Jimmy Rogers
No. 11, 41
Position:Running back
Personal information
Born: (1955-06-29) June 29, 1955 (age 67)
Forrest City, Arkansas
Height:5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight:190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school:Forrest City (AR)
College:Oklahoma Sooners
Undrafted:1979
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com · PFR

James Lee Rogers (born June 29, 1955) is a former American football running back who played five seasons with the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League. He played college football at the University of Oklahoma and attended Forrest City High School in Forrest City, Arkansas.[1] He was also a member of the Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League.

College career

Rogers played for the Oklahoma Sooners from 1974 to 1978.[2]

Professional career

Rogers spent the 1979 season on the Edmonton Eskimos' practice roster.[3] The Eskimos won the 67th Grey Cup against the Montreal Alouettes on November 25, 1979.[4][5]

Rogers played in 72 games, starting ten, for the New Orleans Saints from 1980 to 1984.[1] He was the Saints' leading rusher with 366 yards in 1980 and also the team's leading kickoff returner with 930 yards.[6][7]

References

  1. ^ a b "JIMMY ROGERS". profootballarchives.com. Retrieved October 31, 2015.
  2. ^ "Jimmy Rogers". sports-reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on October 1, 2015. Retrieved October 31, 2015.
  3. ^ "Every time New Orleans Saints running back Jimmy Rogers..." United Press International. July 18, 1981. Retrieved October 31, 2015.
  4. ^ "1979 Grey Cup Champions". soudogsports.net. Archived from the original on November 1, 2015. Retrieved October 31, 2015.
  5. ^ "HISTORY >> Grey Cup >> 1979". cfl.ca. Archived from the original on November 1, 2015. Retrieved October 31, 2015.
  6. ^ Peloquin, Steve (February 13, 2014). "New Orleans Saints Flashback: Jimmy Rogers". espn1420.com. Archived from the original on November 1, 2015. Retrieved October 31, 2015.
  7. ^ "1980 New Orleans Saints". pro-football-reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved October 31, 2015.