June 2016 Fit MD Athlete of the Month
Roderick (Rod) Bernstine is a former professional football player who was selected by the San Diego Chargers in the 1st round (24th overall) of the 1987 NFL Draft. A 6’3″, 235 pound running back/tight end from Texas A&M, Bernstine played in 9 NFL seasons from 1987 to 1995. His best season as a pro came during the 1993 season as a member of the Denver Broncos when he rushed for 816 yards and caught 44 receptions.
Bernstine lettered at Texas A&M from 1983–86. As a senior, he made the first team All-SWC team at tight end. He holds the school record for the most receptions in a single season.
Bernstine and his wife Stephanie have two children and all reside in the Denver, Colorado area.