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  Kenny Rogers
Kenny Rogers
Player Profile
Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Jacksonville, Ill.

High School:
Jacksonville

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 174

Position:
RB

Coach:
Mark Stuart

High School Highlights
Prep Star All-American ... Named a SuperPrep All-American and rated the 28th-best running back nationally by the same publication ... Topped the SuperPrep All-Midwest team ... Rushed for 1,050 yards as a senior and added 255 receiving yards for Coach Mark Stuart at Jacksonville High School ... Gained 1,300 yards as a sophomore and 1,601 as a junior ... Set a school record for rushing yards in a season in 1999 ... Rushed for 356 yards and five touchdowns against Quincy and 316 yards for four touchdowns vs. Springfield ... Ranked on Tom Lemmings Top 100 prospect list ... Bigger, Faster, Stronger honorable mention ... Earned seven varsity letters in football and baseball.

Personal
Full given name is Kenneth Lee Rogers ... Born on Nov. 6, 1981 in Jacksonville, Ill. ... The son of Jackie and Nina Rogers ... Plans to major in sociology ... An honor student and two-year scholar-athlete ... Brother Anthony plays baseball at Western Illinois ... Favorite Illinois athlete is Kevin Hardy ... Says his father most influenced his athletic career.

Turner on Rogers
"Kenny is a fast, big-play type of running back. He has great speed and quickness. He was extremely productive in high school as a three-year starter, gaining over 1000 yards each season. He is also a good receiver out of the backfield."

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