Rocky Rosema
Coach Bump Elliott and Rosema (No. 83) from 1968 Michiganensian
Date of birth: (1946-02-05)February 5, 1946
Place of birth: Grand Rapids, Michigan
Career information
Position(s): Linebacker
College: University of Michigan
 As player:
1968-1971 St. Louis Cardinals

Roger William "Rocky" Rosema (born February 5, 1946) is a former American football player. A native of Grand Rapids, Michigan, he played high school football at Grand Rapids Central High School. He next played college football for the University of Michigan, principally as a defensive end and linebacker, from 1965 to 1967. He also played professional football as a linebacker for the St. Louis Cardinals from 1968 to 1971.[1] In 2003, he was inducted into the Grand Rapids Sports Hall of Fame.[2][3] In 2011, Rosema lost a lawsuit against the NFL Players Association alleging that he was owed pension benefits.[4][5]


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