World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Rob Waldrop

Article Id: WHEBN0007125739
Reproduction Date:

Title: Rob Waldrop  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Arizona Wildcats football, Outland Trophy, 1997 CFL season, 1996 CFL season, Terrell Suggs
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Rob Waldrop

Rob Waldrop
No. 98
Position: Defensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1971-12-01) December 1, 1971
Place of birth: Atlanta, Georgia
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight: 276 lb (125 kg)
Career information
High school: Scottsdale (AZ) Horizon
College: Arizona
NFL draft: 1994 / Round: 5 / Pick: 156
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Stats at NFL.com
Stats at pro-football-reference.com
College Football Hall of Fame

Robert F. Waldrop (born December 1, 1971) is a former American college and professional gridiron football player who was a defensive tackle in the National Football League (NFL) and Canadian Football League (CFL). He played college football for the University of Arizona Wildcats, where he was a two-time consensus All-American. He played professionally for the NFL's Kansas City Chiefs, and the Memphis Mad Dogs and Toronto Argonauts of the CFL. He is a member of the College Football Hall of Fame.

Contents

  • Early years 1
  • College career 2
  • Professional career 3
  • References 4

Early years

Waldrop was born in

  1. ^ National Football League, Historical Players, Rob Waldrop. Retrieved February 11, 2012.
  2. ^ databaseFootball.com, Players, Rob Waldrop. Retrieved February 11, 2012.
  3. ^ College Football Hall of Fame, Rob Waldrop. Retrieved February 11, 2012.
  4. ^ Pro Football Hall of Fame, Draft History, 1994 National Football League Draft. Retrieved February 11, 2012.
  5. ^ Pro-Football-Reference.com, Players, Rob Waldrop. Retrieved February 11, 2012.

References

The Kansas City Chiefs selected Waldrop in the fifth round of the 1994 NFL Draft,[4] and he played for the Chiefs in three regular season games in 1994.[5] He played for the CFL's Memphis Mad Dogs in 1995, and for the CFL's Toronto Argonauts in 1996 and 1997. He gained his greatest recognition with the Argos, when he was a member of their back-to-back Grey Cup championship teams in 1996 and 1997, and was selected as a CFL All-Star in both years.

Professional career

While attending the University of Arizona, Waldrop played for the Arizona Wildcats football team from 1990 to 1993. He was recognized as a consensus first-team All-American in 1992 and 1993. He was also the recipient of the Outland Trophy as the best interior lineman in the country, the Nagurski Award as the best defensive player, and United Press International's Lineman of the Year award. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2011.[3]

College career

team. high school football where he played for the Horizon Huskies [2],Scottsdale, Arizona in Horizon High School He attended [1]

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.