Troy Reddick

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Troy Reddick
No. --     Free Agent
Offensive Lineman
Personal information
Date of birth: (1983-12-12) December 12, 1983 (age 30)
Place of birth: Albany, Georgia
Height: 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) Weight: 325 lb (147 kg)
Career information
High school: Albany (GA) Westover Comprehensive
College: Auburn
Undrafted in 2006
Debuted in 2007 for the San Jose Sabercats
Last played in 2010 for the Arizona Rattlers
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Stats at NFL.com
Career Arena football statistics as of 2008
Tackles 1
Stats at ArenaFan.com

Troy Stanley Reddick (born December 12, 1983) is an American football offensive lineman and personal trainer with John Charles' Air One Football Academy, who is currently a free agent of the Arena Football League. He chose to sign with the Chicago Bears over the Cleveland Browns as an undrafted free agent in 2005. He played college football at Auburn University where he was an integral part of the undefeated 2004 season that culminated in a Sugar Bowl victory.

Reddick has also been a member of the New York Giants, San Jose SaberCats, Dallas Desperados, and the Arizona Rattlers. Having had the opportunity to hone his craft in the most physically dominant division of football, the SEC West, his experiences are invaluable to young lineman he trains. As the son of a former college QB and being a life long offensive lineman he contends, that his key to success is helping those around him accomplish their goals.

Early life[edit]

High School Career[edit]

Troy is a 2002 graduate of Westover Comprehensive High School (Georgia). He was a three sport athlete and two-way starter on the football team for which he earned the following accolades: 2× 1st Team Georgia Region 1-AAA, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution [Georgia] State Super 11, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution [Georgia] Top 50, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super Southern 100, Super Prep Magazine All-Dixie Team, Super Prep Magazine Georgia Top 15, rated as one of the top 30 offensive tackles in the nation by Rivals100.com, and Prep Star All-Southeast Region selection.

College career[edit]

Auburn University: He started 40 games split between guard and tackle. His four years starting at Auburn including the undefeated 2004 season that culminated in a SEC championship and a Sugar Bowl victory. He was 2x Associated Press All-SEC Honorable Mention selection. As a part of the winning-est class in Auburn history, helping them maintain a top three winning percentage in the country over three years. He had the opportunity to block for three NFL first round draft picks including Ronnie Brown, Carnell Williams, and Jason Campbell. Also second round draft pick Kenny Irons and fourth round draft pick Brandon Jacobs. Participated in the inaugural Las Vegas All-Star Game.

Professional career[edit]

Attended the 2006 NFL Combine. Signed with the Chicago Bears as an undrafted free agent was released and resumed camp with the New York Giants but was later released. In Spring 2007 while attending camp with the Arena Football Leagues San Jose Sabercats, he was drafted #1 overall in the NFL Europe draft. He chose to stay with the San Jose Sabercats and went on to lead them to the 2007 Arena Bowl Championship. He was traded to the Kansas City Brigade. Then acquired by the Dallas Desperadoes at 2008. He suffered a season ending injury and the AFL filed for bankruptcy later that year. The AFL returned in 2010 and so did Troy with the Arizona Rattlers, proving that he could come back after a potential career ending leg injury.

Training and Coaching Experience[edit]

Trained with Tom Shaw former NE Patriots S&C coach and founder TSP. Trained with Kevin Yoxall former UCLA and Auburn University S&C coach. Trained with Rusty Jones former Buffalo Bills and Chicago Bears S&C coach. Trained with Chip Smith founder of Competitive Edge Sports. In 2010, Troy became the OL/DL coach of Cedar Grove Middle School after turning down several high school coaching offers. CGMS went undefeated in the regular season and lost the division championship game. Working with raw talent is something Troy is very passionate about.

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