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Chris Rutledge
Chris  Rutledge

Hometown:
Miami, FL

Position:
Graduate Assistant (Offense)

Alma Mater:
Miami '08

07/13/2017

FAU Athletics' Ramps Up Community Service Efforts in July

FAU student-athletes have been making their way around Broward and Palm Beach Counties to give back

07/13/2017

FAU Athletics' Ramps Up Community Service Efforts in July

FAU student-athletes have been making their way around Broward and Palm Beach Counties to give back

At FAU
Rutledge enters his second season with the Owls. As a graduate assistant, Rutledge assists with the offensive line and compiles scouting reports. He also assisted with recruit evaluation and on-campus visits for the 2015 class, arguably one of the best in program history.

Collegiate Playing Career
The Miami native played his collegiate ball in his hometown for the University of Miami Hurricanes from 2004-08. Rutledge broke into the lineup as a sophomore and was a starting member of the offensive line his junior and senior seasons at either guard or tackle. Continued his playing career in both the CFL and in the Arena Football League. Earned the team’s most improved offensive player in 2005 &2006. Participated in two bowls during his career. Was rated as the No. 43 prospect in Florida by SuperPrep coming out of high school, the nation’s No. 50 offensive tackle by rivals.com and the No. 94 prospect in Florida on the Orlando Sentinel’s Florida Top-100 list. Following his collegiate career, Rutledge worked out with the Baltimore Ravens and then played a season in the CFL and a season of Arena Football.

Personal
Born: May 30, 1986
Hometown: Miami, FL
Education: Bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts and Sociology '08; currently pursuing a Master’s in Educational Leadership (K-12)

Coaching Experience
2015-Present – Florida Atlantic University (Offensive GA – Offensive Line)
May – August 2014 – Royal Palm Beach High School (Assistant Coach/OL)
2010 Lake Worth High School (Volunteer Assistant/OL)
2009 – Berean Christian School (Assistant Coach/OL for Head Coach Kenny Berry)
2005-06 – Dr. Michael Krop Senior High School (Volunteer Assistant)

Playing Experience
Tri-Cities Fever, Indoor Football League, Kennewick, WA (2011)
British Colombia Lions, CFL, Vancouver, Canada (July 2009)
Montreal Alouettes, CFL Montreal, Canada (June 2009)
Baltimore Raven Mini Camp participant (2009)
Offensive Lineman, University of Miami (2004-08 for Larry Coker and Randy Shannon)
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