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Encyclopedia > Roger Wehrli
Roger Wehrli
Date of birth October 26, 1947 (age 59)
Place of birth Flag of United States New Point, Missouri
Position(s) Cornerback
College Missouri
NFL Draft 1969 / Round 1/ Pick 19
Pro Bowls 1979, 1977, 1976,
1974, 1971, 1970
Honors NFL 1970s All-Decade Team
Statistics
  • Pro Football Reference
  • DatabaseFootball
Team(s)
1969-1982 St. Louis Cardinals
College Hall of Fame
Pro Football Hall of Fame, 2007

Roger Wehrli (born November 26, 1947) was a former National Football League cornerback who played his whole 14-year career with the St. Louis Cardinals between 1969 and 1982. He was a seven-time Pro Bowler and played college in the University of Missouri where he was a consensus All-American and a first-round draft choice by the Cardinals in 1969. In his career, Wehrli had 40 career interceptions for 309 yards. He was elected to the College Football Hall of Fame in 2003. He was also elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2007. Wehrli was recruited to Mizzou by Dan Devine from King City, MO, where he played high-school football for the Wildcats. October 26 is the 299th day of the year (300th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 66 days remaining. ... Year 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1947 calendar). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... New Point is an unincorporated community in eastern Holt County, Missouri. ... In American football, each team has 11 players on the field at one time. ... A cornerback (also referred to as a corner) is a position in American and Canadian football, more broadly classified as a defensive back. ... This is a list of athletic conferences of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). ... The University of Missouri System is the designated public research and land-grant university system of the state of Missouri. ... 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. ... Round one Other Notable Players Selected Terry Hanratty, Quarterback, -Pittsburgh Steelers, 2nd Round, Notre Dame Ted Hendricks, Linebacker -Baltimore Colts, 2nd Round, Miami (FL) Ed Podolak, Running Back -Kansas City Chiefs, 2nd Round, Iowa Al Woodall, Quarterback -New York Jets, 2nd Round, Duke Mercury Morris, Running Back -Miami Dolphins, 3rd... The Pro Bowl is the National Football Leagues all-star game. ... The 1980 AFC-NFC Pro Bowl was played on January 27, 1980 at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii. ... The 1978 AFC-NFC Pro Bowl was played on January 23, 1978 at Tampa Stadium in Tampa Bay, Florida. ... The 1977 AFC-NFC Pro Bowl was played on January 17, 1977 at Kingdome in Seattle, Washington. ... The 1975 AFC-NFC Pro Bowl was played on January 20, 1975 at Orange Bowl in Miami, Florida. ... The 1972 AFC-NFC Pro Bowl was played on January 23, 1972 at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, California. ... The 1971 AFC-NFC Pro Bowl was played on January 24, 1971 at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, California. ... // Offense Defense Special teams See also National Football League ... City Glendale, Arizona Other nicknames The Cards, The Birds, Big Red Team colors Cardinal Red, Black, and White Head Coach Dennis Green Owner Bidwill Family General manager Rod Graves Mascot Big Red League/Conference affiliations Independent (1898-1919) National Football League (1920–present) Western Division (1933-1949) American Conference (1950... The Pro Football Hall of Fame is the National Football Leagues Hall of Fame. ... See also:2006 in sports, 2008 in sports, list of years in sports. Scheduled Events For scheduled events of football (soccer), see: 2007 in football (soccer) November 25 - 95th Grey Cup held at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada February 4 - Super Bowl XLI held at Dolphins Stadium in Miami... November 26 is the 330th day (331st on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1947 calendar). ... For other uses of National Football League, see National Football League (disambiguation). ... A cornerback (also referred to as a corner) is a position in American and Canadian football, more broadly classified as a defensive back. ... City Glendale, Arizona Other nicknames The Cards, The Birds, Big Red Team colors Cardinal Red, Black, and White Head Coach TBA Owner Bill Bidwell General manager Rod Graves Mascot Big Red League/Conference affiliations Independent (1898-1919) National Football League (1920–present) Western Division (1933-1949) American Conference (1950-1952... See also: 1968 in sports, other events of 1969, 1970 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing Stock car racing: LeeRoy Yarborough won the Daytona 500 NASCAR Championship - David Pearson Indianapolis 500 - Mario Andretti USAC Racing - Mario Andretti won the season championship Formula One Championship - Jackie... See also: 1981 in sports, other events of 1982, 1983 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing Stock car racing: NASCAR Championship - Darrell Waltrip Bobby Allison won the Daytona 500 CART Racing - Rick Mears won the season championship Indianapolis 500 - Gordon Johncock Formula One Champion - Keke... The Pro Bowl is the National Football Leagues all-star game. ... The University of Missouri System is the designated public research and land-grant university system of the state of Missouri. ... All-American, a Broadway musical with book by Mel Brooks, music by Charles Strouse, and lyrics by Lee Adams, opened in New York on March 19, 1962, and played 80 performances. ... The College Football Hall of Fame, located in South Bend, Indiana, United States, is a hall of fame devoted to college football. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Pro Football Hall of Fame is the National Football Leagues Hall of Fame. ... 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD (or CE) era. ...

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