The Atlanta Falcons today announced that they have signed wide receiver James Rodgers to the practice squad.
Rodgers, 5-7, 188 pounds, was originally signed as a college free agent on April 30, 2012. He was waived as part of the Falcons final roster cut down on August 31. Rodgers finished his college career as one of the greatest receivers and all-purpose players in Oregon State history. He established a school record with 222 career receptions, including an OSU record 91 catches in 2009. He also set the Oregon State career record with 6,377 all-purpose yards and is the first player in OSU history with 1,000 yards rushing and 2,000 yards receiving. He joins his brother RB Jacquizz Rodgers, who was selected in the fifth round of the 2011 NFL Draft by the Atlanta Falcons.