John Brockington NFL Drafts, Stats, Number, Position

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John Stanley Brockington was an American professional football player in the National Football League (NFL), born on September 7, 1948, in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.

Brockington attended Thomas Jefferson High School, in Brooklyn, New York, where he played football for the school’s team and then committed to attending Ohio State University. Brockington played college football for the Ohio State Buckeyes from 1968 to 1970, playing as a halfback and fullback.

Brockington began his career professionally with the Green Bay Packers in 1971 and after the first game of the 1977 season, he was released by the Packers. After three weeks of been released, he was signed by the struggling Kansas City Chiefs, appearing in ten games for them and by the next season, he had gone on retirement.

NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year (1971), 2× First-team All-Pro (1971, 1973), 2× Second-team All-Pro (1972, 1973), 3× Pro Bowl (1971–1973), Buckeyes’ All-Century Team (2000), induction into the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame and Varsity O Hall of Fame in (2002) are his career highlights and awards.

Brockington died on March 31, 2023, at the age of 74, in San Diego, California, U.S.

John Brockington NFL Drafts

John Brockington was drafted by the Green Bay Packers as the ninth overall pick in the 1971 NFL Draft.

John Brockington NFL Stats

At the time of death, his NFL career statistics were 5,185 rushing Yards, 3.8 average and 30 touchdowns.

John Brockington NFL Number

John Brockington played in Number 42 and 43 in the NFL with the Green Bay Packers and Kansas City Chiefs.

John Brockington NFL Position

John Brockington played as a running back in the NFL with the Green Bay Packers and Kansas City Chiefs.


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