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Robert Royal

This article is for the NFL tight end. For the author see Robert Royal (author)
Robert Royal
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Royal (left) with Angelo Crowell in 2006
No. 88, 84
Position:Tight end
Personal information
Born: (1979-05-15) May 15, 1979 (age 40)
New Orleans, Louisiana
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight:257 lb (117 kg)
Career information
High school:Edna Karr
(New Orleans, Louisiana)
College:Louisiana State
NFL Draft:2002 / Round: 5 / Pick: 160
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • Second-team All-SEC (2001)
Career NFL statistics
Receiving yards:1,271
Receiving average:9.9
Receiving touchdowns:14
Player stats at

Robert Shelton Royal (born May 15, 1979) is a former American football tight end. He was drafted by the Washington Redskins in the fifth round of the 2002 NFL Draft. He played college football at Louisiana State. He also played for the Buffalo Bills and Cleveland Browns.

Early years

Royal attended Edna Karr High School in New Orleans, Louisiana, where he was a standout in football and basketball. In football, as a senior, he posted ten sacks and 80 tackles.

Professional career

Washington Redskins

Royal was drafted by the Washington Redskins in the fifth round of the 2002 NFL Draft.

Buffalo Bills

Royal signed with the Buffalo Bills as an unrestricted free agent on March 11, 2006.[1] He was released by the Bills on February 26, 2009.

Cleveland Browns

After his release from the Bills, Royal was signed by the Cleveland Browns on March 5, 2009.

The Browns released Royal on February 9, 2011.[2]


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