Yoder in 2008
|No. 80, 83, 87|
|Date of birth:||March 18, 1978|
|Place of birth:||New Palestine, Indiana|
|Height:||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Weight:||251 lb (114 kg)|
|High school:||New Palestine (IN)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics|
Todd Matthew Yoder (born March 18, 1978) is a former American football tight end. Yoder was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2000. He played college football at Vanderbilt. He has also been a member of the Jacksonville Jaguars and Washington Redskins. He now resides in Clearwater, Florida, coaching High School football at Calvary Christian High School.
High school career
Yoder attended New Palestine High School in New Palestine, Indiana, where he lettered in football, basketball, and track. In football, he was an All-State running back as a senior, after he rushed for 1,219 yards and made 14 receptions for 12 touchdowns. He played wide receiver as a junior and sophomore.
Yoder was a four-year letterman at Vanderbilt and posted 80 career receptions for 1,267 yards and eight touchdowns, during those four years. He caught 25 passes for 361 yards and two touchdowns as a senior. He was named to the SEC’s Goodworks Team as a junior. He finished second on the team with 21 receptions during sophomore season. Todd was named to the freshman All-SEC after leading the Commodores in receiving with 21 catches for 471 yards and three touchdowns, and his first collegiate catch was a 50-yard touchdown reception versus Notre Dame. He graduated with a degree in chemistry.
In his career, he has 48 catches 460 yards and eight touchdowns. Years previous to joining the Washington Redskins, Yoder had only caught two touchdown passes. Yoder is currently the Head Football Coach at Calvary Christian High School in Clearwater, Florida.
While a member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Yoder co-hosted "The Todd Yoder Show" with radio host Randy Harris. The program was broadcast weekly, usually from a different venue throughout Tampa Bay, in front of a live audience.
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