Rodger Saffold III is an offensive guard for the Los Angeles Rams of the National Football League.  In 2014  he decided to start “Rise Nation” officially and with his long time friend Kahreem Horsley, and from there they have worked together to create what has been a very successful org to date.

High School Career

Saffold attended Bedford High School in Bedford, Ohio where he played offensive tackle and defensive end. He was a 2005 first team All-Lake Erie League, all-district and honorable mention all-state selection at the same high school that produced former Wisconsin and NFL wide receivers Chris Chambers and Lee Evans. He recorded 18 tackles as a senior.  Considered a two-star recruit by, Saffold picked Indiana over Illinois, Kansas and Ohio.

College Career

He never left the starting lineup after sliding in at left tackle midway through his true freshman campaign at Indiana University. He started 41 games and appeared in 42 in his career. He was selected second team All-Big Ten by the conference coaches and named honorable mention by the league’s media, and earned second team All-Big Ten recognition from Phil Steele’s magazine.

eSports involvement

Saffold is currently the owner of competitive Call of Duty team Rise Nation.  He bought the team in April 2014.