Rock Cartwright

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Rock Cartwright
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Rock Cartwright during his tenure with the Redskins.
No. 40, 31, 25, 28
Position: Running back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1979-12-03) December 3, 1979 (age 37)
Place of birth: Conroe, Texas
Height: 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Weight: 215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High school: Conroe (TX)
College: Kansas State
NFL Draft: 2002 / Round: 7 / Pick: 257
Career history
As player:
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
As coach:
Career NFL statistics
Rushing yards: 956
Rushing average: 4.2
Total return yards: 5,450
Total touchdowns: 9
Player stats at

Roderick Rashaun Cartwright (born December 3, 1979) is a former American football running back in the National Football League (NFL). He was named Offensive Quality Control coach of the Cleveland Browns in February 2016.[1] He was drafted by the Washington Redskins in the seventh round of the 2002 NFL Draft. He played college football at Kansas State. Cartwright was also a member of the Oakland Raiders and San Francisco 49ers.

Early years[edit]

Cartwright attended Conroe High School in Conroe, Texas, and lettered in football, track and field, and baseball. During his senior year, Cartwright rushed for 2,060 yards and was named a Parade All-American.[2]

College career[edit]

Cartwright played college football at Kansas State University at the fullback position.

Professional career[edit]

Cartwright is tackled by Houston Texans strong safety Glenn Earl.

Washington Redskins[edit]

Cartwright was drafted in the seventh round of the 2002 NFL Draft by the Redskins. In 2006, he broke the Redskins' single-season kickoff return yards record with 64 returns for 1,541 yards - a record which had been previously held by Brian Mitchell since 1994. He also received his first kickoff return for a touchdown in 2006 against the Dallas Cowboys. In 2007, he was ranked second in the NFC in kickoff returns. He was released on March 4, 2010.[3]

Oakland Raiders[edit]

Cartwright signed with the Oakland Raiders on April 26, 2010.

San Francisco 49ers[edit]

Carwright signed with the San Francisco 49ers on March 15, 2012.[4] He was released on August 31, 2012.

Coaching career[edit]

Cartwright was signed as an offensive quality control coach of the Cleveland Browns in 2016.[5]


  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ "Players". Retrieved 2010-09-07. 
  3. ^ "Redskins release Rock Cartwright |". 2010-03-04. Retrieved 2010-09-07. 
  4. ^ Cartwright coming across the Bay to fill 49ers' voids
  5. ^ "Browns adding ex-NFL RB Rock Cartwright to staff". Retrieved 2016-02-08.