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Carlos Rogers biography

Date of birth : 1981-07-02
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Augusta, Georgia
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-11-22
Credited as : Football player NFL, cornerback for the Redskins, Pro Bowl/NFL Draft player

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Carlos Cornelius Rogers is an American football cornerback in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins. He played college football at Auburn.

Carlos Rogers has been a solid addition to Washington’s secondary since joining the Redskins as a first-round draft pick in 2005. He has played in 66 career games with 56 starts and recorded 257 tackles (207 solo), six interceptions and three forced fumbles. The 2004 Jim Thorp

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* Has appeared in 66 career games with 56 starts.
* Amassed 257 career tackles (207 solo), six interceptions, 79 passes defensed, three forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries.

2009 (WAS)
* Played in 16 regular season games with 15 starts.
* Finished the season with 46 tackles (34 solo), two fumble recoveries and a team-high 12 passes defensed.
* Helped the Redskins defense finish 10th in the NFL in overall defense and ninth in pass defense.
* Recorded five tackles (three solo), one pass defensed and recovered a fumble by WR Donnie Avery vs. St. Louis (9/20), limiting Marc Bulger to 125 passing yards and a 77.2 quarterback rating.
* Recorded three tackles (one solo) and caused an interception when he deflected a pass by Tony Romo to Reed Doughty vs. Dallas (12/27).
* Totaled four tackles (four solo), two passes defensed, and a fumble recovery at San Diego (1/4).

2008 Season (WAS):
* Played in all 16 regular season games for first time in his career, with 14 starts
* Posted 53 tackles (45 solo), two interceptions, 77 interception return yards and one fumbe recovery
* Returned from a right ACL injury suffered in 2007 to start Week 1 at New York Giants (9/4)
* Logged three tackles, one interception and one fumble recovery against Arizona (9/21); made a diving interception of a QB Kurt Warner pass, returned it 42 yards to help set up the go-ahead touchdown
* Posted a season-high and team-high nine tackles at Dallas (9/28) and had two passes defended on consecutive plays covering WR Terrell Owens
* Intercepted 49ers QB Shaun Hill and returned the ball 35 yards to set up a field goal at San Francisco (12/28)

2007 Season (WAS):
* Started seven regular season games before suffering a knee injury at New England (10/28); was placed on injured reserve (10/30)
* Had 30 tackles (23 solo), one interception and eight passes defensed
* Had first career interception return for a touchdown, when he picked off Detroit quarterback Jon Kitna and returned it a career-best 61 yards for a score
* Recorded a career-high 12 tackles (eight solo) at Philadelphia (9/17)

2006 Season (WAS):
* Started 15 games and was inactive at Indianapolis (10/22) with a thumb injury
* Tallied a career-high 88 tackles (71 solo), one interception and 17 passes defensed

2005 Season (WAS):
* Appeared in 12 regular season games with five starts
* Totaled 40 tackles (34 solo), two interceptions, four passes defensed and two forced fumbles
* Made first career NFL start vs. Seattle (10/2), tying for second on the team with seven tackles (five solo) and one forced fumble
* Inactive vs. San Francisco (10/23), vs. Dallas (12/18), vs. New York Giants (12/24) and at Philadelphia (1/1) with ankle and bicep injuries

COLLEGE
* Honored as an All-American first-team selection by the Football Writers Association, All-SEC first-team, semi-finalist for the Bednarik Award and finalist for the Bronko Nagurski Award given to the nation’s top defensive player
* Winner of the Jim Thorpe Award, given to the nation’s top defensive back
* Started in all 13 games at defensive back and recorded 47 tackles (37 solo), two interceptions, half a sack and five tackles for loss as a senior
* Played and started in 12-of-13 games (missing a game against Arkansas (10/11) after sustaining a hand injury against Tennessee (10/4) as a junior)
* Totaled 29 tackles (17 solo), one interception, one fumble recovery and nine pass deflections
* Appeared in all 13 games with nine starts and tallied 48 tackles (34 solo), four interceptions, and nine pass deflections as a sophomore
* Played in all 12 games with nine starts and racked up 58 tackles (46 solo), one fumble recovery and 12 pass deflections as a freshman
* Named to The Sporting News Freshman All-America second team and was named to the Freshman All-SEC team
* Attended Hargrave Military Academy in 2000
* Three-year starter who was named to SuperPrep Magazine All-American, PrepStar All-Region, Atlanta Journal Constitution "Georgia 75," Augusta Chronicle first team All-Area and All-Metro
* Selected to the North-South All-Star Game and the Georgia-Florida All-Star Game
* Also played basketball and averaged 14.2 points per game at point guard
* Lettered in track running the 100 meters (10.7) and the 200 meters (21.0)
* Majored in sociology at Auburn

PERSONAL
* Son of Linda and David Rogers, has a brother, Antrone
* Participated in the Redskins Beach Blitz Powered by Dominion, a two-day fan-fest in Virginia Beach, Va.

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