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James Rogers 18
James Rogers

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Madison Heights, Mich.

High School:
Lamphere

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 188

Position:
CB


At Michigan ... four-year letterman ... played in 46 career games ... started 13 games at cornerback and two games at wide receiver ... appeared in 13 games at wide receiver ... has three receptions for 64 yards (21.3 avg.) during his career ... contributed 15 special teams tackles in career ... changed from jersey #30 to #18 prior to 2008 fall camp ... switched from cornerback to wide receiver midway through 2008 spring practice ... switched back to cornerback midway through 2009 season.

Senior (2010) ... earned fourth varsity letter ... started all 13 games at cornerback ... posted 40 stops, two tackles for loss, three interceptions and three pass breakups ... shared the team lead for interceptions this season with Cameron Gordon ... made first career start at cornerback vs. Connecticut (Sept. 4), recording two tackles and one pass breakup ... contributed two stops and one pass breakup at Notre Dame (Sept. 11) ... selected as a game captain vs. Massachusetts (Sept. 18), while recording a career-high 5 solo tackles ... made start at cornerback vs. Bowling Green (Sept. 25) ... set a career high with seven tackles in start at Indiana (Oct. 2) ... tallied two solo tackles and a PBU in start vs. Michigan State (Oct. 9) ... registered two solo tackles in start vs. Iowa (Oct. 16) ... posted two solo tackles in start at Penn State (Oct. 30) ... recorded five tackles, including one for a loss, in start vs. Illinois (Nov. 6) ... selected as a game captain in start against Purdue (Nov. 13), accumulating two solo tackles and his first two career interceptions ... notched four tackles and an interception in start vs. Wisconsin (Nov. 20) ... made one solo tackle in start at Ohio State (Nov. 27) ... notched six tackles including one for a loss in start vs. Mississippi State (Jan. 1) in the Gator Bowl.

Junior (2009)
... earned third varsity letter ... played in all 12 games ... registered seven special teams tackles ... played wide receiver and contributed on special teams vs. Western Michigan (Sept. 5), Notre Dame (Sept. 12) and Eastern Michigan (Sept. 19) ... appeared on special teams vs. Indiana (Sept. 26) and at Michigan State (Oct. 3) ... recorded three solo tackles on special teams against Iowa (Oct. 10) ... switched from wide receiver to cornerback before Delaware State (Oct. 17) game ... made one solo stop playing cornerback and special teams vs. Delaware State ... participated on special teams vs. Penn State (Oct. 24) and Illinois (Oct. 31) ... assisted on a special teams tackle vs. Purdue (Nov. 7) ... made two special teams stops at Wisconsin (Nov. 14) ... played on special teams vs. Ohio State (Nov. 21).

Sophomore (2008) ... earned second varsity letter ... played in 10 games and made two starts at wide receiver ... caught three passes for 64 yards and posted two special teams stops ... made season debut on special teams at Notre Dame (Sept. 13) ... recorded two special teams tackles vs. Wisconsin (Sept. 27) ... grabbed first career reception for 24 yards vs. Illinois (Oct. 4) ... returned one kickoff for 24 yards vs. Toledo (Oct. 11) ... caught one pass for 21 yards at Penn State (Oct. 18) ... made first career start at wideout and snared a 19-yard pass vs. Michigan State (Oct. 25) ... started at wide receiver and contributed on special teams at Purdue (Nov. 1) ... played wide receiver and on special teams at Minnesota (Nov. 8) and vs. Northwestern (Nov. 15) ... contributed on special teams at Ohio State (Nov. 22).

Freshman (2007) ... earned first varsity letter ... played in 11 games ... contributed six tackles and one fumble recovery on special teams ... tallied one pass breakup defensively ... made career debut vs. Notre Dame (Sept. 15), playing special teams and cornerback ... played special teams against Penn State (Sept. 22) ... made two special teams tackles at Northwestern (Sept. 29) ... played cornerback and special teams vs. Eastern Michigan (Oct. 6) ... gained team's first special teams turnover with a fumble recovery and added two stops against the Eagles ... collected first career pass breakup vs. Purdue (Oct. 13) ... played cornerback and special teams against the Boilermakers ... made one special teams tackle on kickoff coverage at Illinois (Oct. 20) ... played on special teams units vs. Minnesota (Oct. 27) ... saw action on special teams in road games at Michigan State (Nov. 3) and Wisconsin (Nov. 10) ... played on special teams vs. Ohio State (Nov. 17) ... contributed one special teams stops vs. Florida in the Capital One Bowl (Jan. 1).

Prep ... attended Lamphere High School (2006) coached by Jason Charron ... three-year varsity letterman ... Key Statistics ... had 430 carries for 3,708 yards and scored 40 rushing touchdowns during his career ... caught 42 passes for 676 yards and had four receiving TDs ... returned three career kickoffs for touchdowns ... kicked extra points and tallied 14 points as a kicker ... registered 67 tackles, two sacks and 12 pass deflections as a senior ... rushed for 1,616 yards, scored 16 touchdowns and had five two-point conversions as a senior ... returned three kickoffs for touchdowns and had 18 receptions for 276 yards and a touchdown as a senior ... rushed for over 1,000 yards (9.8 avg.) and scored 16 touchdowns as a junior ... made 24 catches for 400 yards during junior season ... Honors and Rankings ... three-star prospect, the No. 68 athlete in the country and the No. 23 player in the state of Michigan by Rivals.com ... ranked as the No. 16 safety in the country and a four-star prospect by Scout.com ... No. 20 player in the state of Michigan by The Detroit News ... rated 16th in the state of Michigan by the Detroit Free Press ... All-Region by PrepStar Magazine ... received All-State honorable mention on offense from the Detroit Free Press and was named to the Associated Press All-State team as a running back following senior season ... earned All-Metro honors as a senior ... played in the Michigan High School All-Star game ... named first-team all-conference and all-league as a junior and senior ... all-area selection as a senior and honorable mention all-area honoree as a junior ... Other Sports ... two-time team MVP and all-league selection in basketball as a junior and senior ... honorable mention all-state in basketball junior year ... holds school record in the 100m and 200m dashes ... national qualifier in the 100m dash and 4x100 relay at the AAU Track and Field Region 6 Championships in 2006 ... finished second in the 100m dash and was third in the high jump in the 2006 state of Michigan AAU Track and Field Championships.

Personal ... James Lee Rogers II was born May 27, 1989 in Detroit ... attended Michigan Summer Football Camp ... enrolled in College of Literature, Science and the Arts ... sociology major.


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