Illini Return Home Looking to End Skid
9/15/2012 Illinois vs. Charleston Southern @ Memorial Stadium
2011 - Redshirt Freshman: Moved to wide receiver during 2011 spring practice ... Made his Illini debut against South Dakota State.
2010 - Freshman: Redshirted the 2010 season while practicing as a safety.
High School: Earned honorable mention All-State honors as a senior ... Earned All-Classic Lake Conference honors as a senior ... Led Wayzata to a Minnesota Class 5A state championship as a senior, both catching and throwing touchdown passes and recording eight tackles on his way to earning MVP honors ... Was a three-star recruit by both Rivals.com and Scout.com ... Played in the 2009 Offense/Defense All-Star Game ... Also was a two-time All-State performer in track and field ... High school coach was Brad Anderson.
Personal: Son of Lourdes and Vixamar (deceased) Rock ... Born on May 9, 1991 ... Is one of seven children ... Enrolled in the general curriculum.