Andrew Rodriguez
Army Black Knights – No. 42
Personal information
Born: (1990-05-12) May 12, 1990 (age 32)
Height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight217 lb (98 kg)
Career history
High schoolAlexandria (VA) Bishop Ireton
Career highlights and awards

Andrew Scott Rodriguez (born May 12, 1990) is a former American football player for Army Black Knights of the United States Military Academy.

A graduate of Bishop Ireton High School in Alexandria, Virginia, Rodriguez started in twelve games as a sophomore for the Black Knights. Prior to his junior season, he suffered a serious back injury which caused him to miss the rest of the season but made a comeback for his senior year, for which he was voted captain by his teammates.[1] He won the 2011 James E. Sullivan Award[2][3] and the William V. Campbell Trophy.[4]

Rodriguez graduated in 2012, ranking third in his class. His father is General David M. Rodriguez, Commanding General of the United States Africa Command (AFRICOM).[5]


  1. ^ "Andrew Rodriguez - Against The Odds". National Football Foundation. March 1, 2012. Archived from the original on March 6, 2016. Retrieved October 28, 2014.
  2. ^ "Andrew Rodriguez Wins Sullivan Award". United States Military Academy. March 20, 2012. Archived from the original on April 28, 2012. Retrieved March 21, 2012.
  3. ^ "Andrew Rodriguez wins 82nd Sullivan". ESPN. March 20, 2012.
  4. ^ "Army player Andrew Rodriguez claims Campbell Trophy". December 7, 2011. Retrieved December 7, 2011.
  5. ^ "MISSION FIRST: Sense Of Duty". United States Military Academy. December 19, 2013. Archived from the original on October 28, 2014. Retrieved October 28, 2014.