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Chris Rogers
Chris  Rogers


Lakeland, Fla.

High School:
Evangel Christian

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 195

Defensive Back



Career Stats

OUTLOOK: Rogers has played 36 games in his Alabama career on special teams and in the defensive backfield ... has recorded 32 tackles, intercepted one pass and recovered one fumble in his career ... Rogers played in a career-high 14 games for the Tide as a junior in 2008 while earning four special teams player of the week honors from the UA coaching staff ... a two-time SEC Academic Honor Roll selection.

2008 (JUNIOR): Rogers was a backup cornerback for Alabama in 2008 and a regular on special teams units ... had 13 tackles on the season with 10 solo stops ... second on the team with 11 special teams tackles on the kickoff coverage team ... played in all 14 games ... returned a blocked punt 17 yards for a touchdown vs. Tulane ... hauled in his first career interception at Arkansas ... was named one of the coaches' special teams players of the week following four games (Tulane, WKU, Mississippi & Tennessee) ... earned Academic All-SEC honors during the fall of 2008. Clemson: Rogers accounted for one tackle in the Crimson Tide's 34-10 win over No. 9 Clemson. Tulane: He earned special teams player of the week accolades from the Alabama coaches after picking up a blocked punt by Roy Upchurch and returning it 17 yards for a touchdown ... also had one solo tackle against the Green Wave. Western Kentucky: Rogers notched a season-high three tackles against the Hilltoppers, including two solo stops ... named the UA coaching staff special teams player of the week. Arkansas: He made his first career interception in the fourth quarter against Hogs' backup quarterback Tyler Wilson ... also had two tackles with one solo stop. Georgia: Rogers was a special teams fixture, but did not record any statistics. Kentucky: He played against the Wildcats but did not have any statistics. Mississippi: Rogers made one solo tackle but was outstanding on both coverage and return teams, earning special teams player of the week honors from the Alabama coaching staff. Tennessee: He made two total tackles on the kickoff coverage with one solo stop and one assist ... garnered special teams player of the week honors from the Alabama coaching staff for the second straight week and the fourth time during the season. Arkansas State: Rogers played against the Red Wolves, earning time on both special teams and at cornerback, but did not have a tackle. LSU: He played but did not record any statistics against the Tigers. Mississippi State: Rogers made one tackle on the kickoff coverage team as the Tide handed the Bulldogs a 32-7 defeat. Auburn: He made one solo stop one the kickoff coverage team for the Tide and came off the bench as a reserve at cornerback in the fourth quarter. Florida: Rogers recorded on tackle on the kickoff coverage team as the Tide neutralized the Gators' dangerous returner Brandon James. Sugar Bowl vs. Utah: He played but did not record any statistics.

2007 (SOPHOMORE): Played in each of the first seven games and appeared in the Auburn and PetroSun Independence Bowl contests ... had 10 tackles, including seven solo stops, on the season ... had four tackles, a career high, in the season opener against Western Carolina ... had two tackles against Georgia ... recorded one tackle in games against Vanderbilt, Arkansas, Houston and Colorado ... earned

2006 (FRESHMAN): Logged 141 snaps in 13 games with nine tackles and a fumble recovery to his credit ... made three tackles against Duke ... recorded two tackles against Florida International ... recorded a tackle in the Hawai'i, Ole Miss, Mississippi State and Auburn games ... recovered a fumble on a kickoff against Oklahoma State in the PetroSun Independence Bowl game.

2005 (REDSHIRT): Redshirted his initial season of eligibility.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Played at Evangel Christian High School ... considered one of the top defensive backs in Florida after his senior season ... had 47 solo tackles, 30 assists, 12 tackles-for-loss, two sacks and 10 interceptions as a junior ... also played on offense, recording 13 catches for 365 yards and six touchdowns as a junior ... picked off 22 passes in his prep career ... full name is Chris Airreun Rogers ... born Sept. 25, 1986.