2012 Michigan Football Roster
Postgame Notes: #11 South Carolina 33, #19 Michigan 28
Outback Bowl Notebook: Tony Dungy, Children's Hospital Visit
Sixty-Four Wolverines Garner Fall Academic All-Big Ten Honors
Kovacs Selected Team's MVP at Annual Football Bust
Senior defensive lineman Craig Roh is interviwed.
Countdown to Kickoff features senior defensive end Craig Roh, who is happy on and off the field. He's playing a new position and his new diet is working great!
Craig Roh talks about spring practice thus far
Tackles: 7, vs. Eastern Michigan (Sept. 19, 2009)
Solos: 5, vs. Illinois (Nov. 6, 2010)
Asst: 5, vs. Eastern Michigan (Sept. 19, 2009)
TFLs: 2, six times (last at Nebraska, Oct. 27, 2012)
Sacks: 1, seven times (last vs. Northwestern, Nov. 10, 2012)
Int.: 1, vs. Eastern Michigan (Sept. 19, 2009)
PBUs: 2, at Michigan State (Oct. 3, 2009)
At Michigan ... four-year varsity letterman ... 2011 Academic All-Big Ten ... started program-record 51 consecutive games -- 20 at outside linebacker, 29 at defensive end and two at defensive tackle.
Senior (2012) ... All-Big Ten second team (coaches) and honorable mention (media) ... Richard Katcher Award recipient ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Phil Steele's Postseason All-Big Ten third team ... OHIO STATE (Nov. 24) ... recorded four tackles ... IOWA (Nov. 17) ... posted one tackle ... NORTHWESTERN (Nov. 10) ... posted three tackles and one sack ... MINNESOTA (Nov. 3) ... registered three tackles ... NEBRASKA (Oct. 27) ... collected two tackles-for-loss, including one sack for a loss of 10 yards ... also posted five tackles ... MICHIGAN STATE (Oct. 20) ... tallied one tackle ... ILLINOIS (Oct. 13) ... registered three tackles and a half a sack ... PURDUE (Oct. 6) ... notched five tackles, 1.5 TFLs and one sack ... NOTRE DAME (Sept. 22) ... recorded three tackles ... MASSACHUSETTS (Sept. 15) ... made 41st consecutive start ... AIR FORCE (Sept. 8) ... notched four tackles ... ALABAMA (Sept. 1) ... made first career start at defensive tackle ... tallied four tackles and 0.5 sacks.
Junior (2011)... Sugar Bowl champion ... earned third varsity letter ... Academic All-Big Ten ... All-Big Ten honorable mention (media) ... appeared in 13 games; started all 13 games at defensive end and contributed each game on special teams ... tied for second on the team in sacks (4) ... OHIO STATE (Nov. 26) ... did not record a tackle, but drew an offensive holding penalty in the end zone that resulted in a Michigan safety in the first quarter ... PURDUE (Oct. 29). ... posted four tackles and a half-sack ... MICHIGAN STATE (Oct. 15) ... tallied six tackles and matched career best with two tackles for loss ... NORTHWESTERN (Oct. 8) ... registered a half sack for three yards ... MINNESOTA (Oct. 1) ... tied season high with five tackles, including one TFL ... SAN DIEGO STATE (Sept. 24) ... notched two tackles-for-loss, including one sack for 14 yards and forced a fumble ... EASTERN MICHIGAN (Sept. 17) ... set season high with five tackles, including a sack for six yards.
Sophomore (2010) ... earned second varsity letter ... started all 13 games, eight at outside linebacker and five at defensive end ... tallied 43 tackles, 5.5 TFLs, 0.5 sacks, two forced fumbles and one PBU ... posted five tackles and a team-high two TFLs vs. Connecticut (Sept. 4) ... registered two tackles, one TFL and batted down one pass at Notre Dame (Sept. 11) ... recorded four tackles vs. Massachusetts (Sept. 18) ... tallied two tackles in start vs. Bowling Green (Sept. 25) ... registered five tackles in start at Indiana (Oct. 2) ... made three tackles and assisted on a sack in start vs. Michigan State (Oct. 9) ... had three stops in start vs. Iowa (Oct. 16) ... posted three tackles in start at Penn State (Oct. 30) ... recorded a season-high six tackles, including one for a loss, and his first career forced fumble in start at defensive end vs. Illinois (Nov. 6) ... tallied four solo tackles, including one for a loss of 14 yards, and forced a fumble that led to a 58-yard touchdown return in start at defensive end against Purdue (Nov. 13) ... registered two tackles in start at defensive end vs. Wisconsin (Nov. 20) ... had two solo tackles in start at defensive end against Ohio State (Nov. 27) ... notched two solo tackles in start at defensive end vs. Mississippi State (Jan. 1) in the Gator Bowl.
Freshman (2009) ... earned first varsity letter ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ... CollegeFootballNews.com Freshman All-America honorable mention ... Sporting News Freshman All-Big Ten ... started all 12 games at outside linebacker ... posted 37 tackles, 7.5 tackles for loss, two sacks, one interception and three pass breakups ... made first career start at linebacker and contributed on special teams vs. Western Michigan (Sept. 5), recording four tackles, one TFL and an assisted sack ... posted two tackles vs. Notre Dame (Sept. 12) ... tallied seven tackles, a half-sack and his first collegiate interception vs. Eastern Michigan (Sept. 19) ... intercepted an Eagles pass that set up a U-M touchdown late in the third quarter ... started at linebacker vs. Indiana (Sept. 26) ... had two pass breakups and assisted on one tackle at Michigan State (Oct. 3) ... made two tackles at Iowa (Oct. 10) ... recorded two tackles for loss against Delaware State (Oct. 17) ... posted four stops, one sack and 1.5 TFLs for six yards vs. Penn State (Oct. 24) ... tallied three tackles at Illinois (Oct. 31) ... totaled five tackles, including a career-tying two TFLs vs. Purdue (Nov. 7) ... contributed two stop at Wisconsin (Nov. 14) ... tallied five tackles vs. Ohio State (Nov. 21).
Prep ... attended Chaparral High School (2009) coached by Charlie Ragle ... Spanish Honor Society ... 2009 Scholar-Athlete Award from the College Football Hall of Fame ... 2009 Student-Athlete Award from ESPN Great Rivalry Series Game ... helped lead team to Class 4A-I state championship game during senior year ... led squad to state semifinals as a junior ... ran 40-yard dash in 4.6 seconds ... owns maximum bench press of 280 pounds and maximum squat of 400 pounds ... Key Statistics ... totaled 228 tackles and 30.5 sacks in his career ... broke school record for sacks in a season as a junior and again as a senior ... made 140 tackles, 56 tackles for loss, 16.5 sacks, one interception and two fumble recoveries as a senior ... recorded 99 tackles, 45 TFLs, 15.5 sacks and two fumble recoveries during junior campaign ... led team with eight tackles and two sacks in state semifinal game as a sophomore ... Honors and Rankings ... named 2008-09 Gatorade Player of the Year in the state of Arizona ... four-star prospect and the No. 67 overall player nationally by scout.com ... listed as the eight-best defensive end nationally according to scout.com ... SuperPrep All-American and the nation's 12th-best defensive line prospect according to the publication ... listed as the fourth-best prospect in the state of Arizona by SuperPrep ... Prep Star All-American and named to the publication's Top 250 ... No. 48 overall player nationally by Scouts, Inc. ... four-star prospect and the fourth-best prospect in the state of Arizona according to Rivals.com ... selected as the 156th overall prospect nationally by Rivals.com ... rated as the nation's seventh-best weakside defensive end by Rivals.com ... listed as the fourth-best pass rushing defensive end and as the No. 3 quickest first step among defensive ends by Rivals.com ... tallied one sack and three hurries in the Under Armour All-American game ... recipient of 2008 The Curley Culp Award as the state of Arizona's outstanding defensive lineman ... earned coaches all-state first team as a junior and senior ... Arizona Republic and East Valley Tribune all-state first team junior and senior seasons ... Desert Sky first-team All-Region junior and senior years ... all-city first team as a junior and senior ... selected team Most Valuable Defensive Player final two years ... Other Sports ... three-year varsity letterman in basketball.
Personal ... Craig Robert Roh was born January 25, 1991 ... father, Fred, played basketball at Grand Valley State ... high school teammate of offensive tackle Taylor Lewan ... enrolled in the School of Kinesiology, majoring in sport management.