Rock Cartwright during his tenure with the Redskins.
|No. -- Free agent|
|Running back / Return specialist|
|Date of birth:December 3, 1979|
|Place of birth: Conroe, Texas|
|Height: 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)||Weight: 215 lb (98 kg)|
|College: Kansas State|
|NFL Draft: 2002 / Round: 7 / Pick: 257|
|Debuted in 2002 for the Washington Redskins|
|* Washington Redskins ( 2002– 2009)
|Roster status: Unrestricted Free Agent|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of 2011|
|Total Return Yards||5,450|
|Stats at NFL.com|
Roderick Rashaun Cartwright (born December 3, 1979) is an American football running back, who is a free agent in the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Washington Redskins in the seventh round of the 2002 NFL Draft. He played college football at Kansas State.
Early years[edit | edit source]
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.
College career[edit | edit source]
Professional career[edit | edit source]
Washington Redskins[edit | edit source]
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 100-yard Kickoff return for a touchdown. In 2007, he was ranked second in the NFC in kickoff returns. He was released on March 4, 2010.
Oakland Raiders[edit | edit source]
Cartwright signed with the Oakland Raiders on April 26, 2010.
San Francisco 49ers[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- "Players". NFLPlayers.com. http://www.nflplayers.com/players/player.aspx?id=33226. Retrieved 2010-09-07.
- "Redskins release Rock Cartwright | ProFootballTalk.com". Profootballtalk.nbcsports.com. 2010-03-04. http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2010/03/04/redskins-release-rock-cartwright/. Retrieved 2010-09-07.
- Cartwright coming across the Bay to fill 49ers' voids