Signed by Raiders as non-drafted free agent, May 4, 2012.
At a glance
2013: Appeared in 16 games - starting 14 - at WR and led the team with 60 receptions and 888 receiving yards...(9/8) at Ind.: Started at wide receiver and totaled five receptions, matching a career high, for 70 yards...Added one rush for nine yards...(9/15) vs. Jac.: Started at WR and made three catches for 42 yards...Recorded a 16-yard reception on a third-and-5 to extend a drive that led to a field goal...(9/23) at Den.: Hauled in three receptions for 42 yards, including a 28-yarder in the fourth quarter...(9/29) vs. Was.: Started at WR and made two catches for 18 yards...(10/6) vs. SD: Totaled three receptions for 56 yards and a TD, his first of the season...His 44-yard TD reception from QB Terrelle Pryor came on the team’s first play from scrimmage...(10/13) at KC: Started at WR and hauled in three catches for 46 yards...(10/27) vs. Pit.: Started at WR and totaled a team-high four catches for 45 yards...(11/3) vs. Phi.: Started at WR and recorded a season-high 98 yards receiving - which led the team - on five receptions...Posted a season-long 66-yard catch-and-run to set up a first-quarter field goal...(11/10) at NYG: Totaled one catch for six yards...(11/17) at Hou.: Hauled in six receptions for 84 yards and one TD in the victory...Posted a 16-yard TD reception in the first quarter to give Oakland a 14-0 advantage...(11/24) vs. Ten.: Posted a team-high five catches for 93 yards...(11/28) at Dal.: Recorded three catches for 57 yards, including two receptions of at least 20 yards...(12/8) at NYJ: Recorded a game-high seven receptions for 130 yards and one TD...His 130 receiving yards set a career high...Hauled in a 48-yard TD reception in the third quarter, his third TD reception of the season...(12/15) vs. KC: Totaled four catches for a team-high 59 yards...(12/22) at SD: Started at WR and registered one catch for two yards...(12/29) vs. Den.: Posted five receptions for 40 yards, including a 14-yard TD reception in the fourth quarter.
2012: Played in all 16 games, with two starts…Played 554 offensive snaps and led the team in average per reception (15.0), posting 39 catches for 584 yards and three touchdowns…His 39 catches tied for the third‐most by an undrafted NFL player since 2000; they were third among undrafted wide receivers, trailing only Miami’s Davone Bess (54 in 2008) and Seattle’s Doug Baldwin (51 in 2011)…Among Raiders rookies, his 39 grabs were more than Marcus Allen (38 in 1982) and ranked fourth, trailing only Zach Miller (44 in 2007), Tim Brown (43 in 1988) and Raymond Chester (42 in 1970)…(9/10) vs. SD: Made his NFL debut in the starting lineup with both Jacoby Ford (foot) and Denarius Moore (hamstring) inactive…Posted his first NFL reception on initial series, deep in San Diego territory…Late in game, caught his first NFL score on a 2‐yard strike from Carson Palmer…Also caught a first‐quarter pass to set up the game’s first points, Sebastian Janikowski’s 51‐yard field goal…(9/23) vs. Pit.: In a 34‐31 win, moved the chains with a tough fourth‐quarter catch, converting a third‐and‐9 with a 17‐yard reception on the sideline, en route to a TD…Poked in the eye on the play, left before returning on the next series…(10/14) at Atl.: Caught a 14‐yard pass to convert an early third‐and‐12…(10/21) vs. Jac.: Made his second career start, part of a three‐WR alignment…High‐pointed a key, 18‐yard reception on the game’s most important drive, converting a third‐and‐6 to the Jags’ 25, helping to set up the game‐tying TD late in fourth quarter of a 26‐23 overtime win; then, caught another sideline pass on the Raiders’ last offensive snap, setting up a 64‐yard Janikowski FG attempt that would’ve won the game…(10/28) at KC: Recovered an onside kick in final minutes, helping to preserve a 26‐16 win…(11/4) vs. TB: Registered four catches for 54 yards, including a go‐ahead, 25‐yard touchdown late in the first half…Also drew a pass‐interference in the end zone, moving the ball to the 1‐yard line just before a Raiders TD that cut the Bucs’ lead to 35‐24 with 9:48 remaining…(11/18) vs. NO: Set up a fourth‐quarter touchdown with a 20‐yard reception to the Saints’ 3…(12/2) vs. Cle.: Caught a 64‐yard touchdown late in third quarter…(12/6) vs. Den.: Registered his first career 100‐yard receiving game, on the strength of a 58‐yard post pass in the first quarter…(12/16) vs. KC: In 15‐0 win, tied for the team lead with five catches, including a 9‐yard reception late in the first half to start an impressive drive that resulted in points entering the locker room…(12/30) at SD: Tied for the team lead with four receptions.
COLLEGE: Played two years at Temple after transferring from Alfred State…Played in 25 career games with 16 starts at Temple…As a senior, ranked third on team with 19 receptions for 401 yards and three touchdowns…Hauled in a 61-yard touchdown against Wyoming…Had three catches for 82 yards, including a 34-yard touchdown strike, against Ohio…Named Philadelphia Inquirer Academic All-Area in both 2010 and ‘11…As a junior, played in all 12 games with seven starts…Finished second on team with 30 receptions for 481 yards and four touchdowns…Against Kent State, had five receptions for 75 yards and one touchdown…Had two touchdown receptions against Buffalo…In Bowling Green game, had four receptions for 88 yards and a touchdown …Had an 80-yard touchdown catch, marking a career long…Named team’s 2010 Newcomer of the Year …In two junior-college seasons at Alfred (N.Y.) State, played both wide receiver and safety in two years…Had 24 receptions for 539 yards and six touchdowns in 2009…Also posted 20 tackles, two interceptions and a forced fumble…In track, was a first-team All-American and All-Region III in the high jump…Helped track team to a regional championship in 2009…Studied strategic and organizational communications.
PERSONAL: Attended Burlington Township (N.J.) High School…An All-Patriot Division honoree at defensive back…Also first-team all-county selection in the high jump.
WR Rod Streater didn't participate in the NFL Scouting Combine, but he did enough to earn a spot on the Raiders roster and become a starting wide receiver.
Oakland Raiders wide receiver Rod Streater catches a short pass from quarterback Matt McGloin and takes it 48 yards for a touchdown against the New York Jets.