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  • Sat., Dec. 20, 2014 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM CST Packers Everywhere pep rally

    Packers fans 21 years and older are invited to bring the spirit of Green Bay to the Tampa Bay area a day early with two free Packers Everywhere Pep Rallies on Saturday, Dec. 20.

    The festivities will take place at two different locations in the Tampa Bay area Saturday. The main pep rally will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. EST at Ferg’s Sports Bar & Grill, located at 1320 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, Fla. The second event will be held from 8:15 to 9 p.m. at The Varsity Club, located at 24091 US Hwy 19 N., Clearwater, Fla.

  • Sat., Dec. 20, 2014 8:15 PM - 9:00 PM CST Packers Everywhere pep rally

    Packers fans 21 years and older are invited to bring the spirit of Green Bay to the Tampa Bay area a day early with two free Packers Everywhere Pep Rallies on Saturday, Dec. 20.

    The festivities will take place at two different locations in the Tampa Bay area Saturday. The main pep rally will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. EST at Ferg’s Sports Bar & Grill, located at 1320 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, Fla. The second event will be held from 8:15 to 9 p.m. at The Varsity Club, located at 24091 US Hwy 19 N., Clearwater, Fla.

  • Sun., Dec. 21, 2014 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM CST Packers at Tampa Bay Buccaneers Packers at Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  • Mon., Dec. 22, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CST Lacy, Clinton-Dix appearance Packers Eddie Lacy and Ha Ha Clinton-Dix are scheduled to appear at the Big Red Kettle at Bay Park Square Mall on behalf of the Salvation Army bell-ringing campaign.
  • Sat., Dec. 27, 2014 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM CST Alumni Appearance (Flanagan, Rivera) Mike Flanagan and Marco Rivera are scheduled to appear at the Packers Pro Shop on Saturday, December 27th, from 2:30-4 p.m.
  • Sun., Dec. 28, 2014 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM CST Alumni Appearance (Flanagan, Rivera)

    TTZ: Mike Flanagan
    Club Level: Marco Rivera

Players

Richard Rodgers
TE #89
Height:
6-4
Weight:
257
Age:
22
College:
California
Hometown:
Worcester, MA
Experience:
R

Quick Stats (2014):

REC
13
YDS
172
AVG
13.2
TDS
2

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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesReceivingRushingFumbles
GGSRecYdsAvgLongTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
TOTAL 13 172 13.2 43 2 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2014 GB 14 5 13 172 13.2 43 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Recent Games
WKOppResultReceivingRushingFumbles
RecYdsAvgLngTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
1 @SEA L 16-36 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 NYJ W 31-24 0 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 @DET L 7-19 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
4 @CHI W 38-17 2 52 26 43 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
5 MIN W 42-10 0 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
6 @MIA W 27-24 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
7 CAR W 38-17 1 1 1 1 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
8 @NO L 23-44 4 58 14.5 22 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
10 CHI W 55-14 2 6 3 4 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
11 PHI W 53-20 1 19 19 19 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
12 @MIN W 24-21 1 1 1 1 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
13 NE W 26-21 2 35 17.5 32 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
14 ATL W 43-37 0 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
15 @BUF L 13-21 0 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

CAREER Highlights

  • Drafted by the Packers with the second of two third-round selections (No. 98 overall), the first of two compensatory choices awarded to the team in the 2014 NFL Draft.
  • Became just the fourth Cal tight end to be drafted in the top 100, joining David Lewis (first round, No. 20, Detroit, 1984), Tony Gonzalez (first round, No. 13, Kansas City, 1997) and Craig Stevens (third round, No. 85, Tennessee, 2008).
  • Appeared in 35 games with 11 starts during his three seasons at Cal and finished with 59 receptions for 896 yards (15.2 avg.) and two TDs.
  • Played tight end for his first two seasons before moving to inside receiver as a junior in 2013, where he caught a career-high 39 passes for a career-best 608 yards (15.6 avg.) and a TD.
  • Led the team with 11 receptions of 20-plus yards in 2013.
  • Posted two of his three career 100-yard receiving games as a junior in ’13.
  • Made at least one catch in 19 consecutive games to end his career and posted four grabs of 50-plus yards during his career.
  • Appeared in 11 games with six starts as a sophomore in 2012, and caught 20 passes for 288 yards (14.4 avg.) and a TD.
  • Was one of only three true freshmen to play in all 13 games for the Golden Bears in 2011.
  • Was named a PrepStar All-American as a senior in 2010 at St. John’s High School in Shrewsbury, Mass., leading all Massachusetts Division C-1 players in receiving, sacks and scoring.
  • As a senior at St. John’s, posted 65 catches for 1,064 yards (16.4 avg.) and 16 TDs. On defense, he registered 35 tackles, eight sacks, an interception, four forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries.
  • Majored in American studies at Cal.

HIGH SCHOOL

Attended St. John’s High School in Shrewsbury, Mass., where he was named a PrepStar All-American after leading all Massachusetts Division C-1 players in receiving, sacks and scoring as a senior in 2010…Caught 65 passes for 1,064 yards (16.4 avg.) and 16 TDs for a 12-1 squad that won the state’s Division IA Conference with a 5-0 league mark…At defensive end, registered 35 tackles, eight sacks, an interception, four forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries…Added seven carries for 61 yards (8.7 avg.) and a TD, 2-of-3 passing for 89 yards, a 37.2-yard punting average, seven punt returns for 73 yards (10.4 avg.) and four kickoff returns for 91 yards (22.8 avg.)…Was named the Defensive MVP of the Division IA Conference as a junior in 2009 after posting 42 tackles, three sacks and four INTs, including one he returned 75 yards for a TD…Added 49 receptions for 800 yards (16.3 avg.) and 20 TDs on offense as a junior…Also lettered all four years in basketball.

PERSONAL

Given name Richard Christopher Rodgers II…Born in Martinez, Calif. …Single…His father, Richard Sr., is currently the special teams coordinator for the Carolina Panthers…Richard Sr. was a two-time All-Pacific-10 selection as a defensive back at California, where he was prominently involved in “The Play” against Stanford in 1982, making the last of five laterals…Went on to play three seasons (1987-88, 1992) in the Arena Football League before embarking on a coaching career that included stops at several colleges as well as in NFL Europe with the Scottish Claymores…His uncle, Gill Byrd, is currently the cornerbacks coach for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and served as the Packers’ executive director/player programs and community affairs from 1999-2001…His cousin, Jairus Byrd, plays safety for the New Orleans Saints…His grandfather, Clyde Mashore, played professional baseball for five seasons (1969-73), and his uncle, Damon Mashore, played three seasons in the majors (1996-98)…Enjoys playing video games, listing “Madden” as his favorite, collecting shoes, playing basketball and taking care of his Black Lab named Calie…Lists The Walking Dead as his favorite TV show, Holes as his favorite book, Transformers as his favorite movie and Kanye West as his favorite recording artist…Enjoys visiting Cape Cod…Residence: Santa Rosa, Calif.

CAREER Highlights

  • Drafted by the Packers with the second of two third-round selections (No. 98 overall), the first of two compensatory choices awarded to the team in the 2014 NFL Draft.
  • Became just the fourth Cal tight end to be drafted in the top 100, joining David Lewis (first round, No. 20, Detroit, 1984), Tony Gonzalez (first round, No. 13, Kansas City, 1997) and Craig Stevens (third round, No. 85, Tennessee, 2008).
  • Appeared in 35 games with 11 starts during his three seasons at Cal and finished with 59 receptions for 896 yards (15.2 avg.) and two TDs.
  • Played tight end for his first two seasons before moving to inside receiver as a junior in 2013, where he caught a career-high 39 passes for a career-best 608 yards (15.6 avg.) and a TD.
  • Led the team with 11 receptions of 20-plus yards in 2013.
  • Posted two of his three career 100-yard receiving games as a junior in ’13.
  • Made at least one catch in 19 consecutive games to end his career and posted four grabs of 50-plus yards during his career.
  • Appeared in 11 games with six starts as a sophomore in 2012, and caught 20 passes for 288 yards (14.4 avg.) and a TD.
  • Was one of only three true freshmen to play in all 13 games for the Golden Bears in 2011.
  • Was named a PrepStar All-American as a senior in 2010 at St. John’s High School in Shrewsbury, Mass., leading all Massachusetts Division C-1 players in receiving, sacks and scoring.
  • As a senior at St. John’s, posted 65 catches for 1,064 yards (16.4 avg.) and 16 TDs. On defense, he registered 35 tackles, eight sacks, an interception, four forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries.
  • Majored in American studies at Cal.

HIGH SCHOOL

Attended St. John’s High School in Shrewsbury, Mass., where he was named a PrepStar All-American after leading all Massachusetts Division C-1 players in receiving, sacks and scoring as a senior in 2010…Caught 65 passes for 1,064 yards (16.4 avg.) and 16 TDs for a 12-1 squad that won the state’s Division IA Conference with a 5-0 league mark…At defensive end, registered 35 tackles, eight sacks, an interception, four forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries…Added seven carries for 61 yards (8.7 avg.) and a TD, 2-of-3 passing for 89 yards, a 37.2-yard punting average, seven punt returns for 73 yards (10.4 avg.) and four kickoff returns for 91 yards (22.8 avg.)…Was named the Defensive MVP of the Division IA Conference as a junior in 2009 after posting 42 tackles, three sacks and four INTs, including one he returned 75 yards for a TD…Added 49 receptions for 800 yards (16.3 avg.) and 20 TDs on offense as a junior…Also lettered all four years in basketball.

PERSONAL

Given name Richard Christopher Rodgers II…Born in Martinez, Calif. …Single…His father, Richard Sr., is currently the special teams coordinator for the Carolina Panthers…Richard Sr. was a two-time All-Pacific-10 selection as a defensive back at California, where he was prominently involved in “The Play” against Stanford in 1982, making the last of five laterals…Went on to play three seasons (1987-88, 1992) in the Arena Football League before embarking on a coaching career that included stops at several colleges as well as in NFL Europe with the Scottish Claymores…His uncle, Gill Byrd, is currently the cornerbacks coach for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and served as the Packers’ executive director/player programs and community affairs from 1999-2001…His cousin, Jairus Byrd, plays safety for the New Orleans Saints…His grandfather, Clyde Mashore, played professional baseball for five seasons (1969-73), and his uncle, Damon Mashore, played three seasons in the majors (1996-98)…Enjoys playing video games, listing “Madden” as his favorite, collecting shoes, playing basketball and taking care of his Black Lab named Calie…Lists The Walking Dead as his favorite TV show, Holes as his favorite book, Transformers as his favorite movie and Kanye West as his favorite recording artist…Enjoys visiting Cape Cod…Residence: Santa Rosa, Calif.