Will be in his final season of action at UAB after sitting out 2002 campaign for academic reasons ... has started 21 of last 23 games for the Blazers over the past two seasons, including all 11 in 2005 ... could challenge for all-conference honors this fall ... has been one of Blazers' top offensive linemen past two years ... helps give UAB what many consider to be the team's most experienced and most athletic offensive line in school history.
2005: Was the Blazers' starter at left tackle for all 11 games during the season.
2004: Started final 10 games of the season at left tackle and played in 11 games overall as one of the integral parts of an explosive UAB offense.
2003: Saw limited action in reserve role on UAB^s offensive front.
2002: Sat out season for academic reasons.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Homewood High School ... tabbed by The Birmingham News as a Super all-state selection as a senior at Homewood ... one of three finalists for Alabama 5A Lineman of The Year award team was 2001 Alabama 5A runner-up ... chosen to participate in 2002 Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Classic (June `02) ... coached by Bob Newton.
PERSONAL: Born April 6, 1984 at Birmingham, Ala. ... son of Angela and Ronnie Rogers ... major is criminal justice.