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David Rolf
David Rolf

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Piqua, Ohio

High School:
Piqua

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 228

Position:
DE

Experience:
2L


Career Stats
2009 Game-by-Game Statistics
2008 Game-by-Game Statistics

2009 SEASON (SOPHOMORE): Appeared in all 13 games, seeing time at defensive end . . . recorded eight tackles, including 1.5 for losses (9 yards) . . . also had three quarterback hurries and two pass break-ups . . . has seen action in 26 career games . . . had two tackles in the 2010 Valero Alamo Bowl vs. Texas Tech . . . broke up a pass in the Western Michigan game . . . credited with one tackle and a half tackle for loss (2 yards) vs. Michigan . . . broke up a pass against Central Michigan . . . recorded his first career sack (7 yards) and had two tackles in the season opener vs. Montana State . . . transitioned from linebacker to defensive end during bowl practice in 2008.

2008 SEASON (FRESHMAN): Appeared in all 13 games as a true freshman in 2008, primarily on special teams . . . worked behind Greg Jones and Adam Decker at MIKE linebacker . . . credited with nine tackles (4 solos, 5 assists) . . . finished fourth on the team with seven tackles on special teams . . . registered two tackles vs. Wisconsin . . . selected Spartan Special Teams Player of the Week vs. Northwestern . . . forced a fumble on a kickoff at Northwestern and recovered the ball on the Wildcat 25-yard line at the 9:23 mark in the first quarter, leading to a Spartan field goal . . . also recorded two solo tackles against the Wildcats . . . posted two tackles vs. Eastern Michigan . . . credited with one stop each vs. Iowa, Michigan and Georgia.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Rated among the nation's top strongside linebackers by Scout.com (No. 57) . . . ranked among Ohio's top 50 seniors by Rivals.com (No. 48) . . . three-year starter for Coach Bill Nees at Piqua (Ohio) High School, helping the Indians to a combined record of 21-6 (over his final two seasons) . . . Associated Press Division II All- Ohio (first team) and AP Southwest All-District (first team) selections . . . named AP Southwest Ohio Defensive Player of the Year in 2007 . . . recorded 117 tackles as a senior, with 28 resulting in losses including six sacks, and intercepted three passes . . . had 30 receptions for 540 yards (18.0 avg.) and six touchdowns . . . scored on a 66-yard pass vs. Central Catholic in the Division II regional quarterfinal . . . accounted for two scores vs. Sidney, with a 14-yard TD grab and a 16-yard fumble return . . . earned second-team allstate honors as a junior . . . registered seven tackles (4 solos, 3 assists) and two pass break-ups vs. Pickerington Central in the 2006 state finals . . . two-year starter in basketball for Coach Marcus Bixler . . . averaged 16.2 points as a junior . . . son of Brian and Rachel Rolf . . . born April 16, 1990 . . . brother Pete plays linebacker at Ball State . . . no-preference major.

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