Justin Rogers is a National Football League linebacker for the Dallas Cowboys. He was born on April 4, 1985, in Kettering, Ohio. Rogers is 6-4 (tall) and weighs 250 pounds. In 2007, Rogers was drafted in the sixth round of the 2007 NFL Draft by the New England Patriots. After the completion of the 2007 preseason, Rogers was released from the Patriots. The day following his release he was signed by the Dallas Cowboys. He attended Southern Methodist University from 2002 through 2006. Playing on the Mustangs defensive line throughout his college career he played in a total of 54 games, made 123 total tackles, forced 5 fumbles, recovered one, and made 16.5 sacks.
- Boston Globe, Mike Reiss, September 1, 2007, "Patriots Cuts"
- Boston Globe, Mike Reiss, September 2, 2007, "Rogers to Dallas"