Offensive lineman joined Kansas City as its second-round pick in the 2011 NFL Draft (55th overall) ... Played in 53 games with 50 starts ... Started 48 consecutive games during his career at Florida State … Earned All-Atlantic Coast Conference honors all four years … Played both guard and center on the offensive line … Holds the conference career record for being named ACC Player of the Week nine times, breaking the previous record of eight … Was the 11th player in league history to win the Jacobs Blocking Award twice in a career (2009-10), awarded annually to the player voted the most outstanding blocker in the ACC by a poll of head coaches and defensive coordinators ... Became only the fifth Florida State player to ever win the award … Became the Seminoles first unanimous first-team All-American since T Alex Barron in 2004.
2010: Started all 14 games at left guard for Florida State … Recorded 48 knockdowns, including 14 touchdown-resulting blocks … Paved the way for an offensive unit that averaged 381.29 total yards, 171.43 rushing yards and 209.86 passing yards per game … Was penalized only once on 904 offensive snaps … Was the only member of the Seminoles offensive line to not allow a sack … Awarded the Jacobs Blocking Award for the second consecutive year, becoming the 11th player in conference history to accomplish that feat … Earned ACC Offensive Lineman of the Week three times, vs. BYU, Miami and Florida … Only offensive lineman in the conference to receive votes for ACC Player of the Year honors … Earned first-team All-ACC accolades for the third-straight year, becoming the seventh player in history to earn All-ACC honors all four years … Unanimous first-team All-America selection … Finalist for the Outland Trophy as the best interior lineman in college football.
2009: Started all 13 games … Compiled 38 knockdowns, including 12 touchdown-resulting blocks … Only penalized twice in the team's first 11 games … Did not allow a quarterback sack or pressure in 715 offensive snaps … Led the way for an offense that averaged 149.54 rushing yards, 271.85 passing yards, and 421.38 yards of total offense per game … Named ACC Offensive Lineman of the Week twice, vs. Georgia Tech and Clemson … Became the fifth member of the Seminoles to win the Jacobs Blocking Award … Selected first-team All-ACC for the second straight year … Earned first-team All-America honors from the NFL Draft Report and the Football Writers Association … Earned second-team All-America honors from the Associated Press.
2008: Started all 13 games at left guard … Recorded a career-high 64 knockdowns and 14 touchdown-resulting blocks … Allowed only one quarterback pressure and did not allow a sack … Moved from guard to center in the season opener vs. Western Carolina … Named ACC Offensive Lineman of the week three times, vs. Western Carolina, Miami and Clemson … Chosen first-team Sophomore All-America by the NFL Draft Report … Selected to the All-ACC first-team. 2007: Saw action in 13 games (10 starts) … Played at both left guard and left tackle … Only allowed one sack in 708 plays and did not account for any penalties all year … Helped FSU average 369.23 yards of total offense per game, including 127.46 rushing yards and 241.77 passing yards per game … Named a consensus Freshman All-America first-team selection and received All-ACC second-team honors ... Led the team in blocking consistency vs. Alabama, Wake Forest, Boston College, Maryland and Florida … Graduated from FSU with a degree in Recreation and Leisure. High School: Two-way lineman for B.C. Rain High School in Mobile, Alabama … Recorded 47 pancake blocks as an offensive lineman and 55 tackles as a nose guard … Earned first-team all-state honors his junior and senior years.
- Named Florida State's sophomore class academic award winner in 2008.
- Worked at a local Kentucky Fried Chicken to help support family in high school.
- Full name: Rodney Hudson