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Xavier Rhodes
CB #29
Height:
6-1
Weight:
218
Age:
26
College:
Florida State
Experience:
4

Quick Stats (2016 PRE):

TCKL
3
SCK
0.0
FF
0
INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 155 135 20 0.0 0 39 2 0 -- 0 0 1 0
2015 MIN 16 16 58 55 3 0.0 -- 11 1 0 -- 0 0 0 --
2014 MIN 16 16 49 39 10 0.0 -- 18 1 0 -- 0 0 0 --
2013 MIN 13 6 48 41 7 0.0 -- 10 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --

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BIOGRAPHY

2015 GP/GS     Career GP/GS      Playoffs GP/GS

    16/16                 45/38                       1/1

• The 4th of 5 DBs in Vikings history to be drafted in the 1st round and the 2nd of 3 CBs drafted in 1st round in team history.

• Set Vikings rookie record with 23 passes defensed in 2013, the 2nd-most passes defensed in a season in team history. 

OFF THE FIELD Majored in social science at Florida State and is 16 credits shy of graduating...Joined teammates for the Adoption Family FunFest at Winter Park during 2013 season, supporting families who adopt...Hosts annual holiday shopping sprees for UofM Masonic Children’s Hospital patients to spread some cheer…Would like to run his own business after football…Has a son, Justin.  

PRO Finished 4th in the NFL, 2nd in the NFC, with 18 passes defensed in 2014...Led team in PBUs during 2013-14 seasons...Started all 16 games as a 2nd-year player...1st NFL interception at Chicago (11/16/14) off Jay Cutler...Started 6 of the 13 games he played as a rookie, missing the final 3 games with ankle injury...Set Vikings rookie record with 23 passes defensed in 2013...Part of the Vikings 3-member 1st-round draft class in 2013, only the 2nd time in team history the team has had 3 picks in the 1st round, the other coming in 1967...Selected #25 overall in 2013 by the Vikings...Declared for NFL Draft after his junior season at FSU…Was the 4th DB in team history selected in the 1st round and the 2nd CB among the 4, joining 2012 pick Harrison Smith in consecutive seasons at DB in 1st round.

2015 GP/GS     Career GP/GS      Playoffs GP/GS

    16/16                 45/38                       1/1

• The 4th of 5 DBs in Vikings history to be drafted in the 1st round and the 2nd of 3 CBs drafted in 1st round in team history.

• Set Vikings rookie record with 23 passes defensed in 2013, the 2nd-most passes defensed in a season in team history. 

OFF THE FIELD Majored in social science at Florida State and is 16 credits shy of graduating...Joined teammates for the Adoption Family FunFest at Winter Park during 2013 season, supporting families who adopt...Hosts annual holiday shopping sprees for UofM Masonic Children’s Hospital patients to spread some cheer…Would like to run his own business after football…Has a son, Justin.  

PRO Finished 4th in the NFL, 2nd in the NFC, with 18 passes defensed in 2014...Led team in PBUs during 2013-14 seasons...Started all 16 games as a 2nd-year player...1st NFL interception at Chicago (11/16/14) off Jay Cutler...Started 6 of the 13 games he played as a rookie, missing the final 3 games with ankle injury...Set Vikings rookie record with 23 passes defensed in 2013...Part of the Vikings 3-member 1st-round draft class in 2013, only the 2nd time in team history the team has had 3 picks in the 1st round, the other coming in 1967...Selected #25 overall in 2013 by the Vikings...Declared for NFL Draft after his junior season at FSU…Was the 4th DB in team history selected in the 1st round and the 2nd CB among the 4, joining 2012 pick Harrison Smith in consecutive seasons at DB in 1st round.

2015 Started every game in regular season and Wild Card playoff game for NFC North champions...Snared INT off Aaron Rodgers in end zone of game at Lambeau (1/3/16) in regular season finale that gave Vikings the Division title...Helped Vikings rank #5 in NFL in points allowed per game and rank #12 in NFL in passing defense...Part of Vikings defensive backfield that featured 4 players who were 1st-round draft picks- Harrison Smith, Tre Waynes, Terence Newman and Rhodes...Notched season-high 7 tackles at San Francisco (9/14) in season opener and had season-high 3 passes defensed at Arizona (12/10).

2014 Started all 16 games in a breakout season for the 2nd year CB...Worked closely with Head Coach Mike Zimmer and DB coach Jerry Gray...Finished the season with a team-high 18 passes defensed, ranked 4th in the NFL and 2nd in the NFC...A major part in the Vikings pass defense improving to 7th overall in the NFL after being ranked 31st in 2013...Recorded his 1st NFL interception off Jay Cutler at Chicago (11/16)...Tied career-high with 4 passes defensed vs. Atlanta (9/28)...Posted 4 games with multiple passes defensed. 

2013 Set Vikings rookie record with 23 passes defensed, the 2nd most in team history...Started 6 games and saw action in 13, missing final 3 with ankle injury...Opened game at Green Bay (11/24), ended with season-high 9 tackles and 4 passes defensed...Started consecutive games at Dallas (11/3) and vs. Washington (11/7)...Started NFL debut in season opener at Detroit (9/8) when team opened in nickel defense...Notched season-high 8 tackles, a TFL and PD vs. Green Bay (10/27).

COLLEGE Appeared in 43 games at Florida State, making 38 starts…Was part of teams that went 38-16 during his FSU career…Won the ACC Atlantic Division in 2010 and 2012…Won the ACC Championship in 2012…4-0 in bowl games at FSU with wins at the Gator Bowl, Chick-Fil-A Bowl, Champs Sports Bowl and the BCS Orange Bowl…Earned 1st-Team All-ACC honors following his junior season…ACC Defensive Rookie of the Year in 2010.

PREP Attended Norland High in Miami, playing RB and WR…Led Norland in both rushing and receiving as a senior, earned Miami Herald All-Dade honors as an all-purpose back...Earned All-Dade honors on the defensive side of the ball.

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