Len Rohde

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Len Rohde
Born:(1938-04-16)April 16, 1938
Palatine, Illinois
Died:May 13, 2017(2017-05-13) (aged 79)
Career information
Position(s)Tackle
CollegeUtah State
AFL draft1960 / Round: 2 / Pick: First Selections
Drafted byBuffalo Bills
NFL draft1960 / Round: 5 / Pick 59
Career history
As player
1960–1974San Francisco 49ers
Career highlights and awards
Pro Bowls1 (1970)

Leonard Emil Rohde (April 16, 1938 – May 13, 2017) was an American football offensive tackle who played fifteen seasons for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League. He helped the 49ers win the NFC West Division from 1970–72 and he was selected to the Pro Bowl after the 1970 season. Rohde played college football at Utah State University

The 49ers offense he played with led the NFL in points scored in 1965 and 1970 and the NFC in 1972. The 49ers offense also led the NFL in yards gained in 1965 and the NFC in 1970. The 49ers also led the NFL in passing yards in 1965 and 1969 and the NFC in 1970 and 1972. Rohde died on May 13, 2017, aged 79.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Former 49ers T Len Rohde Passes Away". San Francisco 49ers. May 15, 2017. Retrieved May 16, 2017.
  2. ^ Branch, Eric (May 15, 2017). "Ironman former 49ers offensive lineman Len Rohde dies". San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved May 16, 2017.