Updated: February 19, 2015
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 4/12/95 in Mechanicsville, VA … Son of Todd and Becky Rogers … Brother, Ben, was an All-American center for Hampden-Sydney … Enrolled in university studies.