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Rodney Austin
G #74
Height:
6-4
Weight:
311
Age:
25
College:
Elon
Experience:
1

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2013 DET 1 0
Recent Games
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13 GB W 40-10
14 @PHI L 20-34
15 BAL L 16-18
16 NYG L 20-23
17 @MIN L 13-14

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Biography

TRANSACTIONS:

  • Signed to 2013 Reserve/Future contract with Detroit Lions on Jan. 1, 2013.
  • Signed by the Detroit Lions as an undrafted rookie free agent on May 10, 2012.

PRO:

2012: Began his NFL career on the Lions practice squad in 2012.

COLLEGE:

2011: Team captain. Suffered a season-ending injury in third game of the season.

2010: Named third-team All-American by Phil Steele and first-team All-SoCon member by league’s coaches.

  • Started all 10 games he appeared in.

2009: Made five starts in 10 games played.

2008: Appeared in seven games as a reserve.

PERSONAL: Attended East Mecklenburg High School (Charlotte, N.C.) for Greg Hill. 2006 team went to state playoffs. Received All-Conference and All-County honors.

  • Set high school’s power lift record (325 pounds) and was subsequently named East Mecklenburg’s “lifter of the year.”
  • Led team in knockdown and pancake blocks.
  • Son of Sean and Cheryl Hayes.
  • Human Services major.

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