Robert Royal

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This article is for the NFL tight end. For the author see Robert Royal (author)
Robert Royal
Robert Royal and Angelo Crowell.jpg
Royal (left) with Angelo Crowell
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Position: Tight end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1979-05-15) May 15, 1979 (age 36)
Place of birth: New Orleans, Louisiana
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight: 257 lb (117 kg)
Career information
High school: New Orleans (LA) Karr
College: Louisiana State
NFL draft: 2002 / Round: 5 / Pick: 160
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • Second-team All-SEC (2001)
Career NFL statistics
Receptions: 128
Receiving yards: 1,271
Receiving average: 9.9
Receiving touchdowns: 14
Stats at

Robert Shelton Royal (born May 15, 1979) is a former American football tight end. He was drafted by the Washington Redskins in the fifth round of the 2002 NFL Draft. He played college football at Louisiana State.

Early years[edit]

Royal attended Edna Karr High School in New Orleans, Louisiana, where he was a standout in football and basketball. In football, as a senior, he posted ten sacks and 80 tackles.

Professional career[edit]

Washington Redskins[edit]

Royal was drafted by the Washington Redskins in the fifth round of the 2002 NFL Draft.

Buffalo Bills[edit]

Royal signed with the Buffalo Bills as an unrestricted free agent on March 11, 2006.[1] He was released by the Bills on February 26, 2009.

Cleveland Browns[edit]

After his release from the Bills, Royal was signed by the Cleveland Browns on March 5, 2009.

The Browns released Royal on February 9, 2011.[2]


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