, Arizona) is a former American football defensive lineman in the American Football League (AFL) and the National Football League (NFL). After playing college football for Northern Arizona, Mirich was drafted by both the AFL and the NFL in 1963. He was selected by the Minnesota Vikings in the 16th round (212th overall) of the 1963 NFL Draft and by the Oakland Raiders in the 20th round (153rd overall) of the 1963 AFL Draft. He played seven seasons for the AFL's Oakland Raiders (1964–1966) and Denver Broncos (1967–1969), and the NFL's Boston Patriots (1970).[1]

In 2012 he was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame.

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