The Green Bay Packers announced that erstwhile fullback John Brockington died Friday astatine the property of 74.
Raised successful Brooklyn, helium was the ninth prime of the 1971 NFL Draft retired of Ohio State.
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John Brockington of the Green Bay Packers carries the shot during a crippled against the Baltimore Colts astatine Memorial Stadium successful Baltimore connected Sept. 22, 1974. (Focus connected Sport/Getty Images)
Brockington was named the Offensive Rookie of the Year that season, arsenic good arsenic a first-team All-Pro, a feat helium accomplished again 2 years later. He was named to the 2nd squad successful 1972.
Brockington made the Pro Bowl successful each of his archetypal 3 seasons and was successful Green Bay until 1977. He was released aft the Packers' archetypal crippled that twelvemonth earlier being picked up by the Kansas City Chiefs.
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In his archetypal 3 seasons, Brockington rushed for 3,276 yards connected 755 attempts (4.3 YPC) with 15 touchdowns. (He besides caught two.)
He led the NFL with 309 full touches successful 1974 with the payment of a career-high 43 receptions.
When Brockington retired, helium had the second-most rushing yards successful Packers past with 5,024; helium presently ranks 4th for the franchise.
After receiving a kidney transplant successful 2002, helium founded the John Brockington Foundation to payment others with kidney disease.
The Green Bay Packers' John Brockington takes the manus disconnected from backmost Jerry Tagge during a crippled against the Detroit Lions astatine Lambeau Field successful Green Bay, Wisconsin, connected Sept. 29, 1974. (Focus connected Sport/Getty Images)
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Brockington was inducted into the Packers' Hall of Fame successful 1984.