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Rodney Jarvis "Rod" Sherman (born December 25, 1944) is a former American football wide receiver who played professionally in the American Football League (AFL) and the National Football League (NFL).

Rodney Jarvis Sherman
No. 86
Position:Wide receiver
Personal information
Born: (1944-12-25) December 25, 1944 (age 74)
Pasadena, California
Height:6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight:190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school:John Muir
(Pasadena, California)
NFL Draft:1966 / Round: 4 / Pick: 54
AFL draft:1966 / Round: Red Shirt 1 / Pick: 7
(by the Oakland Raiders)[1]
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Receiving yards:1,567
Receiving touchdowns:5
Player stats at
Player stats at PFR

High school careerEdit

College careerEdit

Sherman played college football at the University of Southern California. He was All-Pac-8 in 1966.

Professional careerEdit

Sherman played for the AFL's Oakland Raiders (1967, 1969) and Cincinnati Bengals (1968) and for the NFL's Raiders (1970–1971), Denver Broncos (1972) and Los Angeles Rams (1973).

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "1966 AFL Draft". Retrieved March 23, 2017.