Rod Sherman
No. 86
Position:Wide receiver
Personal information
Born:(1944-12-25)December 25, 1944
Pasadena, California, U.S.
Died:February 6, 2024(2024-02-06) (aged 79)
Height:6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight:190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school:John Muir (Pasadena)
NFL draft:1966 / Round: 4 / Pick: 54
(by the Baltimore Colts)
AFL draft:1966 / Round: Red Shirt 1 / Pick: 7
(by the Oakland Raiders)[1]
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Receiving yards:1,567
Receiving touchdowns:5
Player stats at · PFR

Rodney Jarvis Sherman (December 25, 1944 – February 6, 2024) was an American professional football player who was a wide receiver in the American Football League (AFL) and National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the USC Trojans.

High school career

Sherman attended John Muir High School in Pasadena, California.

College career

Sherman played college football at the University of Southern California. He was an All-Pac-8 selection in 1966.

Professional career

Sherman played for the AFL's Oakland Raiders (1967, 1969) and Cincinnati Bengals (1968) and for the NFL's Raiders (1970–1971), Denver Broncos (1972) and Los Angeles Rams (1973).


Sherman died on February 6, 2024, at the age of 79.[2]

See also


  1. ^ "1966 AFL Draft". Retrieved March 23, 2017.
  2. ^ "Former USC Wide Receiver Rod Sherman Dies". Retrieved February 9, 2024.