Roger Hagberg

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Roger Hagberg
Born:(1939-02-28)February 28, 1939
Winnebago, Minnesota, United States
Died:April 15, 1970(1970-04-15) (aged 31)
Lafayette, California, United States
Career information
Position(s) Running back
College University of Minnesota
NFL draft 1961 / Round: 10 / Pick 128
(by the Green Bay Packers)
Career history
As player
1961–1964 Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL)
1965–1969 Oakland Raiders
Career highlights and awards

Roger Hagberg (February 28, 1939 – April 15, 1970) was a professional gridiron football player, who played running back for five seasons for the Oakland Raiders, and four seasons with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. [1] [2]

Roger's family moved to Rochester, MN when he was young and he grew up there. His father worked as a probation officer and his mother taught Latin at Central Junior High School. Roger graduated from Rochester High School in 1957 and attended the University of Minnesota.

Hagberg was killed on April 15, 1970 when he was thrown out of his car, and struck by two other vehicles. [3] Oakland Raiders quarterback Daryle Lamonica attended Roger Hagberg's funeral in Rochester.

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References

  1. "Roger Hagberg NFL & AFL Football Statistics". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 2016-02-07.
  2. "h". Cflapedia.com. Retrieved 2016-02-07.