Mike Rumph

Mike Rumph
No. 24, 29
Position: Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1979-11-08) November 8, 1979
Place of birth: Delray Beach, Florida
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight: 205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
College: Miami (FL)
NFL Draft: 2002 / Round: 1 / Pick: 27
Career history
As player:
As coach:
Career highlights and awards
  • BCS National Champion (2001)
  • All-Big East (2000,2001)
Career NFL statistics
Tackles: 138
Passes Defended: 14
Interceptions: 3
Player stats at NFL.com

Michael Jamaine Rumph (born November 8, 1979 in Delray Beach, Florida) is an American retired American football free safety and cornerback.

High school

Rumph attended Atlantic Community High School in Delray Beach, Florida. He was among the SuperPrep National Top 50 players and was a SuperPrep All-American. As a senior, he gained 519 yards rushing and receiving with five touchdowns and totaled 108 tackles and snagged six interceptions for 172 yards.

He was also a statewide track star in triple jump and long jump.

University of Miami

Rumph was a quiet but productive player during his career at the University of Miami which culminated with a National Championship in his senior year. Rumph compiled 117 tackles (117 solo), 2 forced fumbles and 6 interceptions (returning one for a touchdown) during his time at Miami. He was a second team Big East selection his sophomore and senior years and a first team selection his junior year.

San Francisco 49ers

Rumph was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the 1st round of the 2002 NFL Draft, with the 27th overall selection. He was originally a cornerback, but the 49ers switched him to safety due to a combination of his strong tackling ability and poor man-to-man coverage skills. He missed large parts of the 2004 and 2005 seasons due to injuries.

Washington Redskins

On August 14, 2006, Rumph was traded to the Redskins for wide receiver Taylor Jacobs. On December 27, 2006 the Redskins waived him.

St. Louis Rams

Mike Rumph was signed to the St. Louis Rams on March 20, 2007, but was released on August 3, 2007. He retired in July 2008.[1]

Post-NFL Career

Rumph was head coach of American Heritage High School's varsity football team in Plantation, Florida until 2015. Afterward, he accepted a job on Mark Richt's staff at the University of Miami as the cornerbacks coach.


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