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Rock Cartwright
File:Rock Cartwright.jpg
Rock Cartwright during his tenure with the Redskins.
No. --     Free agent
Running back / Return specialist
Personal information
Date of birth: (1979-12-03) December 3, 1979 (age 42)
Place of birth: Conroe, Texas
Height: 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) Weight: 215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
College: Kansas State
NFL Draft: 2002 / Round: 7 / Pick: 257
Debuted in 2002 for the Washington Redskins
Career history
* Washington Redskins ( 2002 2009)
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Unrestricted Free Agent
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2011
Rushing Yards     956
Rushing Average     4.2
Total Return Yards     5,450
Total Touchdowns     9
Stats at

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.

Cartwright has also been a member of the Oakland Raiders and San Francisco 49ers.

Early years

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.[1]

College career

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

Professional career

File:Rock Cartwright tackled by Glenn Earl, Washington Redskins vs Houston Texans, September 2006.jpg

Cartwright is tackled by Houston Texans strong safety Glenn Earl.

Washington Redskins

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.[2]

Oakland Raiders

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

San Francisco 49ers

Carwright signed with the San Francisco 49ers on March 15, 2012.[3] He was released on August 31, 2012.