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Carlos Rogers
No. 22     Washington Redskins
Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: July 2, 1981 (1981-07-02) (age 28)
Place of birth: Augusta, Georgia
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Weight: 190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
College: Auburn
NFL Draft: 2005 / Round: 1 / Pick: 9
Debuted in 2005 for the Washington Redskins
Career history
 As player:
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 15, 2009
Tackles     240
Sacks     0.0
Interceptions     6
Stats at NFL.com

Carlos Cornelius Rogers (born July 2, 1981 in Augusta, Georgia) is an American football cornerback in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins. He played college football at Auburn University, where he was named a member of the Associated Press, Football Writers and Walter Camp All-America teams. Rogers was also the recipient of the 2004 Jim Thorpe Award for the top defensive back in college football. That same year he lead Auburn's defense as the team achieved an SEC Championship and 13-0 record.

Rogers was drafted in the first round (ninth overall) of the 2005 NFL Draft by the Redskins. He made an immediate impact his rookie season, playing in twelve games where he made 44 solo tackles, caught two interceptions and forced two fumbles. Rogers played 15 games in 2006, amassing 80 tackles (68 solo), one interception and deflecting 17 passes. In week 4 of the 2007 season, Rogers had his first career touchdown after intercepting Jon Kitna and returning it 61 yards in the 34-3 win over the Detroit Lions.

Rogers missed most of the 2007 season due to a knee injury suffered in Washington's 52-7 loss to the New England Patriots on October 28, 2007.

Rogers played in every game of the 2008 season for the Redskins, starting 14 of those games. He ended the year with 56 tackles (49 solo) and 2 interceptions.

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Awards
Preceded by
Derrick Strait
Thorpe Award Winner
2004
Succeeded by
Michael Huff
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