Connect with us
The Power of Bowser

Pittsburgh Sports Now

NFL

Steelers Sign Former Pine-Richland, YSU Tight End Kevin Rader

YSU Athletics

Steelers Sign Former Pine-Richland, YSU Tight End Kevin Rader

This story originally appeared at SteelersNow.com, our home for Steelers coverage.

The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed former Pine-Richland, Youngstown State and Green Bay Packers tight end Kevin Rader to a reserve/futures contract for the 2019 season.

Rader played college football at Youngstown State, where he amassed 44 receptions for 601 yards and four touchdowns. None of his catches are as famous as his amazing catch in the FCS playoffs, where he caught a ball with one hand, pinning it against the back of a defender in the endzone.

While playing against Pitt in 2017, Rader caught six balls for 100 yards at Heinz Field. Rader, a graduate of Pine-Richland High School, makes his way back to his home roots after spending training camp with the Green Bay Packers in 2018 after signing as an undrafted rookie free agent.

The Steelers will need depth at their tight end position, as both Jesse James and Xavier Grimble are set to become free agents this offseason.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

avatar
  Subscribe  
Notify of

Our Sponsors

The Law Office of Mark Smith
Pitt City Football Club
Duquesne holiday sale
Archie's Southside
Piper's Pub

Get PSN in your inbox!

Enter your email and get all of our posts delivered straight to your inbox.

To Top

Send this to a friend