Robert Jordan (American football)

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Robert Jordan
No. --     Free Agent
Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1986-01-29) January 29, 1986 (age 28)
Place of birth: Oakland, California
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) Weight: 171 lb (78 kg)
Career information
College: California
Undrafted in 2008
Debuted in 2010 for the BC Lions
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
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Robert Jordan (born January 29, 1986 in Oakland, California) is a Canadian football wide receiver who is a free agent. He has also played for the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League.

College career[edit]

Jordan played college football for the California Golden Bears. Jordan set the University of California record for consecutive games with a receptions with 42 and started more games at 37 than any other player on the 2007 team. He attended Hayward High School in Hayward, California.

Professional career[edit]

San Francisco 49ers[edit]

Jordan signed a free agent contract with the National Football League San Francisco 49ers on April 28, 2008.

On July 29, 2008 Jordan was released from the San Francisco 49ers (upon his own personal decision), so that he could tend to a death in his family. Ex-head coach Mike Nolan was reported saying that he wanted to bring the un-drafted rookie back some time in the near future so that he may attend practice squad.

British Columbia Lions[edit]

On April 13, 2010, Jordan signed with the British Columbia Lions.[1] On July 26, 2010, he was released by the Lions.[2]

Florida Tarpons[edit]

On August 15, 2011, Jordan signed with the Florida Tarpons.[3]


He is the cousin of former Cal running back and current Seattle Seahawks player Marshawn Lynch, Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Josh Johnson and former Oakland Raiders quarterback JaMarcus Russell.


  1. ^ Lions add Reed and Jordan to receiving corps
  2. ^ Lions add quarterback Reilly, release Robert Jordan
  3. ^ Former Cal receiver Jordon, signed by Florida

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