No. 86 Tampa Bay Buccaneers
|Date of birth:September 21, 1988|
|Place of birth: Bronx, New York|
|High school: North Bergen (NJ)|
|NFL Draft: 2012 / Round: 4 / Pick: 111|
|Debuted in 2012 for the Chicago Bears|
|Roster status: Active|
Career NFL statistics
Evan Junior Rodriguez (born on September 21, 1988) is an American football fullback and tight end for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for Temple. He is of Puerto Rican descent.
2012 NFL Draft
|Ht||Wt||40-yd dash||10-yd split||20-yd split||20-ss||3-cone||Vert||Broad||BP|
|6 ft 1 in||242 lb||4.58 s||4.28 s||6.94 s||36.0 in||9 ft 11 in||18 reps|
|All values from the NFL Combine|
On June 10, 2013, Rodriguez was released.
Buffalo Bills signed him on November 4, 2013. On August 29, 2014, they released him in their finals cuts for the 53-man roster.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Rodriguez allegedly had a felony assault charge, which eventually was reduced to a misdemeanor disturbance and trespassing charge after an alleged physical altercation with a female residence hall adviser during his time at West Virginia, and was later arrested for disorderly conduct at Temple in April 2009. On March 21, 2013, Rodriguez was arrested in Miami Beach, Florida for disorderly intoxication and resisting a police officer without violence. Rodriguez had been in Miami to train with some of his teammates, but after his arrest, faced a $1,500 bail. Later in the year, on May 31, Rodriguez was arrested for driving under the influence, speeding and improper lane switching on Interstate 90 in Illinois.
- "Evan Rodriguez Draft Profile â€". Nfl.com. Retrieved 2012-07-30.
- "NFL Videos: 2012 Combine workout: Evan Rodriguez". Nfl.com. February 29, 2012. Retrieved 2012-07-30.
- "Bears pick Rodriguez in fourth round". Chicagobears.com. April 28, 2012. Retrieved 2012-07-30.
- "Bears agree to terms with two draft picks". Chicagobears.com. May 8, 2012. Retrieved 2012-07-30.
- Mayer, Larry (June 10, 2013). "Bears make roster moves". Chicago Bears. Retrieved 2013-06-10.
- Florio, Mike (June 11, 2013). "Dolphins claim Evan Rodriguez". Profootballtalk.com. Retrieved 2013-06-11.
- "Evan Rodriguez arrested while training with Bears in Miami". Sports Illustrated. March 21, 2013. Retrieved 2013-03-21.
- Wright, Michael C. (May 31, 2013). "Evan Rodriguez arrested for DUI". ESPN. Retrieved 2013-05-31.