| Pauls Valley, Oklahoma|
American football player
| (1983-06-08) June 8, 1983 (age 32)|
2006 / Round: 7 / Pick: 238
20 (Indianapolis Colts / Dimeback)
Terrall Brent "T. J." Rushing (born June 8, 1983 in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma) is a professional gridiron football cornerback and return specialist who is currently a free agent. He most recently played for the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League. He was drafted by the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League in the seventh round of the 2006 NFL Draft. He played college football at Stanford.
He has also played for the Detroit Lions.
T. J. Rushing Wikipedia
Rushing attended Pauls Valley High School in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma and was a letterman in football, basketball, and track.
Rushing finished his Stanford career as one of the top three kick returners in school history with 1409 yards. He was named First Team All Pac-10 for his work on special teams during his junior year. Rushing had three career touchdowns on kickoff returns, including both the first and last return of his senior season.
Rushing mainly played on special teams as a kick/punt returner for the Colts, in a career which includes one punt return touchdown against the Oakland Raiders in 2007. Rushing spent the entire 2008 season on injured reserve.
He was non-tendered as a restricted free agent following the 2009 NFL season.
Rushing signed with the Detroit Lions on August 18, 2010 and was released by the club on September 4, 2010.
Rushing was signed by the Saskatchewan Roughriders on April 19, 2012. He was released during training camp on June 17, 2012.