47  Chase Rome
Chase Rome


Merritt Island, Fla.

High School:
Rockbridge HS (Columbia, Mo.)

Last College:

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 285




Season Opener is Finally Here

Tigers play host to Duke Saturday afternoon

Transfers to the University of Memphis after playing two seasons at Nebraska ... Saw action in 21 games at the Big Ten school, starting five contests ... Registered 32 total tackles including a quarterback sack during career. Also had two quarterback sacks and a pass breakup for the Cornhuskers.

2012 at Nebraska

Started three games including the season opener against Southern Miss and saw playing time in 11 games as a redshirt sophomore ... Recorded 19 total tackles and a quarterback hurry during the season ... In opener against Southern Miss, registered three total tackles including a tackle for loss ... Tied an early season high for tackles with three against Ohio State ... Had one tackle and helped hold Michigan to 95 rushing yards ... Had two tackles off the bench against Penn State ... Doubled previous career high for tackles while seeing significant playing time against Iowa ... Started against Wisconsin in the Big Ten Championship, his 20th career game played and fifth career started ... Had one tackle against the Badgers ... Had one tackle and a quarterback hurry against Georgia in the Capital One Bowl.

2011 at Nebraska

As a redshirt freshman at Nebraska, played in 10 games with starts against Michigan State and Minnesota ... Finished the year with 13 tackles including a one-yard quarterback sack in the fourth quarter of the Ohio State game ... Had a season-high three tackles against South Carolina and added two tackles in games against Wisconsin and Michigan.

2010 at Nebraska

Graduated early from Rock Bridge High School, joining the Nebraska program in January of 2010 ... Went on to register his first season in the Nebraska program.

Rock Bridge High School

Racked up 74 tackles, 15 tackles for loss and seven quarterback sacks as a senior in 2009 ... As a junior, recorded 77 total tackles including 41 solo stops ... Had four quarterback sacks and also recovered four fumbles ... Named First-Team Class 6 All-State as both a junior and a senior ... High school coach at Rock Bridge was A.J. Ofodile.


Son of Wade and Kathleen Rome ... Born Jan. 16, 1992 ... Graduated from Nebraska with a degree in sociology in August, 2013.
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