Steelers News & Transactions Steelers Sign Former Pine-Richland, YSU Tight End Kevin Rader Published 2 months ago on January 9, 2019 By Donnie Druin Courtesy of Youngstown State Athletics 28shares Share Tweet Flipboard Reddit Comment EmailThe Pittsburgh Steelers have signed former Pine-Richland, Youngstown State and Green Bay Packers tight end Kevin Rader to a reserve/futures contract for the 2019 season. Rader played college football at Youngstown State, where he amassed 44 receptions for 601 yards and four touchdowns. None of his catches are as famous as his amazing catch in the FCS playoffs, where he caught a ball with one hand, pinning it against the back of a defender in the endzone. Catch of the Year!! Youngstown State’s Kevin Rader sends the Penguins to Frisco with an AMAZING snag! #FCSPlayoffs pic.twitter.com/JhH8A2QNsj — FCS Football (@NCAA_FCS) December 18, 2016 While playing against Pitt in 2017, Rader caught six balls for 100 yards at Heinz Field. Rader, a graduate of Pine-Richland High School, makes his way back to his home roots after spending training camp with the Green Bay Packers in 2018 after signing as an undrafted rookie free agent. The Steelers will need depth at their tight end position, as both Jesse James and Xavier Grimble are set to become free agents this offseason. 28shares Share Tweet Flipboard Reddit Comment Email Related Topics:featuredKevin RaderPittsburgh SteelersReserve/FutureRoster MovesTight End Up Next Steelers Hire Pitt Alum, Sharon Native Teryl Austin Don't Miss Mike Munchak Likely to Stay With Steelers Donnie Druin Continue Reading You may like Steelers Weighing Plenty of Options at Michigan Pro Day Donte Moncrief has Upside Steelers Re-Sign WR Eli Rogers, DL Daniel McCullers Mic Drop: Bell Bet on Himself and Lost Steelers Should Use Added Draft Picks to Move Up Steven Nelson is an Upgrade, the Question is How Big? Click to comment Leave a Reply This comment form is under antispam protection This comment form is under antispam protection Subscribe Notify of new follow-up comments new replies to my comments Steelers Now in Your Mailbox! Enter your email address to subscribe and get notifications of new posts in your mailbox. Email Address Subscribe Latest Popular Videos Steelers News & Transactions16 hours ago Steelers sign LB Mark Barron Steelers2 days ago What Steven Nelson Brings to Steelers Secondary NFL Draft2 days ago Steelers Weighing Plenty of Options at Michigan Pro Day Steelers3 days ago Donte Moncrief has Upside Steelers4 days ago Steelers Re-Sign WR Eli Rogers, DL Daniel McCullers Steelers4 days ago Steelers Sign WR Donte Moncrief NFL Draft2 days ago Steelers Weighing Plenty of Options at Michigan Pro Day NFL5 days ago Steelers Should Use Added Draft Picks to Move Up Steelers6 days ago Steelers Sign CB Steve Nelson Steelers3 days ago Donte Moncrief has Upside Steelers Talk4 days ago Mic Drop: Bell Bet on Himself and Lost Steelers Talk1 week ago Mic Drop: Antonio Brown Won Drama with Steelers Steelers Talk2 weeks ago Mic Drop: Steelers Need to Take Best Offer for AB NFL Draft2 weeks ago WVU QB Will Grier NFL Combine 3/1/19 NFL Draft2 weeks ago WVU WR David Sills NFL Combine 3/1/19 Like us on Facebook! Like us on Facebook!