|Date of birth:May 8, 1987|
|Place of birth: Kansas City, Missouri|
|College: Tennessee State|
|Undrafted in 2010|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|* Huntington Hammer (2011)|
|Roster status: Active|
|CFL status: International|
|Career highlights and awards|
|* ArenaBowl champion (XXVIII)|
|Stats at CFL.ca|
|Stats at ArenaFan.com|
Born the son of Jennifer and Rodney Fritz, Rodney attended Hickman High School in Kansas City, Missouri. There he was named all-state as tight end, after having 21 receptions for 549 yards and nine touchdowns, and was an honorable mention as a linebacker. He was also named all conference in basketball.
In 2006, Rodney attended Highland CC, where he played in nine games, registering 71 tackles (46 solo, 25 assists), and posted three sacks with 9.5 tackles for a loss (37 yards). He also managed one forced fumble. As a result, he was named to the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference Second Team.
In 2007, Rodney transferred to Los Angeles Pierce College, where he played in nine games, registering 98 tackles (61 solo, 37 assists), and posted seven sacks with 19 tackles for a loss (37 yards). He also managed one interception, three forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries. As a result, he was named to the Western State Conference First Team.
In 2011, Fritz signed with the Huntington Hammer of the Ultimate Indoor Football League. There he led the Hammer defense in tackles-for-loss, was second on the team in sacks, and recorded the most forced fumbles.
Winnipeg Blue BombersEdit
During the 2013 CFL training camp, Fritz was released by the Blue Bombers.
Los Angeles KISSEdit
On November 11, 2015, Fritz was assigned to the Los Angeles KISS. On June 17, 2016, Fritz was placed on reassignment.
On June 20, 2016, Fritz was claimed by the Arizona Rattlers.
On April 4, 2019, Fritz was assigned to the Albany Empire.
- ↑ "Rodney Fritz bio – Tennessee State Tigers Athletics". www.tsutigers.com. Tennessee State Athletics. Archived from the original on 2011-10-04. https://web.archive.org/web/20111004143036/http://www.tsutigers.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=19600&ATCLID=1569325%2F.
- ↑ "2011 Huntington Hammer stats". www.theuifl.com. Ultimate Indoor Football League. http://www.theuifl.com/01/UIFLStats/hun.htm#team.ind/.
- ↑ "July 15th, 2011 AFL Transactions". www.arenafan.com. ArenaFan. http://www.arenafan.com/news/?page=transactions/.
- ↑ "Huntington's Fritz becomes first UIFL player to AFL". www.theuifl.com. Ultimate Indoor Football League. http://theuifl.com/archives/1502/.[dead link]
- ↑ "BLUE BOMBERS SIGN DEFENSIVE LINEMAN TO PR". www.bluebombers.com. Winnipeg Blue Bombers. http://www.bluebombers.com/article/blue-bombers-sign-defensive-lineman-to-pr.
- ↑ "Team Transactions". arenafan.com. Archived from the original on March 22, 2018. https://web.archive.org/web/20180322223245/http://www.arenafan.com/teams/Baltimore_Brigade-235/transactions/. Retrieved March 22, 2018.