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Rodney Bailey
No. 91     Arizona Cardinals
Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: October 7, 1979 (1979-10-07) (age 30)
Place of birth: Cleveland, Ohio
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 305 lb (138 kg)
Career information
College: Ohio State
NFL Draft: 2001 / Round: 6 / Pick: 181
Debuted in 2001 for the Pittsburgh Steelers
Career history
 As player:
Career highlights and awards
Stats at NFL.com

Rodney Dwayne Bailey (born October 7, 1979) is a former American football defensive end who most recently played for the Arizona Cardinals of the NFL. He is a graduate of Ohio State University and completed his degree in only 3.5 years.

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Early years

A native of Cleveland, Ohio, Bailey attended St. Edward High School in nearby Lakewood, Ohio and was a letterman in football. In football, he was named the Cleveland Division I Player of the Year by the Cleveland Plain Dealer, and was a first team Division I Associated All-State pick. In addition, he was named the Cleveland Touchdown Club player of the year and was named to numerous high school All-American teams. He graduated from St. Edward in 1997.

College career

Entering Ohio State, Bailey was listed as one of the top 40 high school recruits in United States.[1] Bailey started as a true freshman and started 34 games in total. His senior year, Bailey was named a co-captain, named an all-Big Ten selection[2] and was honored as team defensive player of the year.

Professional career

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2001

• Drafted in the 6th round by the Pittsburgh Steelers.
• Played all 16 games with one start.
• Recorded 12 tackles (11 solo) and 2 sacks.

2002

• Played all 16 games and 2 postseason games for the Pittsburgh Steelers.
• Recorded 18 tackles (15 solo), 5.5 sacks, and a fumble recovery.

2003

• Played all 16 games for the Pittsburgh Steelers.
• Recorded 9 tackles (6 solo) and 2 sacks.

2004

• Signed to the New England Patriots.
• Spent season on injured reserve.
• Earned a championship ring as a member of the winning team for Super Bowl XXXVIII.

2005

• Signed September 14 to the Seattle Seahawks and played 8 games.
• Recorded 13 tackles (8 solos) and 2 forced fumbles.

2006

• Played in 12 games for the Pittsburgh Steelers.
• Played in 50th game as a member of the Steelers.

2007

• Signed with the Arizona Cardinals.
• Listed on depth chart as defensive tackle, a change from his usual position of defensive end.

After football

In 2009, St. Edward announced that Bailey would be inducted into the school's Athletic Hall of Fame.[3]

He is currently enrolled in law school at The Ohio State University.

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