Rodney Coe
Defensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1993-05-18) May 18, 1993 (age 27)
Place of birth: Fulton, Missouri
Career information
College: Akron
Undrafted in 2016
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Dallas Cowboys ( 2016)*
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A

Rodney Coe (born May 18, 1993) is an American football defensive tackle who is currently a free agent. He played college football at the University of Akron.

College career

After being recruited by Iowa, Coe decided to attend Iowa Western Community College to improve his grades and further his football career as a running back.[1]

After two years, Coe committed to Iowa State, where he transitioned to defensive tackle.[2] On March 24, 2014, Coe was dismissed from the Iowa State team by head coach Paul Rhoads for a violation of team rules.[3] Coe chose to end his college career for the Akron Zips football team.[4]

Professional career

Dallas Cowboys

Coe signed with the Dallas Cowboys as an undrafted free agent on May 6, 2016.[5] He was released by the Cowboys during final roster cuts on September 3.[6]

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

On September 14, 2016, Coe was signed to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' practice squad.[7] He was released on November 18, but was re-signed to the practice squad on November 29.[8][9] He was released on December 27.[10]

Jacksonville Jaguars

On December 29, 2016, Coe was signed to the Jacksonville Jaguars' practice squad.[11]

Seattle Seahawks

On January 19, 2017, Coe signed a reserve/future contract with the Seattle Seahawks.[12] On May 9, 2017, he was released by the Seahawks.[13] He was re-signed on July 30, 2017.[14] He was waived on September 2, 2017.[15] He was re-signed to the Seahawks practice squad on October 25, 2017.[16] He was promoted to the active roster on November 28, 2017.[17] He was waived on December 12, 2017.[18]

Detroit Lions

On December 13, 2017, Coe was claimed off waivers by the Detroit Lions.[19]


  1. Adam Rittenberg (May 27, 2011). "Iowa recruit Rodney Coe going juco route". ESPN Internet Ventures. Retrieved December 21, 2016.
  2. Rob Gray (August 8, 2013). "The metamorphosis of Rodney Coe". The Gazette. Retrieved December 21, 2016.
  3. Ryan Young (March 24, 2014). "Rhoads explains decision to dismiss Rodney Coe". Iowa State Daily. Retrieved December 21, 2016.
  4. "COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Coe close career at Akron". Civitas Media. December 24, 2015. Retrieved December 21, 2016.
  5. Helman, David (May 6, 2016). "Cowboys Make Five Roster Moves; Announce Undrafted Free Agents". Archived from the original on September 5, 2017. Retrieved November 18, 2016.
  6. Helman, David (September 3, 2016). "Three Former Draft Picks Among Cowboys' Cuts; McFadden Moved To NFI". Archived from the original on February 22, 2018. Retrieved November 18, 2016.
  7. "bucs-bolster-depth-by-signing-rb-jacquizz-rodgers".
  8. "Buccaneers Re-Sign DE Channing Ward To Practice Squad, Cut DT Rodney Coe". November 18, 2016.
  9. Smith, Scott (November 29, 2016). "Major Wright Returns Amid Week 12 Moves".
  10. Smith, Scott (December 27, 2016). "Cam Brate Heads to Injured Reserve". Archived from the original on September 1, 2017.
  11. "Jaguars Signed DT Rodney Coe To Practice Squad". December 29, 2016.
  12. "Seahawks Sign Five Players To 2017 Future Contracts". January 19, 2017.
  13. Boyle, John (May 9, 2017). "Seahawks Sign DE David Bass, Release Eight Players".
  14. Boyle, John (July 30, 2017). "Seahawks Place Malik McDowell On Reserve/Did Not Report List; Sign DT Rodney Coe".
  15. Drovetto, Tony (September 2, 2017). "Seahawks Make Three More Trades, Set 53-Man Roster". Archived from the original on October 9, 2017.
  16. "Seahawks re-sign DT Rodney Coe to practice squad". October 25, 2017.
  17. Boyle, John (November 28, 2017). "Seahawks Make Roster Moves". Archived from the original on March 2, 2018.
  18. Boyle, John (December 12, 2017). "Seahawks Make Roster Moves". Archived from the original on December 19, 2017.
  19. "Lions awarded DT Rodney Coe via waivers from Seahawks". December 13, 2017.

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