Rod Robinson

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Roderick "Rod" Robinson
No. 8, 10
Position: Quarterback
Personal information
Born: (1976-05-17) May 17, 1976 (age 41)
Memphis, Tennessee
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight: 240 lb (109 kg)
Career information
High school: Memphis (TN) Fairley
College: Arkansas-Pine Bluff
Undrafted: 1999
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at
Career Arena statistics
Comp. / Att.: 51 / 74
Passing yards: 540
TD-INT: 6-6
QB Rating: 76.41
Rushing TDs: 4
Player stats at

Roderick "Rod" Robinson (born May 17, 1976) is a former American football quarterback who played two seasons for the Las Vegas Gladiators of the Arena Football League, as well as a season in NFL Europe for the Barcelona Dragons and a season in the af2 for the Memphis Xplorers. He also spent 3 years on the practice squads of the Indianapolis Colts, Philadelphia Eagles and Jacksonville Jaguars.

Professional career

Indianapolis Colts

Robinson went undrafted in the 1999 NFL Draft, and signed as an undrafted free agent with the Indianapolis Colts on April 21, 1999.[1] He competed with Kelly Holcomb, Stoney Case and Jim Kubiak for the backup quarterback position to Peyton Manning,[2] but failed to make the team's roster.

Philadelphia Eagles

On September 14, 1999, Robinson was signed to the Philadelphia Eagles' practice squad.[3] He was released on October 19, 1999.[3]

Jacksonville Jaguars

Robinson signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars during the 2000 offseason, and was a preseason member of the squad. He was released on August 22, 2000.[4]

Barcelona Dragons

Robinson appeared in a few games for the Barcelona Dragons during the 2001 season, throwing for 474 yards with 2 touchdowns and 4 interceptions. He also ran for 49 yards and a touchdown.[5]

Indianapolis Colts

Robinson returned to the Colts in 2001, winning the team's 3rd string quarterback position behind Manning and Mark Rypien.[6] Robinson was released after Week 10 of the regular season on November 21, 2001.[7]

Jacksonville Jaguars

On November 22, 2001, just days after his release from Indianapolis, the Jaguars signed Robinson to the practice squad.[8] Robinson finished the season with the Jaguars. He was re-signed by the Jaguars in April, 2002,[9] and was released by the team in August 2002.[7]

Memphis Xplorers

On April 11, 2003, Robinson signed with the Memphis Xplorers of af2.[10]

Las Vegas Gladiators

Robinson signed with the Las Vegas Gladiators for the 2004 season, where he won the backup job to Clint Dolezel. After an entire season as a backup, Robinson started for the Dolezel in Week 2 of the 2005 regular season.[11]


  1. ^ "Transactions". The New York Times. April 21, 1999. Retrieved December 30, 2014. 
  2. ^ David Hughes (July 18, 1999). "Arkansas-Pine Bluff QB may have team's best arm". Tribune-Star. Retrieved December 30, 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "Philadelphia Eagles Personnel Moves - 1999" (PDF). Philadelphia Eagles. Retrieved December 30, 2014. 
  4. ^ Pete Prisco (August 22, 2000). "Jaguars cuts 14 players". Retrieved December 30, 2014. 
  5. ^ "2001 Estadisticas". Barcelona Dragons. Retrieved December 30, 2014. 
  6. ^ Tom James (September 9, 2000). "New players must fit in for team's success". Tribune-Star. Retrieved December 30, 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "Roderick Robinson". Archived from the original on December 30, 2014. Retrieved December 30, 2014. 
  8. ^ "Taylor a victim of injury and team's misinformation". St. Augustine Record. November 22, 2001. Retrieved December 30, 2014. 
  9. ^ "Transactions". The New York Times. April 5, 2002. Retrieved December 30, 2014. 
  10. ^ "Xplorers Assigned QB". OurSports Central. April 11, 2003. Retrieved December 30, 2014. 
  11. ^ Adam Candee (February 10, 2005). "Robinson gets call to replace QB Dolezel". Las Vegas Sun. Retrieved December 30, 2014. 

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