Today in Patriots History
Happy 67th birthday to Pete Brock
Born July 14, 1954 in Portland, Oregon
Patriot center/offensive lineman, 1976-1987; uniform #58
Pats 1st round (12th overall) pick in the 1976 draft, from Colorado
Peter Anthony Brock played in 154 games with 88 starts with the Pats, and also appeared in eight playoff games. At the time those 154 games played ranked as the sixth most in franchise history. Among the honors Brock received were the Unsung Hero Award in 1979; 1984 Jim Lee Hunt Award (best Patriot lineman) in 1984; the Ed Block Memorial Courage Award (NFL player that exemplifies a commitment to sportsmanship and courage) in 1985; the 1986 Miller Lite NFL Lineman of the Year; and was named center for the Patriots All-Decade Team for the 1990s. Pete Brock was a solid, resilient player who persevered through multiple injuries and surgeries. He is part of a lineage of fine centers the Patriots have had dating back to Jon Morris from the American Football League days. Pete Brock has worked on pre- and post-game Patriots radio broadcasts, and served as the president of the New England Patriots Alumni Club.
This is a good article on the lineman below:
Nov 12, 2013:
Known as Mr. Versatility during his 12-year career with the New England Patriots, Pete Brock played every position on the offensive line.
Editor's Note: It's Hall of Fame Week for Colorado Athletics! The 11-member Class of 2018 will be inducted on Thursday, Nov. 8, at 6:30 p.m. at the Boedecker Gym in the CU Events Center, and will be recognized at Saturday's football game against Washington State at 1:30 p.m. Our fourth CU...
C-T-G, #58 Height: 6’5 Weight: 275 Yrs/Pat: 13 Acquired: D-1b 1976 School: Colorado Major: Environmental Biology Born: Jul 14, 1954 Portland OR Career Highlights During his collegiate career as a Collegiate All American, he was a Hula Bowl All Star and Chicago Tribune College All Star. After his...
Pete has been in involved in a variety of businesses including the Research and Development division of Nike and as founder and president of Frontline Technologies, Inc., a systems integration and custom software development company that was later acquired by CheckFree Investment Services.[/i]