PRO (0-0/1-0): Signed to the Steelers' Active Roster on January 4, 2012...Signed to the Steelers’ practice squad on December 12, 2011…released from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ practice squad on November 7, 2011…signed to the Buccaneers’ practice squad on October 17, 2011…released by the Indianapolis Colts on September 5, 2011…originally signed as an undrafted rookie free agent with the Colts on July 29, 2011.
2011 (0-0/1-0): Spent time with the Colts and Buccaneers before being signed to the Steelers’ practice squad...1/4: Signed to the Steelers’ active roster to provide depth at the running back position…AFC Wild Card 1/8 at Denver: Saw action on special teams.
COLLEGE: Played in 50 games with 20 starts…majored in English...finished career with 536 rushes for 2,916 yards and 49 touchdowns…set a school record for rushing touchdowns in a single season (22) in 2010, which was also tops in the FBS…added 23 receptions for 198 yards and one touchdown.
PERSONAL: Attended North Central High School (Indianapolis)…first team all-state selection as a senior after earning second team honors his junior year…first team all-area and all-conference choice as a senior and was a second team all-conference selection his junior year….set school records with 1,935 rushing yards and 22 touchdowns while averaging 8.8 yards per carry during his senior season...totaled 1,187 rushing yards and 10 touchdowns as a junior and rushed for 400 yards as a sophomore…competed in track and set a school record for the indoor long jump with a mark of 22.8 feet…three-time state qualifier in the long jump and qualified for the outdoor 200m as a senior…son of Wanda Spann-Roddy and George Roddy III…Full name: Chad Spann.
Steelers Players arrive at Saint Vincent College, in Latrobe Pennsylvania.
Look at photos from the Steelers 8th AFC Championship win versus the New York Jets from the 2010 season.
View photos of the Steelers' Defense before they head off to camp on July 25th.
View photos of the Steelers' Offense before they head off to camp on July 25th.
View photos of the Steelers' Special Teams before they head off to camp on July 25th.
Steelers Head Coach Mike Tomlin held his first press conference of the 2014 Training Camp. He updated the PUP List and talked about adding live tackling to camp again this year.
Training Camp is officially underway with the arrival of players at Saint Vincent College.
As the players report for 2014 Pittsburgh Steelers Training Camp, Missi Matthews and Bob Labriola share the highlights of the day and head coach Mike Tomlin's press conference.
Bob Labriola, Missi Matthews, and Mike Prisuta present their Training Camp Six Pack, a collection of key story lines to follow during 2014 Pittsburgh Steelers Training Camp at Saint Vincent College in Latrobe, PA.