Jerry Rush

American football player (born 1942)
American football player
Jerry Rush
No. 82
Position:Defensive tackle
Personal information
Born: (1942-08-07) August 7, 1942 (age 81)
Pontiac, Michigan, U.S.
Career information
College:Michigan State
NFL draft:1965 / Round: 2 / Pick: 25
AFL draft:1965 / Round: 1 / Pick: 7
(by the Boston Patriots)
Career history
  • Detroit Lions (1965–1971)
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played:89
Fumble recoveries:3
Player stats at PFR

Gerald Mitchell Rush (born August 7, 1942) is a former American football defensive tackle in the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Detroit Lions in the second round of the 1965 NFL Draft. He played college football at Michigan State. He played his entire professional career with the Lions, retiring during training camp before the 1972 season.[1]


  1. ^ "Rush calls it quits". Argus-Press. AP. 20 July 1972. p. 18. Retrieved 6 September 2016.
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