In 2009, the NFL’s Miami Dolphins launched the professional football career of offensive lineman SirVincent Rogers. Rogers went played for the University of Houston Cougars prior to that point, and went on to play for 8 different teams during his professional career. His professional football career ended on Friday with a one day contract with the CFL’s Ottawa Redblacks.
The one day contract gives him the opportunity to retire with the Ottawa Redblacks, where he played from 2015 through 2018, having some of the more memorable years of his football career and more successful years in the city. He won the CFL’s most outstanding offensive lineman award in 2015, won the Grey Cup in 2016 and was named an All-Star in three of the four seasons he spent in Ottawa.
Over his playing career in the CFL, after time spent with the Dolphins in the NFL and a few other teams in arena football league, spread out between the Toronto Argonauts, Ottawa Redblacks and Edmonton Elks, SirVincent Rogers played in a total 90 games in the CFL.
Congratulations Sir V!