Place of birth:
215 lb (98 kg)
Running back / Return specialist
Date of birth:
(1979-12-03) December 3, 1979 (age 36)
2002 / Round: 7 / Pick: 257
American football running back
Jaida Cartwright, Brianna Cartwright
Calvin Cartwright, Johnetta Cartwright
Conroe High School, Kansas State University
Ladell Betts, Jay Gruden, Jack Del Rio, Jim Tomsula, Adam Henry
Rock Cartwright: Football Running Back
Roderick Rashaun Cartwright (born December 3, 1979) is a former American football running back in the National Football League (NFL). He was named Offensive Quality Control coach of the Cleveland Browns in February 2016. 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.
- Rock Cartwright Football Running Back
- Early years
- College career
- Washington Redskins
- Oakland Raiders
- San Francisco 49ers
- Coaching career
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.
Cartwright played college football at Kansas State University at the fullback position.
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.
Cartwright signed with the Oakland Raiders on April 26, 2010.
San Francisco 49ers
Carwright signed with the San Francisco 49ers on March 15, 2012. He was released on August 31, 2012.
Cartwright was signed as an offensive quality control coach of the Cleveland Browns in 2016.