Evan Rodriguez

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Evan Rodriguez
Free agent
Position: Fullback/Tight end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-09-21) September 21, 1988 (age 28)
Place of birth: Bronx, New York
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight: 239 lb (108 kg)
Career information
High school: North Bergen (NJ)
College: Temple
NFL Draft: 2012 / Round: 4 / Pick: 111
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Rushing yards: 0
Rushing attempts: 0
Rushing TDs: 0
Receiving yards: 21
Receptions: 4
Receiving TDs: 0
Player stats at NFL.com

Evan Junior Rodriguez (born on September 21, 1988) is an American football fullback and tight end who is currently a free agent. He played college football for Temple. He is of Puerto Rican descent.

Rodriguez grew up in North Bergen, New Jersey and played football at North Bergen High School.[1]

Professional career[edit]

2012 NFL Draft[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
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[2][3]

He was drafted in the fourth round, and number 127 overall in the 2012 NFL Draft by the Chicago Bears.[4]

Chicago Bears[edit]

On May 8, Rodriguez signed a 4-year contract with the Chicago Bears.[5] In 2012, Rodriguez appeared in 12 games with five starts, catching four passes for 21 yards.[6]

On June 10, 2013, Rodriguez was released.[6]

Miami Dolphins[edit]

On June 11, 2013, Rodriguez was signed by the Miami Dolphins.[7] Rodriguez was cut from the Miami Dolphins on September 1, 2013.

Buffalo Bills[edit]

The 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[edit]

Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed him to their practice squad on November 25, 2014, after Jorvorskie Lane was ruled out for the rest of the season.

Lehigh Valley Steelhawks[edit]

Rodriguez signed with the Lehigh Valley Steelhawks of American Indoor Football, late in the 2016 season.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Villanova, Patrick. "NFL player Evan Rodriguez, of North Bergen, cited in dispute with cops in Florida: report", The Jersey Journal, June 13, 2013. Accessed September 10, 2015. "Current NFL football player and former North Bergen High School star Evan Rodriguez was charged with disorderly intoxication and resisting an officer in Miami Beach early Thursday morning, an NBC affiliate reported. NBC reported that Rodriguez, 24, formerly of North Bergen, was in a car that got into an accident early Thursday morning at the intersection of 6th Street and Alton Road in Miami Beach."
  2. ^ "Evan Rodriguez Draft Profile â€". Nfl.com. Retrieved 2012-07-30. 
  3. ^ "NFL Videos: 2012 Combine workout: Evan Rodriguez". Nfl.com. February 29, 2012. Retrieved 2012-07-30. 
  4. ^ "Bears pick Rodriguez in fourth round". Chicagobears.com. April 28, 2012. Retrieved 2012-07-30. 
  5. ^ "Bears agree to terms with two draft picks". Chicagobears.com. May 8, 2012. Retrieved 2012-07-30. 
  6. ^ a b Mayer, Larry (June 10, 2013). "Bears make roster moves". Chicago Bears. Retrieved 2013-06-10. 
  7. ^ Florio, Mike (June 11, 2013). "Dolphins claim Evan Rodriguez". Profootballtalk.com. Retrieved 2013-06-11. 

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