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Rob Havenstein

Rob Havenstein
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Havenstein in the 2018 NFL season.
No. 79 – Los Angeles Rams
Position:Offensive tackle
Personal information
Born: (1992-05-13) May 13, 1992 (age 32)
Mount Airy, Maryland, U.S.
Height:6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Weight:330 lb (150 kg)
Career information
High school:Linganore
(Frederick, Maryland)
College:Wisconsin (2010–2014)
NFL draft:2015 / Round: 2 / Pick: 57
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2023
Games played:130
Games started:130
Player stats at PFR

Rob Havenstein (born May 13, 1992) is an American football offensive tackle for the Los Angeles Rams of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the St. Louis Rams in the second round of the 2015 NFL Draft. He played college football at Wisconsin.[1] With the retirement of Aaron Donald in March 2024, Havenstein is now the last remaining Rams player from the franchise's time in St. Louis that is still with the team.

Early life

Havenstein committed to the University of Wisconsin–Madison on October 21, 2009.[2] He held numerous Power 5 offers.[3]

US college sports recruiting information for high school athletes
Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight 40 Commit date
Rob Havenstein
Frederick, MD Linganore 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 345 lb (156 kg) 5.4 Oct 21, 2009 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports:3/5 stars    ESPN:3/5 stars
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: #38 OG   Rivals: #43 OG  247Sports: #30 OG  ESPN: #33 OG
  • ‡ Refers to 40 yard dash
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height, weight and 40 time.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.


  • " 2010 Wisconsin Football Commitments". Retrieved May 1, 2015.
  • " 2010 Wisconsin Football Commits". Retrieved May 1, 2015.
  • "ESPN 2010 Wisconsin Football Commits". Retrieved May 1, 2015.
  • " Team Recruiting Rankings". Retrieved May 1, 2015.
  • "2010 Team Ranking". Retrieved May 1, 2015.
  • " 2010 Wisconsin Football Commits". Retrieved May 1, 2015.

College career

Havenstein played on Wisconsin's offensive line as a right tackle from 2010 through 2014.[4][5] In his five years, Havenstein played in 54 games and started in 42 of them. Havenstein was a redshirt freshman in 2010. He played in 12 games in 2011, started every game for his remaining three years. In 2013, he was named 2nd-Team All-Big Ten Conference by the media. At the end of the 2014 season he was named consensus 1st-Team All-Big Ten and 1st-Team All-American by the American Football Coaches Association.[6] At the end of his fifth year he was the only Badgers player invited to play in the 2015 Senior Bowl.[7][8]

Professional career

Pre-draft measurables
Height Weight Arm length Hand span 40-yard dash 10-yard split 20-yard split 20-yard shuttle Three-cone drill Vertical jump Broad jump Bench press Wonderlic
6 ft 7+38 in
(2.02 m)
321 lb
(146 kg)
33+34 in
(0.86 m)
9+78 in
(0.25 m)
5.46 s 1.88 s 3.16 s 4.87 s 8.28 s 28.5 in
(0.72 m)
8 ft 0 in
(2.44 m)
20 reps 25[9]
All values from NFL Combine/Pro Day[10][11]

Havenstein was drafted by the St. Louis Rams in the second round (57th overall), in the 2015 NFL Draft.[12] In his rookie season, Havenstein started 13 games at right tackle and did not allow a sack all season.[13][14] At the end of the season Havenstein was named to Pro Football Writers of America's All Rookie Team with Rams' teammate Todd Gurley.[15] In the 2016 season, he appeared in and started 15 games for the Rams.[16]

On April 11, 2017, it was announced that Havenstein would be moved inside to guard after the signing of Andrew Whitworth, which would've moved left tackle Greg Robinson over to the right, Havenstein's previous position.[17] However, after Robinson was traded to the Detroit Lions, Havenstein remained the Rams starting right tackle to start 2017.[18][19] He appeared in and started 15 regular season games and the Rams' one postseason game.[20]

On August 20, 2018, Havenstein signed a four-year contract extension with the Rams through the 2022 season.[21] He started all 16 games in 2018 and helped Rams win 13 games and earned the second seed in the National Football Conference (NFC).[22] The Rams defeated the Dallas Cowboys in the Divisional Round and the New Orleans Saints in the NFC Championship Game to reach Super Bowl LIII, where they would lose to the New England Patriots by a score of 13–3.[23][24]

In the 2019 season, Havenstein started in the first nine games for the Rams before suffering a knee injury which ended his season.[25][26]

In the 2020 season, Havenstein appeared in and started all 16 regular season games and both of the Rams' postseason games.[27]

In the 2021 season, Havenstein appeared in and started 15 regular season games and all four of the Rams' postseason games.[28] Havenstein won Super Bowl LVI when the Rams defeated the Cincinnati Bengals 23–20.[29]

On September 8, 2022, Havenstein signed a three-year, $34.5 million contract extension with $24.1 million guaranteed.[30] In the 2022 season, Havenstein started in all 17 regular season games for the Rams.[31]

During the 2023 season, Havenstein was listed as inactive in Weeks 8, 9, and 15 and missed three starts. He started the other 14 games and the Rams' 24-23 Wild Card Round loss to the Detroit Lions.[32]


  1. ^ Swatek, Greg (April 30, 2015). "Havenstein well-equipped to make a giant leap". The Frederick News-Post. Retrieved September 24, 2023.
  2. ^ "Report: Havenstein commits to UW football team". Wisconsin State Journal. October 21, 2009. Retrieved September 24, 2023.
  3. ^ "Robby Havenstein, 2010 Offensive Guard, Wisconsin". Retrieved September 25, 2023.
  4. ^ Glynn, Avery (March 16, 2022). "Super Bowl Alumni: Rob Havenstein inspires Lancers". The Lance. Retrieved September 25, 2023.
  5. ^ Kocorowski, Jake (January 20, 2019). "Former Wisconsin OT Rob Havenstein to play in Super Bowl LIII". Bucky's 5th Quarter. Retrieved September 25, 2023.
  6. ^ "Rob Havenstein". Wisconsin Badgers. Retrieved September 25, 2023.
  7. ^ Wilson, Aaron (January 19, 2015). "Wisconsin's Rob Havenstein, a Mount Airy native, hopes to turn heads at Senior Bowl". Baltimore Sun. Retrieved September 25, 2023.
  8. ^ Galloway, Jason (January 23, 2015). "Badgers football: Rob Havenstein improving draft stock at Senior Bowl". Chippewa Herald. Retrieved September 25, 2023.
  9. ^ McGinn, Bob (April 18, 2015). "State NFL draft prospects at a glance". Archived from the original on April 21, 2018. Retrieved April 21, 2018.
  10. ^ "Rob Havenstein Draft and Combine Prospect Profile". Retrieved December 11, 2023.
  11. ^ "2015 NFL Draft Scout Rob Havenstein College Football Profile". Retrieved December 11, 2023.
  12. ^ "2015 NFL Draft Listing". Retrieved May 15, 2023.
  13. ^ "Rob Havenstein 2015 Game Log". Retrieved September 25, 2023.
  14. ^ McAtee, Joe (February 12, 2016). "Should Rob Havenstein Have Gotten Some ROY Love?". Turf Show Times. Retrieved September 25, 2023.
  15. ^ Thomas, Jim (January 19, 2016). "Gurley named NFL rookie of the year by Pro Football Writers". Retrieved September 25, 2023.
  16. ^ "Rob Havenstein 2016 Game Log". Retrieved September 25, 2023.
  17. ^ Simmons, Myles (April 11, 2017). "Which Rams May Shift Positions in 2017?". Archived from the original on September 23, 2017.
  18. ^ Bonsignore, Vincent (June 16, 2017). "Greg Robinson trade illustrates a new way of thinking by the Rams". Daily News. Retrieved September 25, 2023.
  19. ^ "2017 Los Angeles Rams Roster & Players". Retrieved September 25, 2023.
  20. ^ "Rob Havenstein 2017 Game Log". Retrieved September 25, 2023.
  21. ^ DaSilva, Cameron (August 20, 2018). "Rams, Rob Havenstein agree to terms on four-year extension". Rams Wire. USA Today. Retrieved September 25, 2023.
  22. ^ "2018 Los Angeles Rams Rosters, Stats, Schedule, Team Draftees, Injury Reports". Retrieved September 25, 2023.
  23. ^ "Rob Havenstein 2018 Game Log". Retrieved September 25, 2023.
  24. ^ "Super Bowl LIII - New England Patriots vs. Los Angeles Rams - February 3rd, 2019". Retrieved September 25, 2023.
  25. ^ "Rob Havenstein 2019 Game Log". Retrieved September 25, 2023.
  26. ^ Jackson, Stu (September 3, 2020). "Rob Havenstein happy to be back on field". Retrieved September 25, 2023.
  27. ^ "Rob Havenstein 2020 Game Log". Retrieved September 25, 2023.
  28. ^ "Rob Havenstein 2021 Game Log". Retrieved September 25, 2023.
  29. ^ Schwartz, Paul (February 13, 2021). "LA Rams defeat Cincinnati Bengals to win Super Bowl 2022". New York Post. Retrieved March 25, 2023.
  30. ^ Gordon, Grant (September 7, 2022). "Rams, RT Rob Havenstein agree to terms on three-year extension". Retrieved March 25, 2023.
  31. ^ "Rob Havenstein 2022 Game Log". Retrieved September 25, 2023.
  32. ^ "Rob Havenstein 2023 Game Log". Retrieved June 11, 2024.
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