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Rondell Mealey
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Running back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1977-02-24) February 24, 1977 (age 43)
Place of birth: New Orleans, Louisiana
Career information
College: LSU
NFL Draft: 2000 / Round: 7 / Pick: 252
Debuted in 2001 for the [[{{{debutteam}}}]]
Last played in 2002 for the [[{{{finalteam}}}]]
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Rushing attempts-yards     22-73
Receptions-yards     9-76
Touchdowns     2
Stats at NFL.com

Rondell Christopher Mealey (born February 24, 1977) is a former American football running back in the National Football League.[1]

Early lifeEdit

Rondell Mealey was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. He played high school football at Destrehan High School (Destrehan, Louisiana) where he was a teammate of Baltimore Ravens safety Ed Reed.[2] Mealey was an LSU Tiger during his college playing days. His college career highlight was undoubtedly the 1997 Independence Bowl. Filling in for an injured Kevin Faulk, Mealey rushed for 222 yards and two fourth-quarter touchdowns to lead LSU to a 27-9 victory over Notre Dame. His performance led to Mealey being inducted into the Independence Bowl Hall of Fame in June, 2010.[3]

Professional careerEdit

Rondell Mealey was drafted in the seventh round (252nd pick overall) of the 2000 NFL Draft by the Green Bay Packers.[4] While a Packer Mealey served mainly as a backup running back, seeing playing time in only 14 games over two seasons. He was placed on waivers by the team in September, 2002. Despite interest from and tryouts for teams like the Detroit Lions, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and Houston Texans, Mealey has to date not played again professionally.[5] As of late 2010 Mealey was working for Marathon Oil at a refinery in southern Louisiana[6][7]

College honorsEdit

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ReferencesEdit


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