Stephens-Howling with the Steelers against the Titans
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|Date of birth:||April 26, 1987|
|Place of birth:||Johnstown, Pennsylvania|
|Height:||5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)|
|Weight:||185 lb (84 kg)|
|High school:||Johnstown (PA) Greater Johnstown|
|NFL Draft:||2009 / Round: 7 / Pick: 240|
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LaRod Stephens-Howling (born April 26, 1987) is a former American football running back and kickoff returner. He was drafted by the Arizona Cardinals in the seventh round of the 2009 NFL Draft. He played college football at Pittsburgh.
Stephens-Howling was drafted by the Arizona Cardinals in the seventh round of the 2009 NFL Draft with the 240th overall pick. In addition to playing running back, Stephens-Howling returned kickoffs for the team. On November 1, 2009, Stephens-Howling recorded his first NFL touchdown on a 14-yard reception from quarterback Kurt Warner against the Carolina Panthers. On November 29, 2009, Stephens-Howling returned a Rob Bironas kickoff 99 yards for a touchdown against the Tennessee Titans. On September 26, 2010, Stephens-Howling returned the opening kickoff 102 yards for a touchdown against the Oakland Raiders. On October 31, 2010, he scored his first rushing touchdown after bouncing out near the sidelines and running 30 yards against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. On December 4, 2011, Stephens-Howling scored the game-winning touchdown in overtime against the Dallas Cowboys on a 52-yard reception from Kevin Kolb. He became a restricted free agent following the 2011 season, but was re-signed by the Cardinals on April 16, 2012.
Stephens-Howling signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers on April 26, 2013. At the beginning of the 2013 season against the Tennessee Titans, he tore his ACL and missed the rest of the season after undergoing surgery.
After his time with the Steelers, Stephens-Howling did not sign with another NFL team.
- "Carolina Panthers at Arizona Cardinals - November 1st, 2009". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
- "Arizona Cardinals at Tennessee Titans - November 29th, 2009". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
- "Oakland Raiders at Arizona Cardinals - September 26th, 2010". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
- "Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Arizona Cardinals - October 31st, 2010". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
- "Dallas Cowboys at Arizona Cardinals - December 4th, 2011". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
- Steelers Agree To Terms With Stephens-Howling