Cory Rodgers

Cory  Rodgers


Houston, Texas

High School:
Fort Bend Hightower

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 195




Top returning wide receiver and kick/punt returner for the Frogs... earned third team all-Conference USA recognition in 2004 as both a wide receiver and kick returner and in 2003 as a punt returner... exciting athlete who has the potential to go the distance every time he touches the ball... his 98 career catches are the most in school history for a player with just two years of playing time and rank 11th on the school's all-time receptions list... owns five 100-yard receiving games... has made 14 starts over his first two seasons.

Earned third team all-Conference USA recognition as both a wide receiver and kick returner... finished the season with 61 catches for 836 yards and seven touchdowns... also rushed 12 times for 35 yards and two scores... returned 31 kickoffs for 723 yards (a 23.3 yard average-3rd in the league) and 18 punts for 183 yards (a 10.2 yard average-5th in the league)... his 61 catches was the third-highest single season total in school history and the high mark for a wide receiver, while his 836 yards was the fourth-highest single season total... ranked fourth in the league in receptions per game (5.55), sixth in receiving yards per game (76.0) and third in all-purpose yardage per game (161.5)... caught a then-career-high seven passes for 80 yards at Army... topped that with eight receptions at UAB... caught seven passes for 100 yards, including a 62-yard scoring pass against Houston... set school records of 229 yards of total returns (breaking the record of 167 set by Lindy Berry in 1947) and 191 kickoff return yards at Louisville... caught seven passes for 106 yards and a touchdown against Southern Miss... recorded a career-high 10 catches for 141 yards against Tulane... had four 100-yard receiving games, including each of the last three contests.

Earned third team all-conference honors as a punt returner and was named to the Conference USA all-Freshman squad as both a wide receiver and punt returner... collegefootballnews.com listed him on their first team Freshman all-America squad... led the team and was fourth in the league in all-purpose yardage, averaging 114.6 yards per game... second on the team in receiving with 37 catches for 590 yards, an average of 15.9 yards per catch... also rushed 17 times for 39 yards... had five receiving touchdowns and three rushing TDs... caught his first touchdown pass, a 15-yard scoring strike from Brandon Hassell, in the win over Army... caught a 43-yard touchdown pass from Tye Gunn in the win at USF... had the best game of his career and the ninth best receiving game in TCU history when he caught six passes for 171 yards at Houston... scored three touchdowns in that contest - 48- and 60-yard pass receptions and a 1-yard run... scored twice in the bowl game against Boise State... averaged 11.0 yards per return on punts, third in the conference, and 22.1 yards per return on kickoffs, sixth in the league... broke the school record for total kick return yards in a season with 861 (352 on punts and 509 on kickoffs), breaking the mark set by Davey O'Brien in 1937 (787).

Redshirted as a true freshman as he made the transition from prep quarterback to wide receiver.

High School:
Was a dual threat quarterback at Hightower High... responsible for 62 touchdowns (37 passing and 25 rushing) and over 5,000 yards of offense in his final two campaigns... was a pre-season all-state selection... earned all-district honors as both a junior and senior... listed among the Texas Prep Top 100... high school coach was Kevin O'Keefe... selected TCU over Syracuse, Oklahoma State, Colorado, Tulsa, Arizona State, LSU and Arkansas.

Dacor Tremaine Rodgers was born February 22, 1983... parents are Tommy and Denetta Rodgers... pursuing a degree in social work.

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