Roger William "Rocky" Rosema (born February 5, 1946) is a former American football player. A native of Grand Rapids, Michigan, he played high school football at Grand Rapids Central High School. He next played college football for the University of Michigan, principally as a defensive end and linebacker, from 1965 to 1967. He also played professional football as a linebacker for the St. Louis Cardinals from 1968 to 1971. In 2003, he was inducted into the Grand Rapids Sports Hall of Fame. In 2011, Rosema lost a lawsuit against the NFL Players Association alleging that he was owed pension benefits.
Coach Bump Elliott and Rosema (No. 83) from 1968 Michiganensian
|Born:||February 5, 1946|
Grand Rapids, Michigan
|College||University of Michigan|
|1968–1971||St. Louis Cardinals|
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