Tim Rossovich, an All-American defensive end in 1967 and member of that national championship team, died Thursday after a long illness. He was 72.
Rosssovich was in the NFL from 1968-76 and played in the 1969 Pro Bowl. He then turned to acting where he had nearly 50 credits.
He was inducted into the USC Hall of Fame in 2015. Rossovich was selected with the 14th pick of the 1968 NFL draft by the Philadelphia Eagles. He played for the Eagles from 1968-71 and was a 1969 Pro Bowl pick
He was even the kicker at USC and made a field goal and extra point in USC’s 10-6 victory over Texas in 1966.
People who knew Rossovich were full of stories of crazy stunts or hi-jinx. He reportedly chewed glass and set himself on fire.