Led the team with 61 catches for 893 yards and 10 touchdowns.
Rogers caught a school record 18 passes for 303 yards and two touchdowns in Tennessee Tech's heartbreaking 41-38 double overtime loss at Southeast Missouri on Sept. 22. The junior transfer from Tennessee set Tennessee Tech records for catches, yards and all-purpose yards during the game. His 18 catches were three off the OVC record while the 303 yards was 13 yards shy of the OVC all-time mark. The 303 receiving yards is tied for the most at any NCAA level of football in 2012. Rogers caught a 38-yard touchdown in the first quarter and added an 11-yard score in the second quarter. Overall he averaged 16.83 yards/catch on the night. Rogers, who also won the Newcomer of the week honor in Week 1 of the season, ranks fifth nationally in receiving yards/game (127.75) and 15th in receptions/game (7.25).
At Tennessee: He started in 12 games and became just the sixth UT player to achieve a 1,000-yard season. He posted six 100-plus receiving games, and twice notched a career-high 10 catches, doing so in games against Vanderbilt and Cincinnati.
At Tennessee: played in 13 games in 2010, making 11 catches for 167yars and two touchdowns. He also rushed for 117 yards and averaged 24.8 yards in 12 kickoff returns.
Rogers ranked as a five-star prospect by Scout.com as a high school senior and was the Atlanta Journal-Constitution's All-Classifications Player of the Year and Super 11 selection. He was chosen the Class AA Offensive Player of the Year by the Georgia Sports Writers, and played in the 2010 Under Armour All-America Game where he was named the top athlete in the game by Rivals.com. Following his senior season, he was named to the 2010 Parade All-America Team. He helped Calhoun to 14-1 finish in 2009 and a berth in Class AA state championship game and set a Georgia state record with 1,641 receiving yards. As a junior in 2008, tallied 66 receptions for 1,300 yards and 11 touchdowns. In five career playoff games, he compiled 707 receiving yards and 15 touchdowns.
- Bills agree to terms with 16 Undrafteds...WR Da'Rick Rogers - 6'3" 217 - Tennessee Tech...A polished receiver, Rogers has 4.5 speed and posted a 39 1/2-inch vertical leap and 11-foot broad jump at the Combine. Led the SEC in receiving at Tennessee with 1,040 yards, before off the field issues got him kicked off the Volunteers squad. Finished his career at Tennessee Tech. "He's got it all. His body type is a lot like Eric Moulds. It's all there," Roth said. "The off the field stuff that happened is why he was undrafted. Out of him, Justin Hunter and Cordarrelle Patterson, he's the most NFL ready in my opinion in terms of route running, balls skills and everything. He can come in and he won't be behind in terms of coaching and all that stuff." - Chris Brown, BuffaloBills.com
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