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George Rogers

Born: Dec 8, 1958

Birthplace: Duluth

Profession: American football player

Nationality: United States

George Rogers

Date of Birth : Dec 8, 1958
Birth Place : Duluth

George Washington Rogers is a former American college and professional football player who was a running back in the National Football League for seven seasons during the 1980s. Rogers played college football for the University of South Carolina, earned All-America honors, and won the 1980 Heisman Trophy. He was the first overall pick in the 1981 NFL Draft, and he played professionally for the New Orleans Saints and Washington Redskins of the NFL. As a pro, Rogers rushed for over 7,000 yards. He is also known as the greatest player to ever play at the University of South Carolina.


  • Athlete
  • American football player

Also known as

  • George Washington Rogers

Awards Won

  • Heisman Trophy
  • NFL Honors - AP Offensive Rookie of the Year
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