Stanford Routt life and biography

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Stanford Routt biography

Date of birth : 1983-07-26
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Austin, Texas
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2011-01-13
Credited as : Football player NFL, cornerback for the Oakland Raiders, Pro Bowl/NFL Draft player

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Stanford Routt is an National Football League cornerback with the Oakland Raiders.


Talented performer with world-class speed who has been a key contributor in the defensive backfield and on special teams for the Silver and Black…Has played in 61 games with 22 starts…Has collected four interceptions, 16 passes defensed and one sack.

2008: Saw action in 15 games with four starts…Credited with 16 tackles and five passes defensed…(9/8) vs. DEN: Started at CB and saw action on special teams…Made one solo tackle…(9/14) @ KC: Collected two solo tackles…(9/21) @ BUF: Recorded two solo tackles and an assist…(9/28) vs. SD: Inactive due to injury…(10/12) @ NO: Saw action at CB and on special teams…(10/19) vs. NYJ: Recorded one solo tackle and one pass defensed…(10/26) @ BAL: Credited with one pass defensed…(11/2) vs. ATL: Saw action at CB…(11/9) vs. CAR: Had one solo tackle…(11/16) @ MIA: Started at CB…Made three solo tackles…(11/23) @ DEN: Posted three solo tackles…Had one pass defensed…(11/30) vs. KC: Had one solo tackle…(12/4) @ SD: Saw action at CB and on special teams…(12/14) vs. NE: Assisted on one tackle...(12/21) vs. HOU: Had one solo tackle and one pass defensed…(12/28) @ TB: Assisted on a tackle.

2007: Played in all 16 games, starting the last 14…Set career highs with 42 tackles, seven passes defensed and three interceptions…(9/9) vs. DET: Made a crucial interception and returned it 31 yards to set up the Raiders four-play, 27-yard touchdown drive...Had one solo tackle…(9/16) @ DEN: Recorded two solo tackles…(9/23) vs. CLE: Recorded one solo tackle and one pass defensed…(9/30) @ MIA: Intercepted pass at the Raiders 2-yard line to end a Miami scoring bid…Recorded three solo tackles…(10/14) @ SD: Made one solo tackle…(10/21) vs. KC: Intercepted a pass in Raiders territory to halt the Chiefs drive…Recorded one solo tackle…(10/28) @ TEN: Recorded one solo tackle and an assist…(11/4) vs. HOU: Had one solo tackle and an assist…(11/11) vs. CHI: Recorded three solo tackles…(11/18) @ MIN: Had seven solo tackles…(11/25) @ KC: Recorded two solo tackles and an assist…(12/2) vs. DEN: Recorded two solo tackles and one assist…Had two passes defensed…(12/9) @ GB: Had two solo tackles and an assist…(12/16) vs. IND: Recorded one solo tackle and two assists…(12/23) @ JAX: Had four solo tackles…(12/30) vs. SD: Recorded three solo tackles and one pass defensed.

2006: Contributed solid minutes as a reserve DB for the Silver and Black…Had 15 tackles, one interception and defensed two passes…Also finished with seven tackles on special teams, tying him for second place on the kick coverage units…(9/11) vs. SD: Recorded two tackles…(9/17) @ BAL: Notched three tackles…(10/1) vs. CLE: Recorded two tackles and contributed on special teams…(10/8) @ SF: Made his first NFL start…Got his first career interception and five tackles…(10/15) @ DEN: Registered one tackle and defensed one pass…(11/26) @ SD: Recorded one tackle and two special teams tackles…(12/3) vs. HOU: Recorded one special teams tackle…(12/17) vs. STL: Recorded one tackle…(12/23) vs. KC: Recorded one tackle…(12/31) @ NYJ: Recorded three tackles.

2005: Played in 14 games with two starts at CB in rookie year…Finished season with 25 tackles, including 23 solo stops, one sack for a 4-yard loss and a pair of pass deflections… Also saw extensive action on special teams…(9/8) @ NE: Made his NFL debut in the season opener…Played at CB and recorded five solo tackles…Also played on special teams…(9/18) vs. KC: Made first career start at CB when the Raiders opened with a “nickel” package…Registered one solo tackle and an assist…(10/16) vs. SD: Contributed two solo tackles…(10/23) vs. BUF: Recorded two solo tackles…(10/30) @ TEN: Registered one solo tackle when he stopped Tennessee QB short of the first down marker on third down late in the game…(11/20) @ WAS: Recorded one solo tackle…(12/4) @ SD: Played on special teams…(12/11) @ NYJ: Recorded one solo tackle…(12/18) vs. CLE: Had four total tackles, three solo stops, one sack for a loss of four yards and two passes defensed…(12/24) @ DEN: Started at CB, registering four solo tackles…( 12/31) vs. NYG: Finished the game with a pair of solo tackles…Selected by the Raiders in the second round (38th overall) of the 2005 NFL Draft.


In addition to being a standout CB, was one of the top sprinters in Conference USA…Split time between track and football in his first three years at the University of Houston…Played in 47 games for the Cougars, starting 27…Recorded 36 career tackles (111 solo) with three stops for losses of 15 yards, seven interceptions for 96 yards in returns, 23 pass break-ups, a fumble recovery, a blocked kick and three kickoff returns for 36 yards…All-Conference USA third team choice as a senior in 2004…Started all year at RCB, making a career-high 60 tackles (53) with two stops for losses of eight yards and a fumble recovery...Intercepted two passes for 37 yards in returns and gained 36 yards on three kickoff returns…Also deflected eight passes…Named 2004 Conference USA Men’s Indoor Track Athlete of the Year after winning the 60- and 200-meter dashes and qualified to compete in the 60- and 200-meter dashes at the NCAA Indoor Championships for the second consecutive year…Won the 200 meters at the NCAA Midwest Regional Championships for the second straight year…Started the team’s first nine games as a junior in 2003 and the Hawaii Bowl at RCB…Recorded 28 tackles (21) with a fumble recovery…Tied for the team lead with a career-high four interceptions for 44 yards in returns…Deflected eight passes and blocked a kick…Qualified to compete in the 60- and 200-meter dashes for the 2003 NCAA Indoor Championships…Earned NCAA Outdoor All-American honors after finishing third in the 200 meters at the 2003 NCAA Outdoor Meet…Played in 11 games as a sophomore in 2002, starting at weak side CB in the final two contests vs. South Florida and Louisville…Finished with 22 tackles (19), a stop
for a 7-yard loss and two pass deflections…Made five solo tackles vs. South Florida and collected eight tackles (seven) with a pass deflection vs. Louisville…Played in 11 games, starting four, as a freshman…Recorded 26 tackles (18) with an interception and five pass deflections…Returned an interception 15 yards in the Texas clash, adding four tackles…Had another four stops vs. Memphis…Sports Administration major.


At Connally High School in Pflugerville, Texas, was a unanimous All-District selection and earned All-American honors in track...Ran the ninth-fastest time in the 200 meters nationally as a junior...State qualifier in both the 200 meters and 4x400-meter relay team.

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