Rashard Mendenhall

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Birthday
19, 1987
Birthplace
Skokie, IL
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
19, 1987 (age 31)
Birthplace
Skokie, IL

About

Running back who made his NFL debut in 2008 with the Pittsburgh Steelers, and won Super Bowl XLIII with the team on February 1, 2009; joined the Arizona Cardinals in 2013 after a series of injuries stunted his production with the Steelers.

Before Fame

He played college football for the University of Illinois, where he was a first team All-Big 10 selection in 2007, before being selected 23rd overall in the 2008 NFL Draft.

Trivia

His career exploded after his rookie season, as he combined for 2,381 rushing yards and 20 rushing touchdowns in his second and third seasons.

Family Life

His brother, Walter Mendenhall, also played running back in the NFL.

Associated With

As a rookie, he joined a Steelers offense led by quarterback Ben Roethlisberger.