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    • DATE: December 3, 2013
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    • DATE: December 3, 2013
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    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
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  • Thu., Nov. 27, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM EST Redskins Nation

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    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
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  • Fri., Nov. 28, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM EST Redskins Nation

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    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

  • Sun., Nov. 30, 2014 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM EST Live Verizon Gametime Live Redskins pregame show hosted by Larry Michael LIVE from Lucas Oil Stadium before the Redskins vs. Colts game on Sunday, November 30, 2014.
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Players

Evan Royster
RB #26
Height:
6-0
Weight:
207
College:
Penn State
Hometown:
Chantilly, Va.
Experience:
4

Transactions:

  • Drafted by the Washington Redskins in the sixth round (177th overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft.

Transactions:

  • Drafted by the Washington Redskins in the sixth round (177th overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft.

PRO

  • D.C.-area native and prolific college running back who flourished late in his rookie season in 2011.
  • Enters 2014 having appeared in 32 career games with two starts, rushing 81 times for 416 yards (5.1 avg) and two touchdowns.
  • Had a four-yard receiving touchdown in his only career postseason game (1/6/13 vs. SEA).

2013 (Redskins)

  • Appeared in 10 games, primarily contributing on special teams.
  • Caught one pass for three yards before leaving with an injury versus Kansas City (12/8).
  • Placed on Reserve/Injured list on Dec. 10.

2012 (Redskins)

  • Played in all 16 regular season games.
  • Rushed 23 times for 89 yards (3.8 avg) with two touchdowns and posting career highs in receptions (15) and receiving yards (109).
  • In his first career postseason action, caught one pass for four yards, a four-yard touchdown reception in the NFC Wild Card Round vs. SEA (1/6).

2011 (Redskins)

  • Signed to the active roster from the practice squad on Nov. 22, and played in six games, with two starts.
  • Totaled 328 rushing yards on 56 carries, and had nine receptions for 68 yards.
  • Made his first career start against Minnesota in Week 16.
  • Had 132 yards rushing his first start, which was the most by a Redskins rookie running back since Reggie Brooks rushed for a rookie-team-record 154 yards on Sept. 19, 1993.

 

College

  • Over his career at Penn State, he amassed 686 rushes for 3,932 yards (5.7 avg), and 29 touchdowns.
  • During his senior year, be became Penn State’s career rushing leader as well as the leader in rushing attempts.
  • Was the first player in school history to have three 1,000-yard rushing season’s.
  • Tied for fifth in his school history in 100-yard rushing games (15) and rushing touchdowns (29).
  • Finished fourth in career all-purpose yards (4,502).
  • Earned second-team All-Big Ten honors as a senior after rushing for 1,014 yards and six touchdowns on six carries.
  • Became only the seventh Nittany Lion to be named all-conference three times.

 

Personal

  • Attended Westfield High School (Va.)
  • Finished his career with 6,384 rushing yards on 750 carries (8.5 avg) and 90 touchdowns.
  • As a senior he rushed 2,200 yards and 30 touchdowns.
  • He was name first-team all-state and selected first-team All-Met by the Washington Post.
  • Helped lead Westfield to the 2003 Virginia AAA Division 6 state championship, while rushing for 1,690 yards and 22 touchdowns in his sophomore year.
  • Also played lacrosse and scored 33 goals as a senior. He participated in the North-South All-American lacrosse game.
  • Was recruited to play lacrosse by perennial powers Johns Hopkins and Virginia.
  • His older brother, Brandon, played football at Stanford from 2000-03.
  • In 2013, participated in NBC4's Health & Fitness Expo in Washington, DC, which offered information to attendees on maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
  • In 2012, participated in the team's 80th Anniversary Thank You Tour throughout Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C. Also led an exercise station at the WRCF Play 60 Mini-Combine.
  • Born on Nov. 26, 1987.
Rushing
YearTeamGAttAtt/GYdsAvgYds/GTDLng1st1st%20+40+FUM
TOTAL 32 81 2.5 416 5.1 13 2 28 25 30.9 2 0 0
2013 WAS 10 2 0.2 0 -- 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0
2012 WAS 16 23 1.4 88 3.8 5.5 2 12 8 34.8 0 0 0
2011 WAS 6 56 9.3 328 5.9 54.7 0 28 17 30.4 2 0 0
Receiving
YearTeamGRecYdsAvgYds/GLongTD20+40+1stFUM
TOTAL 32 25 180 7.2 5.6 25 0 1 0 6 0
2013 WAS 10 1 3 3 0.3 3 0 0 0 0 0
2012 WAS 16 15 109 7.3 6.8 25 0 1 0 2 0
2011 WAS 6 9 68 7.6 11.3 16 0 0 0 4 0
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 32 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2013 WAS 10 4 3 1 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2012 WAS 16 0 -- -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 WAS 6 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Kick Return
YearTeamGRetYdsAvgLngTD20+40+FCFUM
TOTAL 32 2 39 19.5 22 0 1 0 0 0
2013 WAS 10 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 WAS 16 2 39 19.5 22 0 1 0 0 0
2011 WAS 6 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Recent Videos

  • RB Evan Royster Gives Redskins The Lead

    Posted Aug 18, 2014

    RB Evan Royster smashes into the end zone for a 2-yard rushing touchdown to put the Redskins ahead 7-3.

  • 2013 Health and Wellness Expo

    Posted Mar 18, 2013

    Redskins.comTV caught up with Redskins RB Evan Royster on Saturday at the Health and Wellness Expo, where he was helping promote the Play60 initiative.

  • Royster 4-yard TD catch

    Posted Jan 6, 2013

    Robert Griffin III hits RB Evan Royster in the end zone for a 4-yard touchdown and take the lead 7-0 on the opening drive.

  • Evan Royster 4-yard TD

    Posted Dec 16, 2012

    Evan Royster runs left for a 4-yard touchdown extending the Redskins lead over the Browns 31-14.

  • Royster 2-yard TD run

    Posted Nov 4, 2012

    Redskins Evan Royster runs up the middle for a 2-yard touchdown.