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Roger Harding
Position:Center/ Linebacker
Personal information
Born:(1923-06-11)June 11, 1923
Oakland, California
Died:January 8, 2009(2009-01-08) (aged 85)
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:217 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High school:Lafayette (CA) Acalanes
NFL Draft:1945 / Round: 5 / Pick: 37
Career history
* Cleveland Rams/Los Angeles Rams (19451946)
Career NFL statistics
Games played:42
Games started:5
Player stats at
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Roger Paul Harding (June 11, 1923 – January 8, 2009) was a center in the National Football League.


Harding was born Roger Paul Harding on June 11, 1923 in Oakland, California.[1]


Harding was drafted in the fifth round of the 1945 NFL Draft by the Cleveland Rams and played with the team for two seasons, including during the franchise's move to Los Angeles, California. He would spend the following two seasons with the Philadelphia Eagles and the Detroit Lions before splitting the 1949 NFL season between the New York Bulldogs and the Green Bay Packers.

He played at the collegiate level at the University of California, Berkeley.[2]

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