‘Married To Medicine’ fans got an EXTRA dose of EYE CANDY on the most RECENT episode ‘Party Foul’ when Dr. Contessa examined one of her patients, Rod Gardner. Fans were quick to NOTICE the TALL, DARK and CHISELED patient and have been INQUIRING about who he is!
Dr. Contessa was LOVING her job THIS day, right!?? Let’s LEARN more about Contessa’s NEWEST patient….
Roderick F. Gardner (born October 26, 1977 in Jacksonville, Florida) is a former American college and professional football player who was a wide receiver in the National Football League (NFL) for six seasons.
Gardner was chosen by the Washington Redskins with the 15th overall selection in the first-round draft pick of the 2001 NFL Draft. During his rookie year, he was selected as NFC Offensive Player of the Week after a 208-yard, one touchdown performance against the Carolina Panthers. His history at quarterback would lead the Redskins to utilize him on trick plays during games; during the 2003 NFL season he was 2-for-3 for 46 yards and two passing touchdowns (to Chad Morton and Trung Canidate).
He then went on to play for the Panthers, Packers and Chiefs! He has since RETIRED and still is DEEP in the world of fitness.
In terms of his personal life, he is married to Leticia Gardner and has two children. Leticia is the proprietor of Total Body 21 as well as a fitness trainer. For the first time, the couple met in 2009. Rod was her first introduction to the world of fitness.
They married in 2014 after a few years of dating. Rod and Leticia also have two daughters together.
Did I forget to mention Gardner is a graduate of my Alma Mater, Clemson University!?