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  Romae Rucker

Romae Rucker

Player Profile

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Tampa, Fla.

High School:
Tampa Bay Tech

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 185

Position:
Cornerback

Birthdate:
10/30/1984

2007: Played in all 11 games at cornerback ... started the final game of his career vs. Jacksonville State and tied a career-high with six tackles including five solo stops ... finished with 38 tackles including 29 unassisted stops ... made five tackles in three straight games vs. Eastern Illinois, at Eastern Kentucky and vs. Murray State ... forced a fumble at Samford ... four passes broken up ... one quarterback hurry ... averaged 17.1 yards over 15 kickoff returns.

2006: Starter at cornerback ... 25 tackles including 15 unassisted stops ... one tackle for loss of three yards ... four passes broken up ... intercepted a pass in the end zone at Jacksonville State ... recorded five tackles, an interception and fumble recovery vs. Eastern Kentucky ... six tackles at Eastern Illinois.

2005: Played in 10 games ... 16 tackles including three for losses of five yards ... broke up two passes ... one fumble recovery ... four kickoff returns for 53 yards ... five tackles and a fumble recovery at Eastern Kentucky ... returned an interception 100 yards on a two-point conversion attempt at Samford.

2004: Part-time starter in the secondary ... 11 tackles including nine unassisted stops ... nine kickoff returns for 231 yards and one touchdown ... had an 85-yard kickoff return for a touchdown at Tennessee State.

2003: Redshirted

Prep: Two-time all-conference corner at Tampa Bay Tech ... All-Hillsborough County as a cornerback and quarterback ... coached by Mike Bradley ... also played basketball and ran track.

Personal: Born 10-30-84 ... son of Romae Lee Rucker ... majoring in Recreation ... favorite NFL player is Edgerrin James ... also recruited by Florida International, Georgia Southern, Florida Atlantic and South Florida.

Year G GS Tkl Solo Ast TFL-Yds Sck FR-Yds INT-Yds TD FF Blk KR Yds Avg Lg TD
2004 9 0 11 9 2 0-0 0 0-0 0-0 00 0 9 231 25.7 85 1
2005 10 2 16 12 4 3-5 0 1-0 0-0 00 0 4 53 13.2 19 0
2006 11 8 25 15 10 1-3 0 1-5 2-12 01 0 0 0 0 0 0
2007 11 1 38 29 9 1.5-1 0 0-0 0-0 01 0 15 257 17.1 32 0
Career 41 11 90 65 25 5.5-9 0 2-5 2-12 02 0 28 541 19.3 85 1

 
 

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