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Albert Rocker
Albert Rocker

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
New Market, Ala.

High School:
Sparkman

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 231

Position:
OLB

Birthdate:
11/28/1988



A fifth-year senior who has played linebacker and on the defensive line... has been a fixture on special teams as well... moved from linebacker to an undersized defensive tackle in the spring of 2009... brought exceptional speed to the defensive line, where he was a solid reserve in `09... has played in 38 career games... a highly-touted prospect out of high school.... made the ACC Academic Honor Roll for 2009-10.

2010 (Junior):
Saw action in all 13 games as a reserve outside linebacker and a frequent member of special teams.

2009 (Sophomore)
Saw back-up duty on the defensive line as well as on special teams... played in all 14 games... recorded six tackles... recorded a career-high three tackles in the season opener against Jacksonville State (Sept. 5)... had solo tackles at Miami (Sept. 17) and vs. Virginia Tech (Oct. 17).

2008 (Freshman)
Served as a back-up at linebacker and a member of special teams... recorded three solo tackles on the season... had a tackle-for-loss in the Duke game(Oct. 4)... recorded solo tackles vs. Mississippi State (Sept. 20)and Jacksonville State (Aug. 28).

2007
Redshirted as a true freshman.

High School
PrepStar all-region selection... All-Metro and all-region selection as well as a second-team all-state honoree... collected 14 sacks as a senior... also had 80 tackles, eight tackles-for-loss, 15 quarterback hurries, three forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries and three pass break-ups... team captain for coach Roger Haynes at Sparkman High.

  • No. 8 overall prospect in Alabama (SuperPrep)
  • No. 11 overall prospect in Alabama (Scout.com)

    Personal
    Full name is Albert Rocker, III. ... parents are Albert and Sheri Rocker... born November 28, 1988... majoring in management.

    Career Statistics
    Year G-GS P-A TKL TFL SCK FC FR INT PB
    2010 12-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    2009 14-0 3-3 6 0 0 0 0 0 0
    2008 11-0 3-0 3 1.0-1 0 0 0 0 0
    Total 37-0 6-3 9 1.0-1 0 0 0 0 0

    CAREER HIGHS
    Tackles: 3 vs. Jacksonville State, Sept. 5, 2009
    TFL: 1.0 vs. Duke, Oct. 4, 2008

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