37 Rodney Gallon
37 Rodney Gallon
Height: 6-1
Weight: 200
Year: SR
Hometown: Tallahassee, Fla.
High School: Lincoln HS
Previous College: Florida State University
Position: LB

2011: Saw action in eight games for the Cardinals, starting in two...recorded 20 tackles on the season including one sack in the season opener against Ferris State (Sept. 10).

2007: Played in eight games but did not see any action following FSU's upset of then-second ranked Boston College...was credited with a punt return in Florida State's Thursday night game at Wake Forest.

2006: Played in 12 of Florida State's 13 games and was a starter at the linebacker position against Virginia ...had three tackles against Virginia in the Seminoles' 33-0 victory over the Cavaliers ...started in place of the injured Geno Hayes at the weakside linebacker position...his career-high of five tackles came in extended playing time at Maryland...registered a tackle for minus yardage against the Terps...had the first forced fumble of his career against Maryland...totaled 12 tackles in consecutive games against Maryland (five) and Virginia (three)...totaled two tackles and a tackle for minus yardage against Duke...earned playing time in the Emerald Bowl against UCLA...first career fumble recovery came in the Seminoles' 55-7 victory over Rice.

2005: played in a total of nine games, primarily on special teams...saw limited action as a reserve on a talented Seminole linebacking unit...played in the last eight games, including the ACC Championship game and the Orange Bowl...registered his only two tackles of the season against The Citadel, including half a tackle for loss...served as the third team weakside linebacker for most of the year.

2004: redshirted the 2004 season.

Prior to SVSU/Personal: A senior transfer from Florida State University…prepped at Lincoln High School...a four-star player by Rivals.com and the No. 9 outside linebacker in the nation...named to the Tallahassee Democrat Sunshine 75...as a senior he had 135 tackles, five tackles for loss, three sacks and three fumble recoveries...earned all-state first team honors for class 4A...had 106 tackles, 14 tackles for loss, three sacks and four fumble recoveries during his junior season...a member of team Florida in the Cali-Florida Bowl, where he tallied eight tackles as team Florida beat team California 24-22...has the speed to play sideline to sideline…majoring in social science…born 3/17/85.