83 Kevin Rader
83 Kevin Rader
Height: 6-5
Weight: 250
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pa.
High School: Pine-Richland
Position: TE
Major: Management
gp 11
yds 272
yds/g 24.7
td 2

2016 (Junior) | Game-By-Game Stats

Played in all 16 games and started 13 contests...caught 17 passes for 285 yards and two scores...averaged 16.8 yards per catch...none of his grabs were bigger than a one-handed catch in the back of the end zone with a second remaining to help the Penguins defeat Eastern Washington in the FCS semifinals...in the waning seconds, he pinned a pass from Hunter Wells against the back shoulder of an EWU defender and tumbled to the ground for a score on the game's final play...replay reviewed the play and put one second back on the clock, but the catch stood...following the game Rader was interviewed live on SportsCenter and had that day's SC Top 10 No. 1 play...social media of the catch received incredible reaction from all over the world...appeared on Sports Center on the next working, as his sister works for ESPN...in the game against EWU had a career-high three catches for 34 yards...also helped setup the game-winning drive with a seven-yard kickoff return, the first of his career...caught passes in 12 games...had two catches for 62 yards and a touchdown against Robert Morris...caught a 27-yard touchdown pass from Trent Hosick in the second quarter...also had a 35-yard catch in the game...caught two passes for 33 yards against South Dakota...had two receptions for 26 yards against Robert Morris...had a season-long 41-yard reception in win over Samford...caught a pass for a 29-yard gain vs. James Madison in the National Championship Game...had six catches in the playoffs for 112 yards...in MVFC play caught six passes for 70 yards...earned his third letter.

2015 (Sophomore): Played in all 11 games and made two starts...started in three tight-end sets against Indiana State and Illinois State...caught two passes for 44 yards...had a season-long 23-yard grab against Missouri State...caught a 21-yard reception against Saint Francis (Pa.)...also a member of special teams units (punt and kickoff return)...earned his second letter.

2014 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in five games as a reserve on the defensive line...had a solo tackle in win over Saint Francis...earned his first letter.

2013: Redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played tight end and defensive end at Pine-Richland...was an all-conference selection as a defensive end...coach was Clair Altemus.

PERSONAL: Parents are Janet and Eric Rader...has a brother and a sister...major is management...is the 2017-18 recipient of the William Wallace Watson Scholarship.

Recent Games
Oct 14 North Dakota State L, 27-24
Oct 21 at UNI L, 19-14
Oct 28 Illinois State L, 35-0
Nov 4 at Indiana State W, 66-24
Nov 11 at Southern Illinois W, 28-20
Nov 18 Missouri State W, 38-10
Statistics category Overall Conf
Receptions 22 14
Yards 272 156
Yards per game 24.7 19.5
Yards per catch 12.4 11.1
Touchdowns 2 1
Date Opponent Score comp att pct yds y/a td int sac yds
Sep 2 at Pittsburgh L, 28-21 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 9 Robert Morris W, 30-0 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 16 Central Connecticut State W, 59-9 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 30 South Dakota State W, 19-7 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 7 at South Dakota L, 31-28 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 14 North Dakota State L, 27-24 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 21 at UNI L, 19-14 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 28 Illinois State L, 35-0 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 4 at Indiana State W, 66-24 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 11 at Southern Illinois W, 28-20 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 18 Missouri State W, 38-10 - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rush yds y/a lng td fum lost
Sep 2 at Pittsburgh L, 28-21 - - - - - - -
Sep 9 Robert Morris W, 30-0 - - - - - - -
Sep 16 Central Connecticut State W, 59-9 - - - - - - -
Sep 30 South Dakota State W, 19-7 - - - - - - -
Oct 7 at South Dakota L, 31-28 - - - - - - -
Oct 14 North Dakota State L, 27-24 - - - - - - -
Oct 21 at UNI L, 19-14 - - - - - - -
Oct 28 Illinois State L, 35-0 - - - - - - -
Nov 4 at Indiana State W, 66-24 - - - - - - -
Nov 11 at Southern Illinois W, 28-20 - - - - - - -
Nov 18 Missouri State W, 38-10 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rec yds y/r lng td fum lost
Sep 2 at Pittsburgh L, 28-21 6 100 16.7 36 0 - -
Sep 9 Robert Morris W, 30-0 2 16 8.0 11 1 - -
Sep 16 Central Connecticut State W, 59-9 - - - - - - -
Sep 30 South Dakota State W, 19-7 2 10 5.0 7 0 - -
Oct 7 at South Dakota L, 31-28 4 47 11.8 15 0 - -
Oct 14 North Dakota State L, 27-24 1 29 29.0 29 1 - -
Oct 21 at UNI L, 19-14 2 12 6.0 11 0 - -
Oct 28 Illinois State L, 35-0 2 23 11.5 13 0 - -
Nov 4 at Indiana State W, 66-24 1 19 19.0 19 0 - -
Nov 11 at Southern Illinois W, 28-20 1 11 11.0 11 0 - -
Nov 18 Missouri State W, 38-10 1 5 5.0 5 0 - -
Date Opponent Score fgm fga lng xpm xpa pts
Sep 2 at Pittsburgh L, 28-21 - - - - - 0
Sep 9 Robert Morris W, 30-0 - - - - - 0
Sep 16 Central Connecticut State W, 59-9 - - - - - 0
Sep 30 South Dakota State W, 19-7 - - - - - 0
Oct 7 at South Dakota L, 31-28 - - - - - 0
Oct 14 North Dakota State L, 27-24 - - - - - 0
Oct 21 at UNI L, 19-14 - - - - - 0
Oct 28 Illinois State L, 35-0 - - - - - 0
Nov 4 at Indiana State W, 66-24 - - - - - 0
Nov 11 at Southern Illinois W, 28-20 - - - - - 0
Nov 18 Missouri State W, 38-10 - - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score punt yds avg long in20 fc tb blk
Sep 2 at Pittsburgh L, 28-21 - - - - - - - -
Sep 9 Robert Morris W, 30-0 - - - - - - - -
Sep 16 Central Connecticut State W, 59-9 - - - - - - - -
Sep 30 South Dakota State W, 19-7 - - - - - - - -
Oct 7 at South Dakota L, 31-28 - - - - - - - -
Oct 14 North Dakota State L, 27-24 - - - - - - - -
Oct 21 at UNI L, 19-14 - - - - - - - -
Oct 28 Illinois State L, 35-0 - - - - - - - -
Nov 4 at Indiana State W, 66-24 - - - - - - - -
Nov 11 at Southern Illinois W, 28-20 - - - - - - - -
Nov 18 Missouri State W, 38-10 - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score kr yds avg lng td pr yds avg lng td
Sep 2 at Pittsburgh L, 28-21 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 9 Robert Morris W, 30-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 16 Central Connecticut State W, 59-9 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 30 South Dakota State W, 19-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 7 at South Dakota L, 31-28 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 14 North Dakota State L, 27-24 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 21 at UNI L, 19-14 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 28 Illinois State L, 35-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 4 at Indiana State W, 66-24 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 11 at Southern Illinois W, 28-20 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 18 Missouri State W, 38-10 - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gp rush rcv pr kr yds
Sep 2 at Pittsburgh L, 28-21 1 - 100 - - 100
Sep 9 Robert Morris W, 30-0 1 - 16 - - 16
Sep 16 Central Connecticut State W, 59-9 1 - - - - 0
Sep 30 South Dakota State W, 19-7 1 - 10 - - 10
Oct 7 at South Dakota L, 31-28 1 - 47 - - 47
Oct 14 North Dakota State L, 27-24 1 - 29 - - 29
Oct 21 at UNI L, 19-14 1 - 12 - - 12
Oct 28 Illinois State L, 35-0 1 - 23 - - 23
Nov 4 at Indiana State W, 66-24 1 - 19 - - 19
Nov 11 at Southern Illinois W, 28-20 1 - 11 - - 11
Nov 18 Missouri State W, 38-10 1 - 5 - - 5
Date Opponent Score pts rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm saf misc 2pt
Sep 2 at Pittsburgh L, 28-21 0 - 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 9 Robert Morris W, 30-0 6 - 1 - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 16 Central Connecticut State W, 59-9 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 30 South Dakota State W, 19-7 0 - 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 7 at South Dakota L, 31-28 0 - 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 14 North Dakota State L, 27-24 6 - 1 - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 21 at UNI L, 19-14 0 - 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 28 Illinois State L, 35-0 0 - 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 4 at Indiana State W, 66-24 0 - 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 11 at Southern Illinois W, 28-20 0 - 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 18 Missouri State W, 38-10 0 - 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Date Opponent Score tack ast tot sack lost tfl yds ff fr td int yds td brup blk saf
Sep 2 at Pittsburgh L, 28-21 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 9 Robert Morris W, 30-0 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 16 Central Connecticut State W, 59-9 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 30 South Dakota State W, 19-7 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 7 at South Dakota L, 31-28 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 14 North Dakota State L, 27-24 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 21 at UNI L, 19-14 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 28 Illinois State L, 35-0 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 4 at Indiana State W, 66-24 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 11 at Southern Illinois W, 28-20 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 18 Missouri State W, 38-10 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
2014-15 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2015-16 11 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2016-17 16 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2017-18 11 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Total 42 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
2014-15 4 - - - - - - - -
2015-16 11 - - - - - - - -
2016-17 16 - - - - - - - -
2017-18 11 - - - - - - - -
Total 42 - - - - - - - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
2014-15 4 - - - - - - -
2015-16 11 2 0.2 44 4.0 22.0 0 23
2016-17 16 17 1.1 285 17.8 16.8 2 41
2017-18 11 22 2.0 272 24.7 12.4 2 36
Total 42 41 1.0 601 14.3 14.7 4 41
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
2014-15 4 - - - - - - - 0
2015-16 11 - - - - - - - 0
2016-17 16 - - - - - - - 0
2017-18 11 - - - - - - - 0
Total 42 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
2014-15 4 - - - - - - - -
2015-16 11 - - - - - - - -
2016-17 16 - - - - - - - -
2017-18 11 - - - - - - - -
Total 42 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
2014-15 - - - - - - - - - -
2015-16 - - - - - - - - - -
2016-17 1 7 7.0 0 7 - - - - -
2017-18 - - - - - - - - - -
Total 1 7 7.0 0 7 - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
2014-15 4 - - - - 0 .0
2015-16 11 - 44 - - 44 4.0
2016-17 16 - 285 - 7 292 18.3
2017-18 11 - 272 - - 272 24.7
Total 42 - 601 - 7 608 14.5
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
2014-15 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
2015-16 0 0.0 - 0 - - - - - - - 0
2016-17 12 0.8 - 2 0 - - - - - - 0
2017-18 12 1.1 - 2 - - - - - - - 0
Total 24 0.6 - 4 0 - - - - - - 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
2014-15 4 1 0 1.0 .3 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2015-16 11 3 1 4.0 .4 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2016-17 16 1 0 1.0 .1 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2017-18 11 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Total 42 5 1 6.0 .1 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
Total 11 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Conference 8 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Home 6 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Away 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Wins 6 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Losses 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
September 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
October 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
November 3 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Total 11 - - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 6 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 6 - - - - - - - -
Losses 5 - - - - - - - -
-
September 4 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
November 3 - - - - - - - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Total 11 22 2.0 272 24.7 12.4 2 36
Conference 8 14 1.8 156 19.5 11.1 1 29
Exhibition - - - - - - - -
-
Home 6 8 1.3 83 13.8 10.4 2 29
Away 5 14 2.8 189 37.8 13.5 0 36
Neutral - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 6 7 1.2 61 10.2 8.7 1 19
Losses 5 15 3.0 211 42.2 14.1 1 36
-
September 4 10 2.5 126 31.5 12.6 1 36
October 4 9 2.3 111 27.8 12.3 1 29
November 3 3 1.0 35 11.7 11.7 0 19
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
Total 11 - - - - - - - 0
Conference 8 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 6 - - - - - - - 0
Away 5 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 6 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 5 - - - - - - - 0
-
September 4 - - - - - - - 0
October 4 - - - - - - - 0
November 3 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
Total 11 - - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 6 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 6 - - - - - - - -
Losses 5 - - - - - - - -
-
September 4 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
November 3 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
Total - - - - - - - - - -
Conference - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home - - - - - - - - - -
Away - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins - - - - - - - - - -
Losses - - - - - - - - - -
-
September - - - - - - - - - -
October - - - - - - - - - -
November - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
Total 11 - 272 - - 272 24.7
Conference 8 - 156 - - 156 19.5
Exhibition - - - - - 0 -
-
Home 6 - 83 - - 83 13.8
Away 5 - 189 - - 189 37.8
Neutral - - - - - 0 -
-
Wins 6 - 61 - - 61 10.2
Losses 5 - 211 - - 211 42.2
-
September 4 - 126 - - 126 31.5
October 4 - 111 - - 111 27.8
November 3 - 35 - - 35 11.7
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
Total 12 1.1 - 2 - - - - - - - 0
Conference 6 0.8 - 1 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 12 2.0 - 2 - - - - - - - 0
Away 0 0.0 - 0 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 6 1.0 - 1 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 6 1.2 - 1 - - - - - - - 0
-
September 6 1.5 - 1 - - - - - - - 0
October 6 1.5 - 1 - - - - - - - 0
November 0 0.0 - 0 - - - - - - - 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
Total 11 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Home 6 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 6 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Losses 5 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
September 4 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
November 3 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -