Rodney Filer

Rodney Allen Filer (born June 14, 1974) is a retired[1] arena football fullback who played in the Arena Football League (AFL) for thirteen seasons. Filer played college football for the University of Iowa. He was signed as an undrafted free agent by the San Diego Chargers of the National Football League (NFL) in 1997.[2] A one-time All-Arena selection, he was a member of the Iowa Barnstormers, New York Dragons, Las Vegas Gladiators, Tampa Bay Storm and Utah Blaze.[3]

Rodney Filer
No. 34 – Iowa Barnstormers
Position:Strength & Conditioning Coach
Fullback
Personal information
Born: (1974-06-14) June 14, 1974 (age 46)
Houston, Texas
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:255 lb (116 kg)
Career information
High school:Waco (TX) University
College:Iowa
Undrafted:1997
Career history
As a player:
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
As a coach:
Career highlights and awards
Career Arena statistics
Rushes:384
Yards:1,252
Touchdowns:70
Tackles:141
Sacks:8.5
Player stats at ArenaFan.com

Career rushing statisticsEdit

Year Team Games Att Yards Avg TDs
1999 Iowa Barnstormers 14 2 1 0.5 0
2000 Iowa Barnstormers 14 5 14 2.8 2
2001 New York Dragons 14 9 19 2.1 4
2002 New York Dragons 14 11 21 1.9 3
2003 New York Dragons 16 20 87 4.4 6
2004 New York Dragons 16 24 84 3.5 3
2005 Las Vegas Gladiators 16 25 103 4.1 3
2006 Las Vegas Gladiators 16 27 130 4.8 1
2007 Tampa Bay Storm 16 26 94 3.6 9
2008 Utah Blaze 16 61 205 3.4 12
2010 Iowa Barnstormers 16 51 181 3.5 8
2011 Iowa Barnstormers 18 42 146 3.5 4
2012 Iowa Barnstormers 18 71 167 2.4 15
Totals - 190 384 1,252 3.3 70

Career receiving statisticsEdit

Year Team Games Rec Yards TDs
1999 Iowa Barnstormers 14 2 50 2
2000 Iowa Barnstormers 14 5 34 1
2001 New York Dragons 14 2 33 0
2002 New York Dragons 14 3 20 0
2003 New York Dragons 16 2 17 0
2004 New York Dragons 16 5 26 0
2005 Las Vegas Gladiators 16 12 124 2
2006 Las Vegas Gladiators 16 6 45 1
2007 Tampa Bay Storm 16 3 20 0
2008 Utah Blaze 16 14 101 2
2010 Iowa Barnstormers 16 6 35 1
2011 Iowa Barnstormers 18 3 12 0
2012 Iowa Barnstormers 18 9 83 1
Totals - 190 72 600 10

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Mark Woodley (July 21, 2012). "Barnstormers grab win in Filer's finale". www.kwwl.com. WorldNow and KWWL. Retrieved April 23, 2014.
  2. ^ "Chargers sign 16 undrafted free agents". www.apnewsarchive.com. Associated Press. April 21, 1997. Retrieved April 23, 2014.
  3. ^ "Barnstormers FB Rodney Filer Set to Retire". www.oursportscentral.com. OurSports Central. July 6, 2012. Retrieved April 23, 2014.

External linksEdit