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Rex Hadnot biography

Date of birth : 1982-01-28
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Lufkin, Texas
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-11-28
Credited as : Football player NFL, guard for the Arizona Cardinals, Pro Bowl/NFL Draft player

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Rex Hadnot is an American football guard for the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Miami Dolphins in the sixth round of the 2004 NFL Draft. He played college football at Houston.

Pro Career:
Originally drafted by the Dolphins in the sixth round (174th overall) of the 2004 NFL Draft. Played four years in Miami before signing with the Browns as an unrestricted free agent on 3/10/08. Signed a three-year contract with the Cardinals on 3/12/10 as a free agent.

Appeared in nine games with six starts in his second season with the Browns … inactive for the first five games of the year with a knee injury sustained in training camp … saw first action of the year, in a reserve role, as he rotated at RG with starter Floyd Womack @ Pit (10/18) … saw action in a reserve capacity vs. GB (10/25) … received his first start of the season at RG @ Chi (11/1) … inactive with a knee injury for the next two games: vs. SD (12/6); vs. Pit (12/10) … appeared in a reserve role at RG after Womack moved out to RT in first quarter, a move necessitated by an ankle injury to John St. Clair @ KC (12/20) … started at RG and was part of a line that led a running game which racked up 164 yards, including 148 by Jerome Harrison vs. Oak (12/27) … started at RG and was part of a line that helped the running game accumulate 214 yards and a 4.4-yard average per carry vs. Jax (1/3/10); total included 127-yard effort by Jerome Harrison as he became the first Brown to have three straight 100-yard rushing games since Lee Suggs in 2004; marked the fourth consecutive contest with more than 160 yards rushing, the first Browns team to do that since 1968.

Started all 15 games he appeared in at RG during his first season with Cleveland and helped pave the way for RB Jamal Lewis to gain over 1,000 yards on the season … inactive (knee) for the season opener vs. Dal (9/7) … made his Browns debut vs. Pit (9/14), starting at RG … part of a line that led the way for a running game that totaled 134 yards on the ground @ Cin (9/28) … in the following game, blocked for a running game that totaled 144 yards rushing on 30 carries (4.8 avg.) vs. NYG (10/13); line did not allow a sack despite 29 pass attempts … for the third consecutive game, part of a line that led the way for 100+ yards on the ground @ Was (10/19) … led the way for Browns to total 160 rushing yards on 29 attempts (5.5 avg.) while not giving up a sack despite 35 pass attempts … for the second straight week, led the way for a rushing attack that piled up 160+ yards on the ground, totaling a season-high 161 yards on 27 carries (6.0 avg.) @ Buf (11/17).

For the third consecutive season, started all 16 games for the Dolphins with all 16 starts coming at RG … blocked for a running attack that totaled 1,569 yards and 14 TDs on the ground on 389 attempts (4.0 avg.) … in a seven-game stretch between games three and nine, was part of a line that led the Dolphins to 100+ yards rushing in each contest; team scored 10 rushing TDs in that seven-game span … led the way for 141 yards on the ground on just 20 attempts (7.1 avg.) vs. Oak (9/30, including a season-high 134 yards by Ronnie Brown … part of a line that led the way to a season-high 179 yards rushing on 30 attempts (6.0 avg.) vs. NE (10/21) … part of a line that did not allow a sack despite 22 pass attempts @ Phi (11/18).

Started all 16 games at center for the Dolphins, the second straight season in which he started all 16 games … joined RT Vernon Carey as the only linemen to start every game at the same position … key part of a line that led the way for a rushing attack that piled up 1,673 yards on the ground on 402 carries (4.2 avg.) … along with the Dolphins 4.3 yards per carry average in his first season as a full-time starter in ’05, marked the first time the team had averaged better than 4.0 yards per carry in consecutive campaigns since 1986-87 … helped second-year RB Ronnie Brown to his first career 1,000-yard season … blocked for a rushing attacked that totaled over 100 yards in nine games, including 159 yards vs. Ten (9/24), 161 yards @ Chi (11/5) and 186 yards @ Det (11/23) … part of a line that allowed one sack or fewer in seven contests.

In his second NFL season, became a full-time starter for the Dolphins, opening the first 13 contests at RG and the final three at center in place of the injured Seth McKinney … part of a line that yielded just 26 sacks, the fourth-lowest total in the NFL … blocked for a running game that averaged 118.6 yards per game and 4.3 yards per attempt on the season … played every snap in 14 of 16 contests over the course of the year … team rushed for over 100 yards in 10 games and the o-line allowed no sacks in five different games … part of a line that led to 144 yards on the ground on 30 attempts (4.8 avg.) and did not allow a sack despite 33 pass attempts vs. Car (9/25) … led the way for the Dolphins to gain a season-high 192 yards on the ground, including 172 yards by Ricky Williams vs. Ten (12/24).

2004: During his rookie season with the Dolphins, appeared in 15 games with seven starts … after appearing in his first eight games as a reserve, received his first NFL start at LG in place of the injured Jeno James (knee) @ Sea (11/21) … after starting the following week at LG @ SF (11/28), moved to RG where he started the final five games.

Four-year letterman (2000-03) and three-year starter (2001-03) at the University of Houston, appeared in 47 games with 36 starts during his collegiate career … started all 13 games at center as a senior after playing guard his first three seasons and still earned first-team All-Conference USA honors … did not allow a sack in more than 400 pass attempts during his senior season and set team record with 196 knockdown blocks … started all 12 games at guard as a junior and was named as a second team All-Conference USA choice … started 11 games as a sophomore … played in all 11 games as a freshman … redshirted as a true freshman in 1999.

Full name Jonathan Rex Hadnot, Jr. … attended Lufkin (TX) High School where he was named the best offensive lineman in District 12-5A as a senior in 1998 … helped lead his team to a 10-4 record and the quarterfinals of the state playoffs as a senior … cousin of former Texas Tech running back James Hadnot, a third-round draft choice of Kansas City in 1980, who played with the Chiefs through 1983 … has one daughter, Kalyn Denise.

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