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 Nation Unite members continue to score field access, merchandise and other exclusive rewards at this year's training camp.
Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey was activated from the team's PUP list and wasted no time getting back to work on the practice field.
The Pittsburgh Steelers continue training camp with their sixth straight day of practice in pads.
One Direction continues their On the Road Again Tour at Heinz Field
The Pittsburgh Steelers welcomed the players' and coaches' families to Saint Vincent College to watch practice.
Analyst Tunch Ilkin breaks down the basics of cover-2.
In this edition of #SteelTalk, the Pittsburgh Steelers talk about who they would call when using their phone-a-friend lifeline.
Hall of Fame offensive lineman and Steelers offensive line coach Mike Munchak talked about Jerome Bettis making it to the Hall of Fame.
head coach Mike Tomlin talks about his expectations for his team for the upcoming season, new additions to the defense, and the arrival of cornerback Brandon Boykin.