Tyrone Rodgers
No. 91     
Defensive Tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1969-04-27) April 27, 1969 (age 52)
Place of birth: Longview, Texas
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 266 lb (121 kg)
Career information
College: University of Washington
Undrafted in 1992
Debuted in 1992 for the Seattle Seahawks
Last played in 1994 for the Seattle Seahawks
Career history
* Seattle Seahawks (19921994)
Career highlights and awards

Tyrone Dworin Rodgers (born April 27, 1969) is a former American football defensive tackle in the National Football League who played for the Seattle Seahawks (1992–1994).[1]

Early career

Rodgers played high school football at Banning High School in Wilmington, California, where he was teammates with Jamelle Holieway, Leroy Holt, Bob Whitfield, Courtney Hall, Mark Tucker, Ed Lalau, and Marvin Pollard. Rodgers played with a team stacked with talent, where several went onto play in the NFL. Rodgers junior year won the L.A. City Section 4A championship defeating their crosstown arch rival Carson High School.

College career

Rodgers originally signed his letter of intent with the University of Oklahoma. After a scandal in which exposed the Oklahoma Sooners football program, the Sooners was placed on probation, and lost scholarships. The NCAA allowed players that was not involved in the recruiting scandal to transfer to other universities and not lose any elgibility or sitting out for a year.

Rodgers then transferred to the University of Washington, where he played with one of his high school and childhood friend Terrence Powe.[2] Rodgers helped engineered a Huskies defense that went undefeated and won the 1992 Rose Bowl. The Washington Huskies went on to share the National Championship with the Miami Hurricanes.

Professional career

Rodgers signed as an undrafted defensive lineman with the Seattle Seahawks.

References

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