|No. 54, 83, 53|
|Position:||Center, linebacker, placekicker|
|Born:||October 1, 1936|
|Died:||January 21, 2021 84)(aged|
|Height:||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Weight:||235 lb (107 kg)|
|High school:|| Agawam |
|NFL Draft:||1959 / Round: 15 / Pick: 177|
|AFL draft:||1960 / Round: 1 / Pick: territorial|
Roger Alvin LeClerc (October 1, 1936 –January 21, 2021) was an American professional football player in the National Football League (NFL). He played as a center, linebacker, and placekicker and coached at the college level for one season.
LeClerc played eight seasons for the Chicago Bears in the National Football League (NFL). He was primarily the placekicker in an era when straight ahead kicking under 50 yards was the preferred style. During his playing career the soccer style kicking that is familiar today was already being used by teams. He was the second leading scorer in team history for years with 377 points, but with the modern game, he has slipped to 8th place. His best season was 1965.
LeClerc was the head football coach at Westfield State University in Westfield, Massachusetts for one season, in 1982, compiling a record of 2–7.
After he retired, LeClerc was a math teacher in Agawam, Massachusetts school system for 30 years. His son played College football as a quarterback at the University of New Hampshire.
LeClerc died on January 21, 2021.
|Westfield State Owls (New England Football Conference)(1982)|
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