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Roger Eason

1942 NFL Draft: Round 3 Pick 17

Roster Info

Season Class # Pos Ht Wt
1939 SO 56 T 6-1 196
1940 JR 56 T 6-0 210
1941 (C)

Personal Info

First Name: Charles
Middle Name: Rogers
Last Name: Eason
Common Name: Roger
Hometown: Oklahoma City, OK
High School: Central
Birth Date/Place: July 31, 1918 in Pauls Valley, OK
Death Date/Place: April 28, 1998 in Houston, TX (age 79)
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Charles Roger, died Tuesday, April 28, 1998. He was born on July 31, 1918 in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma. He graduated from Central High School in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma in 1936. He was given a football scholarship to the University of Oklahoma where he majored in Petroleum Engineering. Mr. Eason was a three year letterman and co-captain of the 1941 University of Oklahoma football team. He was honored by being elected in 1940 and 1941 Big Six Conference offensive tackle. He was also a 1941 Chicago Tribune All American. He was drafted by the United States Army and the Cleveland Rams that same year. He served in the US Army as a forward observer from 1941-1944. He returned from military service and played on the 1945 Cleveland Rams World Championship Football Team. He played with the Los Angeles Rams from 1945-1949. He also played for the Green Bay Packers from 1950-1951. He then began his long association with the oil field service industry. Mr. Eason was with Associated Oilfield RentalCorporation for 15 years, his last position as President. In 1976, was elected President of A1 Bit and Tool, a subsidary of W.R. Grace Energy Group. He retired from W.R. Grace in 1983. He then continued a relationship with Noble Drilling Corporation which was first started in the oil fields of Louisiana in 1935. In October 1997, he was honored by Noble Drilling's naming a drill ship the NOBLE ROGER EASON. He was fortunate to have worked for many great men but especially for Chester Posey and Jim Day. Hewas a Life Member of the Oklahoma Club of the University of Oklahoma, The Houston Club, Quail Valley Country Club and Braeburn Country Club. He is holding a place for all of his friends from the Round Table at the Big Round Table.


  • A (C) indicates that the player was a captain for that season (named before each game in 1982, 1995 through 1998, and 2022 to present).
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