Jordan  Rodgers

7Jordan Rodgers


Memphis, Tenn.

High School:
Memphis University School

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 185



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•Rodgers appeared in 38 games for the Vols in 2015, hitting .278 with six doubles, 12 RBI and nine runs scored.
•Went 1-for-2 versus Arkansas in the SEC Tournament on May 19.
•Knocked two doubles in the Mississippi State series, recording one RBI and one scored run (May 14-16).
•Recorded one RBI and scored once on two hits against Belmont (May 6).
•Notched one double, two RBI and scored a run in the series versus Texas A&M (May 1-3).
•Went 1-for-4, recording a RBI and scoring once, in the series finale versus South Carolina (April 25).
•Batted in a run against South Carolina on April 25.
•Hit 1-for-2, driving in a run in Tennessee's 14-7 victory at ETSU on April 21.
•Tallied a double, a sacrifice fly and a RBI in the series finale at Kentucky (April 18).
•Registered a RBI on a sacrifice fly against Missouri on April 10.
•Recorded a RBI and and his third run of the season in the second game of the series at Vanderbilt, hitting 1-for-4 (March 28).
•Scored once while going 1-for-2 at Florida on March 15.
•Went 4-for-9 with a double and two RBIs in three games at UC Irvine (Feb. 27-28).
•Delivered a pinch-hit single in his season debut at Florida International (Feb. 14).

•Played in 11 games for the Vols, making four starts at third base and one as designated hitter.
•Wrapped up his first year on Rocky Top by hitting .130 with four runs scored and two RBIs.
•Recorded his first collegiate hit against Quinnipiac (March 2).
•Went 2-for-6 (.333) with one run scored and two RBIs in the series against La Salle (March 4-5).
•Recorded two walks and one run scored (0-for-3) in the club's 8-7 win over Austin Peay (March 18).
•Reached base via walk as a pinch-hitter for teammate Christin Stewart at South Carolina (March 30).
•Stole one base and came around to score one run in his final start (0-for-4) of the season at third base against UNC Asheville (May 6).
•Played with the Matsu Miners, who finished second in the Alaska Baseball League after dropping both games of the ABL Championship to the Alaska Goldpanners. Rodgers went 1-for-4 with a double in the two-game championship series (July 29-30) and was named an ABL All-Star.
•On the summer with the Miners, Rodgers hit .265 with seven doubles and 14 RBIs in 32 games.

• Excelled as a two-sport star at Memphis University School, starting at shortstop on the baseball team and quarterback on the football team.
• Led the baseball team to regional championships in 2011, 2012 and finished as the state runner-up both seasons.
• Ranked by Perfect Game as the No. 4 shortstop and the 34th-best overall prospect in the state of Tennessee.
• Earned Perfect Game Southeast Region Honorable Mention honors in 2013 and was tabbed a Perfect Game Underclass Honorable Mention All-American in 2012.
• Named all-metro and second team all-state as a senior.
• Was a Commercial Appeal Best of the Preps baseball finalist in 2013.
• Batted .345 with eight homers and went 6-2 on the mound while leading the Owls to the final four of the Division II-AA state tournament as a senior.
• Earned all-metro area and all-state honors after hitting a career-best .431 with 17 RBIs and posting a 7-2 record on the mound as a sophomore.
• Hit .344 with five homers and an 8-2 record on the hill to claim all-metro area honors once again as a junior.
• Helped guide the Owls' football team to a 2010 State Championship and finished as the Tennessee Division II-AA state runner-ups in 2012.
• Named a Mr. Football finalist in the state of Tennessee and was tabbed the Regional player of the Year in 2012.
• Threw for 2,851 yards, 35 touchdowns and just five interceptions while leading the Owls to a 10-3 record as a senior.

• Full name is Jordan Taylor Rodgers
• Born May 9, 1995
• Son of Jason and Tina Rodgers
• Majoring in Business Finance
• Desires to one day be a manager in Major League Baseball
• Models himself after fellow shortstop Derek Jeter and considers him to be his biggest sports influence
• Recipient of the Hattie Ogle McGriffin Athletic Scholarship


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