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Rod Windsor     

WR
Born: April 24, 1985
Hometown: Bessemer, AL
6' 2", 205
College: Western New Mexico
Other Pro Experience: UFL 

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Player News
Grady throws for 10 TDs, but Sharks come up short
Florida Times-Union

Sharks fall to Rattlers in desert duel
WJXT Jacksonville

Rattlers QB Davila focused on championships, not records
FOXSports.com

Cleveland Gladiators fall to Arizona Rattlers in home finale, 77-62
cleveland.com
Nick Davila threw nine touchdowns to lead the Arizona Rattlers to a 77-62 victory over the Cleveland Gladiators in an Arena Football League game Friday at Quicken Loans Arena.

Rattlers' new line draws praise from QB Davila
Arizona Sports
Rattlers center Jordan Mudge appreciates the importance of his job, lining up in front of quarterback Nick Davila. “You’re protecting a franchise quarterback. It’s something that you don’t take lightly,” Mudge said. “We’re trying to be the best and trying to be great, so we have to come out here and perform.”

Rattlers can't hold 13-point lead in 4th, fall to Storm
FOXSports.com

Late touchdown by Toliver dooms Rattlers against Storm
Arizona Sports (registration) (blog)

Rod Windsor becomes 15th in AFL history to log 10,000 receiving yards
Adam Markowitz, ArenaFan.com
Rod Windsor is at it again. Just one game after becoming the all-time leader in receptions in Arizona Rattlers history, Windsor made a bit more history by becoming the first Rattler ever to haul in 10,000 receiving yards for the franchise. Windsor is the 15th man in AFL history to log 10,000 receiving yards for his career.

Rattlers rattled in Orlando; suffer first loss of season
Arizona Sports (registration) (blog)

Rod Windsor becomes all-time leader in receptions in Rattlers history
Adam Markowitz, ArenaFan.com
ORLANDO - Rod Windsor has only played in the Arena Football League for six seasons, and he's already surpassed the careers of so many who were around for decades. With his second catch of the game on Saturday night in Orlando, his 777th reception in his career, he surpassed the great Hunkie Cooper for the most receptions in Arizona Rattlers history.

Preds' Brandon Thompkins on pace to break league yardage mark
Orlando Sentinel

Sharks fall to Rattlers in overtime thriller
WJXT Jacksonville

Rattlers cruise past Tampa Bay in home opener
Arizona Sports (registration) (blog)

Rattlers surge past KISS in Anaheim
Arizona Sports (registration) (blog)
Saturday night, Coach Kevin Guy’s squad showed they are still the team to beat, outscoring LA 34-7 in the 2nd half, coasting to a 69-28 victory at the Honda Center in Anaheim

Rattlers dominate KISS to move to 2-0
FOXSports.com
The five time World Champion Arizona Rattlers (2-0) take sole possession of first place with a victory over the Los Angeles KISS (1-1) Saturday night at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California by a score of 69-28 in front of 6,427 fans.

San Jose Knows The Way
Stockton Record

Rattlers roll past Spokane Shock after sluggish start, get National Conference ...
azcentral.com
azcentral.comThe Rattlers, after a slow beginning, finally got it rolling Saturday, defeating the Spokane Shock 72-41 in front of 10,322 at US Airways Center. The Rattlers (15-4) take on the SaberCats (18-1) for the third year in a row in the National Conference final.and more »

Rattlers start slow, cruise into conference final
FOXSports.com
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Spokane Shock owner wants Rattlers in first-round matchup
azcentral.com
al.comSpokane Shock owner wants Rattlers in first-round matchupazcentral.comIn the aftermath of a couple of heated scenes in San Jose last week, Rattlers coach Kevin Guy said emotions need to get under control. (Photo: Patrick Breen/azcentral sports). CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE. Kevin Guy wouldn't bite.and more »

Rattlers flip switch in regular-season finale, look ready for run to ArenaBowl
azcentral.com
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Portland Thunder drops season finale 67-39 to Arizona Rattlers
OregonLive.com

2015 Arena Football League Records and Milestones
Adam Markowitz, ArenaFan.com
The 2015 AFL regular season is said and done with, and as is the case each and every year, many records have been set and milestones have been reached.

Rattlers wrap up regular season with convincing win over Portland
Arizona Sports (registration) (blog)

Near-perfect first half propels Arizona Rattlers to win over LA KISS ...
Arizona Sports (registration) (blog)
The Arizona Rattlers jumped out to a 34-0 first-half lead before needing to hang on for a 68-55 win over the LA KISS Sunday at US Airways Center.

Spokane Shock use 31-point 2nd quarter to beat Rattlers
azcentral.com
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Shock find old form in upsetting Arizona Rattlers
The Spokesman Review
ind old form in upsetting Arizona RattlersThe Spokesman ReviewPlaying against the quarterback that led them to the Arena Cup in 2009 during their af2 days, the Spokane Shock somehow found their old form Friday night and beat the AFL West Division champion Arizona Rattlers 52-46 before 7,938 at the Arena.and more »

Nelson makes first start at QB, Shock upset the Rattlers
KXLY Spokane
okaneNelson makes first start at QB, Shock upset the RattlersKXLY SpokaneThe Shock (5-10, 1-4) hosted the three-time defending ArenaBowl Champion Arizona Rattlers (12-3, 4-1) in Week 17 Arena Football League Action, coming away with the 52-45 upset victory in front of 7,938 fans at Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena.and more »

Nick Davila, Rod Windsor shine in Arizona Rattlers' win over Las Vegas
Arizona Sports

Hitting the wall: It's a risky business for Arena players
azcentral.com

Change sparked by 2011 ArenaBowl loss set Rattlers up for sustained success
Cronkite News

Ex-UA WR Dan Buckner expected to give Rattlers' receiving corps big boost
azcentral.com

KISS, Rattlers head coaches have to be separated near game's end
OCRegister
The L.A. KISS finally gave its fans something to get pumped up about Saturday night.

WR Chase Deadder gives Rattlers viable 3rd passing option
azcentral.com
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Rattlers, Storm coaches have West Alabama football ties
azcentral.com
al.comRattlers, Storm coaches have West Alabama football tiesazcentral.comTampa Bay Storm wide receiver Lawrence Samuels (22) scores a touchdown against the Arizona Rattlers in the first quarter of Arena Bowl XVII in Tampa, Fla., Sunday, June 22, 2003. Tampa Bay defeated Arizona 43-29 and Samuels was named game MVP.and more »

Patched-up offense delivers for Rattlers in win over Las Vegas Outlaws
azcentral.com
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BJ Coleman continues improvement in Arizona Rattlers' win over Las Vegas
Arizona Sports
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Rattlers release WR Maurice Purify
azcentral.com
Purify, 6-foot-4, 230 pounds, underwent knee surgery late last season and spent training camp and the first seven weeks of this season still rehabbing his knee

VooDoo no match for Rattlers big third quarter
FOXSports.com

Rattlers topple VooDoo
The Advocate

Hippeard, Kellem and Windsor earn weekly honors
AFL Press Release
Orlando Predators quarterback Randy Hippeard has been awarded Russell Athletic Offensive Player of the Week, while Arizona Rattlers Jack linebacker Jeremy Kellem has been awarded Riddell Defensive Player of the Week and Arizona Rattlers wide receiver Rod Windsor has been awarded J. Lewis Small Playmaker of the Week for Week 4 of the 2015 Arena Football League season.

Defense dominates early in Arizona Rattlers' win over Portland
Arizona Sports
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Portland Thunder play 'hard enough' but not 'well enough' in 65-47 loss to ...
OregonLive.com
OregonLive.comThe Portland Thunder dropped their first road decision of 2015 to the three-time defending champion Arizona Rattlers, 65-47, in front of 8,815 fans at Talking Stick Resort Arena on Saturday evening. "I thought we played hard enough," Thunder coach Mike ...and more »

Rattlers back in comfort zone with return of receivers Rod Windsor, Kerry Reed
azcentral.com
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Rattlers safety Kellem emerging as top defender
azcentral.com

Arizona Rattlers 49, Cleveland Gladiators 41: ArenaBowl rematch also goes to Rattlers
News-Herald.com

Cleveland Gladiators home opener spoiled by the Arizona Rattlers, 49-41
cleveland.com

Arizona Rattlers hang on to defeat Cleveland Gladiators
azcentral.com

Cleveland Gladiators vs. Arizona Rattlers: Home opener Saturday is ArenaBowl ...
cleveland.com

Andy Olson leads new-look Shock into Arizona to open AFL season
The Spokesman Review

Rattlers coach will make game-day decision on receivers
azcentral.com

Nine absurd Arena Football League records and NFL comparisons
SportingNews.com
Take a look at the Arena Football League record book. It's full of almost-impossible-to-believe records recorded since the league's inception in 1987.

Rattlers may lose WR Poots, DL Hawthorne in free agency
azcentral.com

Arizona Rattlers ArenaBowl 3-Peat: By the Numbers
Arizona Sports

Austin short of arena title
Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Rattlers beat Gladiators in ArenaBowl
ESPN

Arizona Rattlers capture third consecutive Arena Bowl
Arizona Sports

Rattlers claim 3rd straight ArenaBowl title
azcentral.com

Rattled again
Tucson News Now

Nick Davila tosses 8 touchdown passes, Rattlers crush Gladiators in ArenaBowl
Gant Daily

Arizona Rattlers cement dynasty status with 3rd ArenaBowl win in a row
azcentral.com

ArenaBowl XXVII: Arizona Rattlers QB Nick Davila knows Ohio football
The Plain Dealer - cleveland.com
The Plain Dealer - cleveland.comHe received his second career Arena Football League's Most Valuable Player award this week, and he is the player the Cleveland Gladiators most need to stop in ArenaBowl XXVII Saturday at 8 p.m. in Quicken Loans Arena (ESPN). Known for his accuracy ...and more »

Rattlers take aim at third consecutive Arena Bowl title
FOXSports.com

ArenaBowl XXVII: Arizona Rattlers scouting report
The Plain Dealer - cleveland.com
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Ross honored for another successful campaign
Huntsville Item
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3 Rattlers make first-team All-Arena on offense
azcentral.com

Rattlers exact revenge on SaberCats, stamp ticket to fourth straight ArenaBowl
Arizona Sports

Rattlers advance to National Conference Championship with tight win over Portland
Arizona Sports

AFL playoffs: Portland Thunder at Arizona Rattlers game preview
The Oregonian

Rattlers open playoffs at home against Portland
FOXSports.com

Rattlers fight through late-season aches, pains
azcentral.com

Portland Thunder make playoffs despite 66-55 loss to Arizona Rattlers
The Oregonian

Spokane Shock defeat Arizona Rattlers 73-56
The Spokesman Review

Arizona Rattlers drop 2nd game in a row
azcentral.com

Rattlers set record with win over Talons
azcentral.com

Rattlers stay perfect, become second AFL team to start 12-0 with win over Thunder
Arizona Sports

Arizona Rattlers pull away in final minutes, beat Portland Thunder 70-59
The Oregonian

Davila rescues Rattlers in win over SaberCats
azcentral.com

Rattlers vs. SaberCats breakdown: analysis and prediction
azcentral

Rattlers take control of division after rout in LA
azcentral.com

Windsor, Alston and Young Earn Weekly Honors
AFL Press Release
Arizona Rattlers wide receiver Rod Windsor has been awarded Russell Athletic Offensive Player of the Week, while New Orleans VooDoo defensive end Mike Alston has been named Riddell Defensive Player of the Week and Orlando Predators wide receiver Gerald Young has been named J. Lewis Small Playmaker of the Week for Week 10 of the 2014 NET10 Wireless Arena Football League season.

Rattlers try to put more distance on foes in National Conference showdown
azcentral

Ailing Kevin Guy helps Rattlers keep perfection
azcentral.com

Davila reaches milestone as Rattlers rout Thunder
FOXSports.com

Rattlers shake down Thunder, 61-32
KPHO Phoenix

Portland Thunder vs. Arizona Rattlers: Preview
The Oregonian

Portland Thunder fall 61-32 to Arizona Rattlers
The Oregonian

With Meyer on IR, Olson exploring options at QB
KREM.com (registration)

Nick Davila shines as Arizona Rattlers win in Jacksonville
Arizona Sports

Rattlers surge past Sharks
Florida Times-Union

Kicker Casey Barth quickly fitting in with Arizona Rattlers
azcentral.com

Power lineman predicts win over 2-time defending AFL champion
Tribune-Review

Rattlers need to tune out cow bells in San Jose
azcentral.com

Rattlers clean up well in Week 2 rout
azcentral.com

Rattlers, Shock meet in conference final rematch
azcentral.com

Nick Davila rallies Rattlers to win over Soul
azcentral.com

Rattlers and Soul familiar foes at start, end of years
azcentral.com

Jaworski wants to talk about Soul hosting 2014 ArenaBowl
Philly.com
Ron Jaworski has a novel idea on how the Soul can win the 2014 ArenaBowl. Make it a home game.

Arizona Rattlers tops rival San Jose to advance to National Conference Final
Tucson Citizen

Rattlers hold off San Jose, advance to National Conference Championship
Arizona Sports

Rattlers end regular season with rout of Iowa
Arizona Sports

Arizona Rattlers honor Yarnell firefighters with division championship.
Tucson Citizen

VooDoo snake-bitten by Rattlers, 79-42
SportsNOLA.com

VooDoo Facing Big Road Test Out West In The Desert
SportsNOLA.com

Rattlers Stop Shock In Arizona
KHQ Right Now

Rattlers clinch playoff spot in revenge win over Shock
Tucson Citizen

Rattlers pound Spokane, clinch playoff berth
Arizona Sports

Rattlers bite Talons early and often
San Antonio Express

Rattlers rally for win in Philadelphia
Arizona Sports

Soul fall to Rattlers in heartbreaking fashion, 64-57
Philly.com

Soul getting to know Rattlers all too well
Philly.com

Rattlers run win streak to five with triumph in Chicago
Arizona Sports
Nick Davila threw for 301 yards and seven touchdowns and the Arizona Rattlers hung on for a 56-49 win over the Chicago Rush at Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Ill. Sunday.

Windsor, Hyland, Williams & Goodman earn weekly honors
Kansas City Star
Arizona Rattlers WR Rod Windsor has been awarded Russell Athletic Offensive Player of the Week, while Utah Blaze DB David Hyland has been named the Riddell Defensive Player of the Week.

Rattlers bounce back with dominating rout of Talons
Arizona Sports

Rattlers get nine TDs from Davila, rout Talons
FOXSportsArizona.com - FS Arizona

Shock knock off No. 1 Arizona
The Spokesman Review (blog)

Unbeaten Shock take down No. 1 Rattlers in home opener
The Spokesman Review

Shock, Rattlers in early AFL showdown
The Spokesman Review

Rattlers make big addition
Arizona Rattlers Press Release
The Arizona Rattlers are pleased to announce the assignment and return of 2010 Arena Football League Rookie of the Year wide receiver Rod Windsor on a two year contract.

Underdog Shock like chances in playoff
The Spokesman Review

Role reversal for Rattlers, Shock as AFL playoffs open
Arizona Republic

Arizona Rattlers QB Nick Davila having MVP season but just wants league title
AZ Central.com

Rattlers not quite gutted by end of NFL lockout
AZ Central.com (blog)

Arizona Rattlers look to become first AFL team to win 16 regular-season games
AZ Central.com

Arizona Rattlers bracing for losing WR Rod Windsor and K Fabrizio Scaccia as playoffs approach
Tucson Citizen

AFL superfan challenges Kansas City to fill Sprint Center
Yahoo! Sports

Rod Windsor hopes to finish season with Arizona Rattlers
AZ Central.com

Arizona Rattlers first in AFL after beating Spokane Shock
AZ Central.com

Rattlers pull away from Shock, 68-46
The Spokesman Review (blog)

Arizona Rattles the Shock, 68-46
Sports and Weather Right Now

Arizona Rattlers seek to finally get past Spokane Shock
Arizona Republic

Rattlers seek to finally get past Spokane Shock
AZ Central.com

Arizona Rattlers still searching for fans amidst successful year
AZ Central.com

Arizona Rattlers hope to extend season-long win streak
AZ Central.com

Arizona Rattlers want to remain sharp in final 4 regular-season games
Arizona Republic

Soul to face red-hot Arizona Saturday
Philadelphia Inquirer

Arizona Rattlers want to remain sharp in final 4 regular-season games
AZ Central.com

Return of Ron Jones lifts Arizona Rattlers defense
Arizona Republic

San Jose SaberCats lose 64-57 to Arizona Rattlers
San Jose Mercury News

Failure motivates Shock receiver Greg Orton
The Spokesman Review

Rattlers wide receiver Trandon Harvey having bounce-back season after disappointing 2010
Arizona Republic

Arizona Rattlers face key division game against San Jose SaberCats
AZ Central.com

Shock hang on to defeat No. 1 Arizona
The Spokesman Review (blog)

Shock hand Rattlers first defeat
The Spokesman Review

Breaking down Rattlers-Spokane game
AZ Central.com (blog)

Breaking it Down - Week Seven 2011
Andy Lopusnak, ArenaFan.com
Six of the nine games were decided by a seven or fewer points. The biggest point differential was the 12 points that Spokane beat an Orlando team without its top two receivers. Arizona became the first team to go 6-0 since 2008. Iowa dropped its second straight by a last-second field goal. This and more awaits in the Week Seven edition of Breaking it Down.

Arizona Rattlers lose Rod Windsor to NFL after lockout lifted
AZ Central.com

Arizona Rattlers stay unbeaten after overtime win
AZ Central.com

Arizona Rattlers stay unbeaten after overtime win
Arizona Republic

Utah Blaze bit by Rattlers in overtime
KSL-TV

Arizona Rattlers WR Rod Windsor a man of all seasons
AZ Central.com

Breaking it Down – 2011 Week Six
Andy Lopusnak, ArenaFan.com
Weird week of AFL football. The road team won seven of nine games. The last winless team beat a previously unbeaten. Chicago, Orlando and San Jose all overcame 14-0 deficits against former af2 teams to win. Four winners failed to reach 50 points. The last two ArenaBowl champs are both 1-4. And Rod Windsor's back!

Unbeaten Arizona Rattlers looking to start fast at home
Arizona Republic

WR Windsor Offensive Player of Week
AZ Central.com (blog)

Johnson, Windsor and Hoke earn Week 6 honors
AFL Press Release
Arizona WR ROD WINDSOR, Cleveland DL ANTHONY HOKE and Georgia WR CJ JOHNSON have been named Russell Athletic Offensive Player of the Week, Riddell Defensive Player of the Week and JLS Ironman of the Week, respectively, for Week 6 of the 2011 AFL season.

Rattlers pull away from Command in fourth quarter, win 63-49
Kansas City Star

Rattlers pull away from Command in fourth quarter
Kansas City Star

Rattlers replace kicker with Scaccia
AZ Central.com (blog)

Arizona Rattlers rally, prevail over Orlando Predators
AZ Central.com

Talons snakebit
Tulsa World

Tulsa opens home action with lopsided loss to Arizona
Tulsa World

Scouting report: Arizona Rattlers at Tulsa Talons
AZ Central.com

Rattlers secondary key to 2-0 start
AZ Central.com

Arizona Rattlers roll in second half to beat Milwaukee Mustangs
AZ Central.com

Forgotten man Trandon Harvey is back making big plays for Arizona Rattlers
Arizona Republic

Tampa Bay Storm fall to Utah Blaze 72-36
Tampabay.com

Two NFL players return to play in Arena Football League
Tampabay.com

Rod Windsor Returns to the Rattlers
Arizona Rattlers Press Release
The Arizona Rattlers are pleased to announce the re-signing of the 2010 AFL Rookie of the Year WR ROD WINDSOR. Last season, Windsor recorded 193 catches for 2,372 yards and 47 TDs, breaking AFL records in receptions and receiving yards.

Arizona Rattlers stick with rookie kicker despite misses
Tucson Citizen

Windsor spectacular, rest of Rattlers struggle
AZ Central.com (blog)

Spokane holds off Rattlers, 57-49
The Spokesman Review (blog)

Spokane Shock expect donnybrook with Rattlers
The Spokesman Review

Arizona Rattlers open playoffs vs. new rival
AZ Central.com

Arizona Rattlers bringing back Siaha Burley for playoffs
AZ Central.com

Breaking it Down - 2010 AFL Award Ballot
Andy Lopusnak, ArenaFan.com
The AFL sent out media ballots for the end of the season awards and All-Arena teams Sunday afternoon. After filling mine out, I wanted to share it with you and give you reasons why I feel each recipient should be named that specific award. In addition, I've included by All-Arena First and Second Teams. This is my ballot that I'm sending to the league after I post it here first.

Arizona Rattlers fall to Iowa Barnstormers, will open playoffs on road
AZ Central.com

Breaking it Down – Week 17
Andy Lopusnak, ArenaFan.com
With just a week to go in the regular season, all eight playoff teams have been decided and Spokane locked up home-field advantage throughout the playoffs. Rod Windsor added another league single-season record to his record-breaking rookie campaign. Also, Dallas named its new head coach at halftime. This and much more awaits in the 17th weekly edition of Breaking it Down.

Breaking it Down - 2010 Week 16
Andy Lopusnak, ArenaFan.com
Seven of the eight playoff teams have been decided as well as two division titles. Three total teams clinched playoff berths, while two were eliminated. Jacksonville and Tampa Bay swapped places despite losing AFL all-time leading passer Aaron Garcia and Spokane's road until ArenaBowl XXIII will be at home. This and my top offensive player of the year await you in the Week 16 edition of Breaking it Down.

Playoff Picture Breakdown – After Week 16 Friday games
Andy Lopusnak, ArenaFan.com
Friday night, Arizona became the fifth team to qualify for the playoffs, Spokane moved one step closer to securing homefield throughout the entire postseason and Iowa was eliminated. Tonight, three division titles could be won, the National Conference playoff teams might be decided and overall seven of eight playoff teams could be in the books.

Breaking it Down - 2010 Week 14
Andy Lopusnak, ArenaFan.com
Aaron Garcia became the league’s all-time leader in passing yards, Rod Windsor became the fourth AFL player to reach 150 catches in a single-season and the playoff picture is starting to shape out. This and the most AFL recap coverage anywhere in the known universe is just a click away…

Breaking it Down - 2010 Week 12
Andy Lopusnak, ArenaFan.com
The dirty dozen edition of Breaking it Down featured three division leaders losing, the home team winning six of seven contests, numerous players went over season stat thresholds and Kenny McEntyre’s Week 11 rant apparently paid off big time for his Preds. This and much more interesting, mind-blowing and totally useless nuggets of AFL history are just a click away…

Breaking it Down - 2010 Week 11
Andy Lopusnak, ArenaFan.com
The eleventh week of AFL action featured the road team winning a season-high five games. Four of the seven games were decided by six or fewer points, including two decided by a single point. All eight teams that would make the playoffs if the season ended today remained the same for the third straight week. More awaits you inside this week’s edition of Breaking it Down…

Breaking it Down - 2010 Week Four
Andy Lopusnak, ArenaFan.com
Week Four of the AFL season was the shortest in two decades and all four home teams won. Chicago and Milwaukee are the last unbeaten teams while Iowa won its first AFL game in almost a decade. This and much more are just a click away in your weekly addiction known to the kids on the street as Breaking it Down. Don’t worry; I’ve got your fix. Just click here..,

Biography
Named af2 2009 Russell Athletic Offensive Player of the Year