David Roach
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David Roach

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Abilene, Texas

High School:
Abilene

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 215

Position:
S

Birthdate:
08/09/1985

Experience:
3L


2007: Graduate student who places third on TCU with a career-best 73 tackles ... has nearly doubled his previous career-high in stops (41, 2005) ... started all 12 games ... moved from weak safety to free safety, a position he occupied last season, prior to the 37-0 victory over New Mexico ... ranks among the TCU leaders with five pass break-ups ... forced fumbles in wins over Baylor and SMU ... reached double figures in stops in back-to-back games with 10 and 11, respectively, versus Air Force and SMU ... the 11 tackles, which included one for a loss, versus the Mustangs were a career-high ... had six games with at least seven stops ... had an interception and 25-yard return to go with seven tackles at Texas ... broke up two passes and had a tackle for a loss in the shutout of the Lobos ... also took part in a stop for negative yards in the win at Stanford ... recorded nine tackles and a pass break-up at Wyoming ... registered seven-tackle efforts against Colorado State and BYU ... had a PBU versus the Rams.

2006: Started 11 of 13 games... missed the Utah contest due to injury ... 26 of his 33 tackles were solo stops... placed in a tie for third on the Frogs with four pass break-ups... recorded a season-best five tackles in wins over Baylor, San Diego State and Air Force... had a tackle for a loss and a pass break-up to go with three stops in the 12-3 victory over Texas Tech... forced a fumble while adding a pass break-up in the Air Force game... posted a tackle behind the line of scrimmage as part of four solo stops versus BYU... also broke up a pass against the Cougars.

2005: Started the opening two games and played in 11 of 12 contests... tied for eighth on the team with 41 tackles (25 solo)... closed the season strong with five stops, including one for a loss, and a fumble recovery in the 27-24 EV1.net Houston Bowl win over Iowa State (Dec. 31)... opened the campaign with six tackles, a forced fumble and pass breakup in the 17-10 win at Oklahoma (Sept. 3)... totaled a career-high 10 stops and his first career interception in the 51-50 overtime victory at BYU (Sept. 24)... his other pick on the year came in the end zone at San Diego State (Oct. 29) after the Aztecs drove to the TCU 2 trailing by just seven in the fourth quarter... also totaled four stops that night as the Frogs won 23-20 at Qualcomm Stadium... had a six-tackle game at SMU (Sept. 10)... broke up a pass in the 33-6 Mountain West Conference championship-clinching victory over Colorado State (Nov. 5).

2004: Started the Houston and Cincinnati games and played in 10 games overall, missing only the SMU contest... recorded 19 tackles, including nine solo stops... had three four-tackle games.

2003: Showed tremendous athletic ability before suffering a season-ending knee injury early in fall camp.

High School: First team all-District 3-5A performer at Abilene High... named to the all-Big Country Super Team... recorded 89 tackles as a senior, broke up four passes, caused one fumble and recovered another... selected TCU over Arizona State and Oklahoma State.

Personal: Pursuing a master's of liberal arts degree at TCU.


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