Sam Rogers

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  • Height
    5' 11
  • Weight
    230 lbs.
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  • Hometown
    Mechanicsville, Va.
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Updated: July 17, 2017

2016 Reese's Senior Bowl participant
2016 Pro Football Focus Second Team All-American
2016 Pro Football Focus First Team All-ACC
2016 Pro Football Focus Midseason All-America Team
2016 Dante Hall Award Watch List
2016 Herbie Nominee: Unsung Hero
2016 Football Gameplan Preseason FBS Second Team All-American
2016 Wuerffel Trophy Preseason Watch List
2016 Reese's Senior Bowl Watch List

2016-17: Played in all 14 games with 12 starts ... Racked up 283 rushing yards and two touchdowns and 301 receiving yards and four touchdowns ... Hauled in two passes for 14 yards and a touchdown and rushed for four yards on two carries against Arkansas in the Belk Bowl ... Caught three passes for 36 yards and had four carries go 10 yards versus No. 3 Clemson in the ACC Championship Game ... Posted a career-best night against Virginia gaining 105 yards on the ground with 15 carries and two touchdowns as well as two catches for 29 yards ... Tallied four carries for 26 yards and four catches for 30 yards at Notre Dame ... Hauled in four passes for 37 yards and one rush for seven yards against Georgia Tech ... Had eight carries go for 22 yards at Duke ... Showed off his versatility against Miami with completing a touchdown pass for 13 yards and racked up 72 receiving yards, including a 52-yard catch ... Posted eight carries for 21 yards at Syracuse ... Caught one touchdown pass for 22 yards at No. 17 North Carolina ... Ran nine times for 29 yards and caught one pass for 12 yards against East Carolina ... Tallied 15 yards on three carries and hauled in one touchdown pass for four yards ... Racked up 47 receiving yards on three catches and one touchdown and rushed for 20 yards on four carries versus No. 17 Tennessee at Bristol Motor Speedway ... Rushed for 23 yards on seven carries against Liberty in the season opener ... Named an all-american and first-team All-ACC by Pro Football Focus ... Played in the Reese's Senior Bowl.

2015-16: Played in 13 games with five starts ... Logged 656 plays, 529 on offense and 127 on special teams during the regular season... Had 61 carries for 260 yards and two touchdowns ... Caught 16 passes for 193 yards and two touchdowns ... Caught three passes for 66 yards and a touchdown and had three carries for 23 yards against Ohio State ... Had one carry for 15 yards and caught two passes for 15 yards at Purdue ... Also completed a 13-yard pass to Brenden Motley ... Had four carries for eight yards and a touchdown and caught one pass for six yards at East Carolina ... Had two carries for two yards and one catch for two yards against Pittsburgh ... Had eight carries for 57 yards against NC State ... Had five carries for 22 yards at Miami ... Had eight carries for 28 yards and two catches for 34 yards against Duke ... Had three carries for six yards and two catches for eight yards at Boston College ... Had five carries for 10 yards at Georgia tech ... Had a career-high 12 carries for 52 yards and two catches for 36 yards against North Carolina ... Had four carries for four yards and one catch for three yards at Virginia ... Started and had six carries for 33 yards and a touchdown and two receptions for 23 yards in the Independence Bowl vs. Tulsa.

2014-15: Played in all 13 games, making six starts … Was in on 766 plays, 577 on offense and 189 on special teams … Ran the ball 32 times for 140 yards on the season … Also caught 20 passes for 230 yards and a score … Made the start at fullback and also saw action on special teams in the opener against William & Mary … Caught five passes for 23 yards, including a 10-yard touchdown grab in the win at Ohio State … Caught a 16-yard pass and also contributed on special teams against East Carolina … Had two receptions for 17 yards against Georgia Tech … Caught a 6-yard pass against Western Michigan … Ran the ball twice for 4 yards and caught a 9-yard pass at North Carolina … Had six rushes for 19 yards, also grabbing two passes for 13 yards at Pitt … Had three receptions for 47 yards against Miami … Caught four passes for 70 yards against Boston College … Ran the ball once for 3 yards while in on 56 offensive plays at Duke … Was in on 45 plays at fullback, running the ball twice for 4 yards at Wake Forest … Ran the ball eight times for 39 yards, also catching a 16-yard pass while in on 61 snaps against Virginia … Carried the ball four times for 18 yards and had a 19-yard reception against Cincinnati in the Military Bowl, but suffered a fractured left elbow … Had surgery in January was limited in spring practice.

2013-14: Joined the team as an invited walk-on for the fall camp and won the starting fullback job … Played in all 13 games, making two starts … Was in on 362 plays, 257 on offense and 105 on special teams … Caught 12 passes for 78 yards, also running the ball five times for 9 yards … Saw action on offense as well as special teams in the season opener against Alabama … Made the start against Western Carolina at fullback and caught one, 12-yard pass … Was in on 26 snaps at fullback at East Carolina … Caught a 5-yard pass and ran the ball once for 3 yards against Marshall … Had an 8-yard reception at Georgia Tech … Caught a 14-yard pass but saw limited action against North Carolina due to a sprained ankle … Caught three passes for 7 yards, while also contributing on special teams against Pittsburgh … Contributed on offense and special teams against Duke and at Boston College … Caught a pass for 18 yards in the win at Miami … Was in on 16 offensive plays, catching two passes for 7 yards, also contributing on special teams against Maryland … Completed a 9-yard pass to Logan Thomas, also carrying the ball once for 3 yards, in the win at Virginia … Caught two passes for 7 yards against UCLA in the Sun Bowl … Earned the President’s Award (player who demonstrates the most outstanding leadership during the offseason program and spring workouts) for the offense at the end of the spring session.

High School: Lettered four times for Coach Joshua Just at Hanover High … Played quarterback, receiver, running back, and multiple positions on defense … Rushed for 1,178 yards and 18 touchdowns and threw for 1,006 yards and six touchdowns as a senior … Also caught five passes for 90 yards … Earned first-team all-state as a utility player as a senior … A two-time first-team All-Metro selection by The Richmond Times-Dispatch … Was also first-team all-district and all-region … As a junior, was a first-team all-district and second-team all-region tight end … Was a first-team all-district and second-team All-Met quarterback selection as a sophomore and earned second-team all-district honors as a freshman … Also played basketball, earning three letters, and lacrosse for a year.

Personal: Samuel Edward Rogers … Born April 12, 1995 in Mechanicsville, Va. … Son of Todd and Becky Rogers … Brother, Ben, was an All-American center for Hampden-Sydney, and older sister, Madison, attended South Carolina … Majoring in human nutrition, foods and exercise.