Andre Rison

Football Player
Born Mar 18, 1967

Andre Previn Rison is a retired American football wide receiver who played professionally for the National Football League's Indianapolis Colts, Atlanta Falcons, Cleveland Browns, Green Bay Packers, Jacksonville Jaguars, Kansas City Chiefs, Oakland Raiders, and the Canadian Football League's Toronto Argonauts. Rison was selected to the Pro Bowl five times, from 1990–1993 and once again in 1997.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Andre Rison.


1967 Birth Born on March 18, 1967.


1987 20 Years Old He was a star player at Flint Northwestern High School and in college at Michigan State University. As a senior at Michigan State, Rison had 30 receptions for 709 yards and 5 TDs; he was a prominent contributor to the 1987 Michigan State squad that won the Rose Bowl on January 1, 1988.
1989 22 Years Old Rison began his NFL career in 1989 as a first round draft pick with the Indianapolis Colts, catching 52 passes for 820 yards with four touchdown receptions and showing great promise, but was traded to the Atlanta Falcons as part of a deal for the #1 pick in the 1990 NFL Draft, which the Colts used to select Jeff George. … Read More
1990 23 Years Old …  Rison was selected to the Pro Bowl five times, from 1990–1993 and once again in 1997.
1993 26 Years Old 1 More Event
During these years, Rison finished near the top of most receiving categories, and led all NFL players with 15 receiving touchdowns in 1993. … Read More
1994 27 Years Old After the 1994 season, Rison signed a lucrative free agent contract with Cleveland, where he was expected to become the featured receiving threat for the Browns, who had made the playoffs the year before. … Read More
1996 29 Years Old 1 More Event
Rison won a Super Bowl championship with the Green Bay Packers in 1996 against the New England Patriots, scoring the first points of the game on a 54-yard touchdown catch from quarterback Brett Favre.


1997 - 2002 3 More Events
2004 37 Years Old 1 More Event
He also won a Grey Cup championship with the Toronto Argonauts in 2004. … Read More
2005 38 Years Old He was released by the team in August 2005. … Read More
2006 39 Years Old In the 2006-2008 high school football seasons, Rison was assistant coach at Beecher High School. … Read More


In March 2010, Rison was named the new head coach for Flint Northwestern High School's football team.
2012 - 2014 2 More Events
2015 48 Years Old As of 2015 he also coaches his son Hunter Rison who has committed to Michigan State on April 1, 2016. … Read More
2016 49 Years Old In 2016 Rison encountered legal trouble for failure to pay child support. … Read More
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