Chester Rogers
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Chester Rogers

Chester Rogers
No. 80 - Indianapolis Colts
Position:Wide receiver
Personal information
Born: (1994-01-12) January 12, 1994 (age 25)
Huntsville, Alabama
Height:6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight:184 lb (83 kg)
Career information
High school:Lee (Huntsville, Alabama)
College:Grambling State
Undrafted:2016
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2018

Chester Rogers (born January 12, 1994) is an American football wide receiver for the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Grambling State and signed with the Colts as an undrafted free agent in 2016.[1]

Acting career

Chester Rogers started acting when he was 10 years old with the stage name of Tre Rogers. His first movie, Constellation was filmed in his hometown of Huntsville, Alabama where he played a younger version of the character played by actor Billy Dee Williams. Afterwards, Chester and his mom decided to pursue acting, and move out to California for four years. During that time, he also was in Madea's Family Reunion, Re-Animated on Cartoon Network, and Dirty with Cuba Gooding Jr. He was also originally cast in both Everybody Hates Chris and House of Payne, before the parts were recast after changes were made to the shows.[2] He then put acting on hold to go to Grambling State to pursue football.[3]

College career

Rogers attended and played college football at Grambling State from 2012-2015.[4]

Collegiate statistics

Chester Rogers
Year Team G Rec Yds Yd/Rec TDs
2012 Grambling State 5 6 78 13.0 0
2013 Grambling State 11 48 735 15.3 5
2014 Grambling State 12 53 712 13.4 4
2015 Grambling State 12 46 707 15.4 6
Career 40 153 2,232 14.6 15

Professional career

Rogers was signed by the Indianapolis Colts as an undrafted free agent on May 2, 2016.[5] He finished the 2016 season with 19 catches for 273 yards while playing in 14 games for the Colts.[6]

On November 12, 2017, during Week 10 against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Rogers posted his first career game with over 100 yards of receiving, finishing with 104 receiving yards on 6 receptions and a touchdown, but the Colts lost the game 17-20.[7] Overall, in the 2017 season, he finished with 23 receptions for 284 receiving yards and one receiving touchdown.[8]

Going into the 2018 season, Rogers remained in the rotation for the Colts.[9] In Week 6, against the New York Jets, he scored his first receiving touchdown of the season.[10] In Week 16, Rogers caught the go-ahead score with 55 seconds remaining to beat the New York Giants 28-27.[11] He finished the season playing in all 16 games with 10 starts, recording 53 receptions for 485 yards and two touchdowns.

Career statistics

Regular season

Season Team Games Receiving Rushing Fumbles
GP GS Rec Yds Avg Lng TD Att Yds Avg Lng TD FUM Lost
2016 Indianapolis Colts 14 2 19 273 14.4 36 0 - - - - - 2 0
2017 Indianapolis Colts 11 4 23 284 12.3 61 1 3 8 2.7 7 0 - -
2018 Indianapolis Colts 16 10 53 485 9.2 34 2 1 -4 -4.0 -4 0 1 0
Total 41 16 95 1,042 11.0 61 3 4 4 1.0 7 0 3 0

References

  1. ^ "GSU's Rogers brought to tears after signing with Colts". thenewsstar.com. Retrieved 2018.
  2. ^ "Q&A with Chester Rogers: Childhood movie star to Colts receiver". Indianapolis Star. Retrieved 2018.
  3. ^ Shabazz, Miniya (May 19, 2017). "Even after graduating, Colts receiver Chester Rogers wanted thrill of walking across the stage". The Undefeated. Retrieved 2018.
  4. ^ "Chester Rogers - Grambling State Tigers - washingtonpost.com". stats.washingtonpost.com. Retrieved 2018.
  5. ^ "Indianapolis Colts Agree to Terms with 21 Undrafted Free Agents". Blogs.Colts.com. May 2, 2016.
  6. ^ "Chester Rogers". NFL.com. Retrieved 2018.
  7. ^ "Chester Rogers is our Player of the Game in loss vs. Steelers". Colts Wire. November 12, 2017. Retrieved 2018.
  8. ^ White, Stephen (August 22, 2018). "Andrew Luck's return is great news for Chester Rogers". SBNation.com. Retrieved 2018.
  9. ^ "2018 Indianapolis Colts Statistics & Players". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 2018.
  10. ^ "Colts' Chester Rogers: Targeted 10 times against Jets". CBSSports.com. Retrieved 2018.
  11. ^ "5 takeaways from Colts' 28-27 comeback win vs. Giants". Colts Wire. USA Today. December 23, 2018.

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