Del Rodgers
Del Rodgers
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Del Rodgers
No. 35
Position:Running back
Personal information
Born: (1960-06-22) June 22, 1960 (age 62)
Tacoma, Washington
Height:5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight:210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
College:Utah
NFL Draft:1982 / Round: 3 / Pick: 71
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Rushing yards:315
Average:3.8
Touchdowns:16
Return yards:1,735
Return TDs:1

Rodrick Del Rodgers (born June 22, 1960, in Tacoma, Washington), is a former, professional American football player who was selected by the Green Bay Packers in the 3rd round of the 1982 NFL Draft. A 6'1" running back-kickoff returner from the University of Utah, Rodgers was the first 1,000 yard rusher in Utah history. Rodgers was hired by KCRA 3 in 1997.

Pro football career

From 1982 to 1985, Rodgers played for the Packers. On December 9, 1984, he made a 97-yard kick return for a touchdown against the Chicago Bears, which remains a Soldier Field Record by an opponent that still stands today. After a one-year absence from the league because of an injury, he made a come back and played two years with the San Francisco 49ers from 1987–1988, earning a Super Bowl championship for the 1988 season.

Sports broadcasting

Del Rodgers is the Sports Director at KCRA 3 in Sacramento, CA. He joined the KCRA 3 Sports department in 1997. Del, who is well loved and respected was promoted to sports director after three years, he currently anchors the sportscasts Monday through Friday.[1]

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