|Date of birth:||November 8, 1979|
|Place of birth:||Delray Beach, Florida|
|NFL Draft:||2002 / Round: 1 / Pick: 27|
|San Francisco 49ers|
St. Louis Rams
|Playing stats at|
High school[edit | edit source]
Rumph attended Atlantic Community High School in Delray Beach, Florida. He was among the SuperPrep National Top 50 players and was a SuperPrep All-American. As a senior, he gained 519 yards rushing and receiving with five touchdowns and totaled 108 tackles and snagged six interceptions for 172 yards.
University of Miami[edit | edit source]
Rumph was a quiet but productive player during his career at the University of Miami which culminated with a National Championship in his senior year. Rumph compiled 117 tackles (117 solo), 2 forced fumbles and 6 interceptions (returning one for a touchdown) during his time at Miami. He was a second team Big East selection his sophomore and senior years and a first team selection his junior year.
San Francisco 49ers[edit | edit source]
Rumph was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the 1st round of the 2002 NFL Draft, with the 27th overall selection. He was originally a cornerback, but the 49ers switched him to safety due to a combination of his strong tackling ability and poor man-to-man coverage skills. He missed large parts of the 2004 and 2005 seasons due to injuries.
Washington Redskins[edit | edit source]
St. Louis Rams[edit | edit source]
Mike Rumph was signed to the St. Louis Rams on March 20, 2007, but was released on August 3, 2007. He retired in July 2008.
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