Ed Sharockman

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Ed Sharockman
No. 45
Position: Cornerback
Personal information
Born:(1939-11-04)November 4, 1939
St. Clair, Pennsylvania
Died:August 19, 2017(2017-08-19) (aged 77)
Woodbury, Minnesota
Height:6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight:200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High school: Saint Clair (PA)
College: Pittsburgh
NFL Draft: 1961  / Round: 5 / Pick: 57
AFL Draft: 1961  / Round: 22 / Pick: 174
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played-started:142-121
Interceptions:40
Touchdowns:6
Player stats at NFL.com  ·  PFR

Edward Charles "Ed" Sharockman (November 4, 1939 August 19, 2017) was a professional American football defensive back. [1]

Sharockman graduated from the University of Pittsburgh, where he starred as a cornerback. He played 11 seasons in the National Football League, all with the Minnesota Vikings (1961–1972). He started in Super Bowl IV.

In 1970, Sharockman enjoyed a banner day against the Dallas Cowboys, blocking a punt and recovering it for a touchdown, and also returning an intercepted Craig Morton pass for another touchdown in the Vikings' 54-13 annihilation of the eventual NFC champions.

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References

  1. Tomasson, Chris (August 20, 2017). "Original Vikings player, 2-time Pro Bowler Ed Sharockman Dies at 77". St. Paul Pioneer Press. Retrieved August 20, 2017.