Curtis Rouse American Football Guard

Curtis Lamar Rouse (born July 13, 1960 in Augusta, Georgia) is a former American football offensive lineman who played six seasons in the National Football League with the Minnesota Vikings and the San Diego Chargers. A graduate of Lucy Craft Laney High School in Augusta, Georgia, Rouse attended the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. He played on Chattanooga's 1979 Southern Conference championship team as a sophomore. During his senior year, he was named to the All-Southern Conference team and played in the Senior Bowl. Rouse was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings in the 11th round of the 1982 NFL Draft. He played offensive guard, offensive tackle, and special teams for the Vikings from 1982–1986, including all sixteen games in the 1983, 1984, and 1985 seasons. Released by the Vikings following the 1986 season, he played one final season with the San Diego Chargers in 1987. During his playing career, he was the heaviest player in the NFL at 350 pounds. On August 5, 1997, at age 37, Rouse suffered a massive stroke at his home in Clarksville, Tennessee; his weight had ballooned to almost 500 pounds at the time.

Personal details

Date of birth
July 13th, 1960
Place of birth
Augusta, Georgia, United States of America
Date of death
May 3rd, 2013 at age of 52
Places lived
Augusta , Georgia
pop. 194,343 (2009)


1. University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Colleges/University

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is a public university located in Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States. The University, often referred to as UTC or simply "Chattanooga" (especially in reference to its collegiate athletics), is one of three universities and two other affiliated institutions in the University of Tennessee System; the others being in Knoxville and Martin.

Type Public university
2010. 79 mil. $
2009. 77.3 mil. $
Institution colors
615 McCallie Ave, 37403 - Chattanooga, Tennessee
2010. 9,229
2009. 9,039
2010. 1,552
Acceptance rate
2010. 74.0 %
Local tuition
2011. 6.72 K $
2010. 6.06 K $
2009. 5.66 K $
2008. 5.31 K $
Official web page
Wikipedia article

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
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People attended University of Tennessee at Chattanooga connected by profession and/or age

b. 1905., American Football Guard
b. 1938., American Football Guard
b. 1963., Basketball Shooting guard
b. 1959., American Football Player
b. 1960., Basketball Center
b. 1960., Politician
b. 1947., Military Person
b. 1901., Politician


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