- This article is for the NFL tight end. For the author see Robert Royal (author)
Royal (left) with Angelo Crowell
|No. -- Free Agent|
|Date of birth:May 15, 1979|
|Place of birth: New Orleans, Louisiana|
|Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)||Weight: 257 lb (117 kg)|
|NFL Draft: 2002 / Round: 5 / Pick: 160|
|Debuted in 2003 for the Washington Redskins|
|Roster status: Active|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2010|
|Stats at NFL.com|
Robert Shelton Royal (born May 15, 1979) is an American football tight end who is currently a free agent of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Washington Redskins in the fifth round of the 2002 NFL Draft. He played college football at Louisiana State.
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.
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.
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