During his final season in 1929, Stockton split time between the Boston Bulldogs and the Providence Steamroller. He was the grandfather of basketball Hall of Fame inductee, John Stockton, who played point guard for the National Basketball Association"s Utah Jazz from 1984 to 2003. Born in Parma, Idaho, Stockton set high school football scoring records as a back at Columbia Preparatory in Portland, Oregon.
Originally enrolled at Saint Mary"s College, then in Oakland, California, he transferred as a sophomore in 1922 to Gonzaga in Spokane, Washington, where he played baseball and football.
While in college, Stockton was compared to the top back of the era, Red Grange of Illinois. During a Thanksgiving Day game in 1926, a pass from Stockton to Two-Bits Homan netted the Yellow Jackets a 20–14 victory over the Green Bay Packers.
At the start of his last season in 1929, Stockton and former Gonzaga teammate Flaherty were in training camp with the New York Giants. Stockton was an assistant coach at his alma mater Gonzaga during the 1927 season.
Following his football career, he was briefly a professional wrestler in Spokane, and worked for the highway department in Idaho.