Shay Hodge
Hamilton Tiger-Cats
Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-10-18) October 18, 1987 (age 32)
Place of birth: Morton, Mississippi
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Weight: 207 lb (94 kg)
Career information
College: Ole Miss
Undrafted in 2010
Debuted in 2012 for the Georgia Force
Career history
* Washington Redskins ( 2010)*
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Receptions     53
Yards     595
Touchdowns     10
Kick Return Yards     261
Kick Return Touchdowns     0

Vareion Deshay "Shay" Hodge (born October 18, 1987, in Morton, Mississippi) is a Gridiron football wide receiver who is currently a member of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League. He was signed by the Washington Redskins as an undrafted free agent in 2010. He played college football at Ole Miss.

College careerEdit

Hodge was a 2009 first-team All-SEC selection. He became the all-time leading receiver in Ole Miss history with 2,646 receiving yards. While at Ole Miss, he had 22 receiving touchdowns and 173 career catches, making him second in Ole Miss history. His six 100-yard receiving games tied him for second in Ole Miss history. In his senior season at Ole Miss, he caught 70 passes for 1,135 yards and a team-high eight touchdown grabs.[1]

Template:Copypaste PERSONAL: Son of James and Victoria Hodge ... Full name is Vareion Deshay Hodge ... Born: October 18, 1987 ... Majoring in Journalism ... Made U.M.A.A. Honor Roll in Spring 2007 and Fall 2008.

Signed an NFL free-agent contract with the San Francisco 49ers following his senior year ... Competed in the 2010 Senior Bowl ... Participated in the 2010 NFL Scouting Combine ... CAREER: Ole Miss career leader in receiving yards (2,646) ... Ranks second all-time at Ole Miss in receptions (173) and TD catches (22) and tied for second in 100-yard receiving games (6) ... 2009: Chosen honorable mention All-America by ... Named All-SEC first team by AP, SEC Coaches, Rivals

Professional careerEdit

Washington RedskinsEdit

Hodge originally signed a free-agent contract with the San Francisco 49ers but was released during rookie camp. Following his release, he was immediately offered a spot with the Washington Redskins and signed a contract with them. He was waived during final cuts.

Cincinnati BengalsEdit

Hodge was signed to the Cincinnati Bengals practice squad on September 8, 2010.

Georgia ForceEdit

Hodge has signed with the Georgia Force of the Arena Football League for 2012.

Kansas City CommandEdit

Hodge was traded to the Kansas City Command on March 5, 2012 along with John Gianninoto

New Orleans VooDooEdit

Hodge signed with the New Orleans VooDoo for the 2013 season.


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