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Encyclopedia > Don Rogers (football player)
Don Rogers
Date of birth September 17, 1962
Place of birth Texarkana, AR
Date of death June 27, 1986
Position(s) Safety
College UCLA
NFL Draft 1984 / Round 1/ Pick 18
Awards 1983 Rose Bowl MVP
Statistics
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Team(s)
1984-1985 Cleveland Browns

Donald Lavert Rogers (September 17, 1962 - June 27, 1986) was an American football player for the Cleveland Browns. September 17 is the 260th day of the year (261st in leap years). ... 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar). ... June 27 is the 178th day of the year (179th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 187 days remaining. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... In American football, each team has 11 players on the field at one time. ... Defensive back (DB) is a player in American football whose role is primarily pass coverage; that is, the defensive back will stay near a receiver and try to deflect or intercept any passes thrown to him. ... This is a list of athletic conferences of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). ... The University of California, Los Angeles, popularly known as UCLA, is a public, coeducational university situated in the neighborhood of Westwood within the city of Los Angeles. ... The NFL Draft (officially the NFL Annual Player Selection Meeting) is an annual sports draft in which National Football League (NFL) teams take turns selecting amateur college American football players and other first-time eligible players. ... The 1984 NFL Draft Round 1 External links 1984 NFL Draft Categories: | ... The Rose Bowl is an annual American college football game, usually played on January 1 (New Years Day) at the stadium of the same name in Pasadena, California. ... The National Football League (NFL) is the largest professional American football league, consisting of thirty-two teams from American cities and regions. ... City Cleveland, Ohio Team colors Seal Brown, Orange, and White Head Coach Romeo Crennel Owner Randy Lerner General manager Phil Savage Mascot CB, Chomps, TD, and Trapper League/Conference affiliations All-America Football Conference (1946-1949) Western Division (1946-1948) National Football League (1950–present) American Conference (1950-1952) Eastern... September 17 is the 260th day of the year (261st in leap years). ... 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar). ... June 27 is the 178th day of the year (179th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 187 days remaining. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... City Cleveland, Ohio Team colors Seal Brown, Orange, and White Head Coach Romeo Crennel Owner Randy Lerner General manager Phil Savage Mascot CB, Chomps, TD, and Trapper League/Conference affiliations All-America Football Conference (1946-1949) Western Division (1946-1948) National Football League (1950–present) American Conference (1950-1952) Eastern...

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Early life

Don was born in Texarkana, Arkansas. He went to UCLA and played football for them. He brother was Reggie Rogers, who also played in the NFL. The famous post office on state line in Texarkana TX/AR Texarkana is a city located in Miller County, ArkansasGR6, and is its county seat. ... The University of California, Los Angeles, popularly known as UCLA, is a public, coeducational university situated in the neighborhood of Westwood within the city of Los Angeles. ... The National Football League (NFL) is the largest professional American football league, consisting of thirty-two teams from American cities and regions. ...


Pro career

Don Rogers was selected in the first round and 18th pick of the 1984 NFL Draft by the Cleveland Browns. He played two seasons with the Browns from 1984 to 1985. The 1984 NFL Draft Round 1 External links 1984 NFL Draft Categories: | ... City Cleveland, Ohio Team colors Seal Brown, Orange, and White Head Coach Romeo Crennel Owner Randy Lerner General manager Phil Savage Mascot CB, Chomps, TD, and Trapper League/Conference affiliations All-America Football Conference (1946-1949) Western Division (1946-1948) National Football League (1950–present) American Conference (1950-1952) Eastern...


Death

On a June day in 1986, while at his mothers home, Don felt pain, jumped on a bed and within hours he passed away. He was 23 years old.


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