Jordan  Rodgers

7Jordan Rodgers

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Bartlett, Tenn.

High School:
Memphis University School

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 185

Position:
INF

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2016 - JUNIOR

  • Went 2-for-2 with one RBI and one run scored vs. #4 Vanderbilt (April 23).
  • Doubled twice and drove in three runs as part of a 3-for-5 game vs. Auburn (April 14).
  • Recorded a single, double and triple entering the bottom of the eighth vs. #12 Kentucky, then blasted a three-run homer to left-center field, becoming just the third player in Tennessee history do hit for the cycle and the first cycle in order. He topped off his 4-for-5 effort with 8 RBI, 2 runs scored and a stolen base (April 1).
  • Knocked in two runs and scored one more as part of a 2-for-4 performance vs. MTSU (March 29)
  • Hit a three-run home run in the series finale vs. #8 Ole Miss, his third of the season (March 20).
  • Entering SEC Opening Weekend (March 18-20), Rodgers' 31 RBI led the SEC and all of NCAA, while his three triples through the first 16 games of the year also ranked T-1st in NCAA.
  • Matched his season and career-high with five RBI vs. UC Irvine, going 2-for-5 with a towering home run to left field in Game One of a doubleheader vs. the Anteaters.
  • Hit 3-for-4 with a triple and four RBI in UT's Friday night 12-1 win over UC Irvine (March 11).
  • Contributed three RBI (1-for-3) as part of UT's 5-2 win over #16 East Carolina during the Keith LeClair Classic in Greenville, N.C.
  • Was 2-for-4 with two runs scored and three RBI in UT's Home Opener vs. Cincinnati (March 2).
  • Put together an eight-game hit streak from Feb. 20 - March 5, hitting 11-for-32 (.344) with 20 RBI.
  • Collected 10 RBI while batting .308 (4-for-13) over three games at the Grand Canyon Classic in Phoenix, Ariz. (Feb. 26-28).
  • Roped a 3-RBI triple as part of a 2-for-4 performance in the Vols' Home Opener vs. Cincinnati (Mar. 3).
  • Crushed a grand slam for his first collegiate home run and collected a career-high five RBI in a 20-1 Vols victory over Central Michigan during the Grand Canyon Classic (Feb. 28).
  • In the season opening series vs. Memphis, recorded two hits including a 2-RBI double in the second game of the series (Feb. 19-21).

2015 - SOPHOMORE

  • Appeared in 38 games for the Vols in 2015, hitting .278 with six doubles, 12 RBI and nine runs scored.
  • Delivered a pinch-hit single in his season debut at Florida International (Feb. 14).
  • Went 4-for-9 with a double and two RBI in three games at UC Irvine (Feb. 27-28)
  • Recorded a RBI and his third run of the season in Game 2 of the series at Vanderbilt, hitting 1-for-4 (March 28).
  • Tallied a double, a sacrifice fly and a RBI in the series finale at Kentucky (April 18).
  • Hit 1-for-2 and drove in one run as a part of Tennessee's 14-7 victory at ETSU on April 21.
  • Notched one double and two RBI in the series vs. Texas A&M (May 1-3).
  • Knocked two doubles in the Mississippi State series, recording one RBI and one scored run (May 14-16).
  • Went 1-for-2 against Arkansas in the SEC Tournament on May 19.
  • Collected 22 hits over 18 games for the L.A. Brewers of the California Collegiate Summer League. Rodgers scored 17 runs, stole nine bases and ended the regular summer season with a .314 batting average.

2014 - FRESHMAN

  • 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.

HIGH SCHOOL

  • 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.

PERSONAL

  • Full name is Jordan Taylor Rodgers
  • Born May 9, 1995
  • Son of Jason and Tina Rodgers
  • Majoring in Business Finance
 

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