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Rock Cartwright

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Rock Cartwright during his tenure with the Redskins.
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Position: Running back / Return specialist
Personal information
Date of birth: (1979-12-03) December 3, 1979 (age 36)
Place of birth: Conroe, Texas
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Career information
High school: Conroe (TX)
College: Kansas State
NFL draft: 2002 / Round: 7 / Pick: 257
Career history
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Rushing Yards: 956
Rushing Average: 4.2
Total Return Yards: 5,450
Total Touchdowns: 9
Stats at NFL.com

Roderick Rashaun Cartwright (born December 3, 1979) is a former American football running back in the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Washington Redskins in the seventh round of the 2002 NFL Draft. He played college football at Kansas State. Cartwright was also a member of the Oakland Raiders and San Francisco 49ers.

Early years

Cartwright attended Conroe High School in Conroe, Texas, and lettered in football, track and field, and baseball. During his senior year, Cartwright rushed for 2,060 yards and was named a Parade All-American.[1]

College career

Cartwright played college football at Kansas State University at the fullback position.

Professional career

Washington Redskins

Cartwright was drafted in the seventh round of the 2002 NFL Draft by the Redskins. In 2006, he broke the Redskins' single-season kickoff return yards record with 64 returns for 1,541 yards - a record which had been previously held by Brian Mitchell since 1994. He also received his first kickoff return for a touchdown in 2006 against the Dallas Cowboys. In 2007, he was ranked second in the NFC in kickoff returns. He was released on March 4, 2010.[2]

Oakland Raiders

Cartwright signed with the Oakland Raiders on April 26, 2010.

San Francisco 49ers

Carwright signed with the San Francisco 49ers on March 15, 2012.[3] He was released on August 31, 2012.

References

  1. ^ "Players". NFLPlayers.com. Retrieved 2010-09-07. 
  2. ^ "Redskins release Rock Cartwright | ProFootballTalk.com". Profootballtalk.nbcsports.com. 2010-03-04. Retrieved 2010-09-07. 
  3. ^ Cartwright coming across the Bay to fill 49ers' voids