25  Jeremy Rockette
Jeremy Rockette

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Water Valley, MS

High School:
Olive Branch HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 230

Position:
LB

Birthdate:
02/17/1986

Experience:
3L


2009:


Played in all 12 games at linebacker with four starts...Averaged 3.7 tackles per game...Totaled 44 tackles, including 23 solo stops, 2.5 TFLs for a loss of nine yards, one fumble recovery and one quarterback hurry...Had five or more tackles in five games...Made six tackles in the season opener against Ole Miss...Dropped Cordera Eason for a loss of seven yards in the second quarter for his first career tackle for loss...Assisted on another TFL for a loss of two yards...All six stops held the Rebels to six yards or less...Made two solo tackles against Middle Tennessee...Had three tackles against UT Martin...Made his first start since the 2007 season against Marshall and had two assisted tackles...Started against UCF and tied a career best with seven tackles, including five solo stops...Had one TFL for a loss of a yard...Made one assisted tackle against UTEP...Had a career best five assisted tackles against Southern Miss...Made six tackles against East Carolina and had a quarterback hurry...Had one assisted tackle against Tennessee...Made three solo tackles against UAB with all three stops holding the Blazers to five yards or less...Had one assisted stop against Houston...Matched his career high of seven tackles and recorded a personal best six solo stops against Tulsa...Recovered his second career fumble at the Memphis four-yard line that prevented a Tulsa scoring drive...Made two third down tackles against the Golden Hurricane that both prevented a third-down conversion.

2008:


Played in all 13 games, seeing action at linebacker and as a member of the special teams unit...Made one solo tackle, his first of the season, and recovered a fumble on a kickoff return against Nicholls State...The offense scored a touchdown on the drive following the fumble recovery...Registered one assisted tackle on a Tiger kickoff against Arkansas State...Logged a season high four tackles on special teams and on defense versus East Carolina...Had a quarterback hurry on third down, forcing a Rob Kass incomplete pass...Defensive tackle in the second quarter allowed a short gain of just four yards...Also made a stop on an ECU punt return that was only good for two yards...Totaled two tackles versus Southern Miss...Made a drive-ending solo tackle on third down from the Memphis 16 in the second quarter that forced USM to go for a field goal...Had one assisted tackle in the second quarter at linebacker against Tulane...Made a solo stop in the second quarter of the St. Petersburg Bowl on a Tiger punt that limited USF's return to just two yards...Credited with another solo stop on a Tiger punt in the third quarter.

2007:


Played in all 13 games and started the last four contests at outside linebacker...Credited with four or more tackles in six games...Made at least one stop in the final four games of the season...Opened the year with two assisted tackles against Ole Miss...Registered four solo tackles in consecutive games versus Jacksonville State and UCF...Upped his season high with five tackles against Arkansas State, three of which were solo stops...Made his first career start against Southern Miss and had a career-high seven tackles...His five solo strikes versus the Golden Eagles was also a career mark...Credited with three solo tackles and a pass breakup in a start against UAB...Tallied four stops in the regular-season finale versus SMU...Tied his career high for the second time in four games with seven tackles in the New Orleans Bowl versus Florida Atlantic...Finished the season with 37 tackles, 25 of which were solo strikes...Was presented one of the Top Newcomer Awards by the coaching staff at the 2008 Blue-Gray Game.

2006:


Suffered a foot fracture in July and had to have surgery to repair the damage...Missed fall camp as well as the first seven games of the season...Saw his first action against Marshall and helped add depth at linebacker...Played the final five games and tallied a season-high three tackles against Southern Miss...Registered one stop versus UCF and two against both Houston and UTEP...Credited with a pass breakup in the win over the Miners...Also served as a member of the Tiger special teams unit.

2005:


Redshirted during the 2005 season.

Prep:


Played for coach Jamie Mitchell at Olive Branch High...Totaled 76 tackles and 12.5 sacks in 2004...Also recorded three fumble recoveries and a safety...Listed at number 69 on the Insider.com Top 100 Players in the South...Was a first-team Associated Press All-State selection...Honored as an all-region pick...Listed by the Memphis Commercial Appeal as one of Shelby-Metro's Top 12 Most Wanted Players...Also named to the Commercial Appeal's Dandy Dozen and "Best of the Preps" listing...Helped 2004 squad to a 10-2 finish and an appearance in the state playoffs...Was named first team all-region as a junior after totaling 44 tackles and eight sacks.

Personal:


Jeremy Jernell Rockette is the son of Michelle Rockette Pegues...Born February 17, 1986, in Water Valley, Miss.

Rockette's Career Defensive Statistics
YR G/S UT AT TOT PD FR FF TFL SK INT
2006 5/0 5 3 8 1 0 0 0-0 0-0 0-0
2007 13/4 25 12 37 1 0 0 0-0 0-0 0-0
2008 13/0 6 5 11 0 1 0 0-0 0-0 0-0
2009 12/4 23 21 44 0 1 0 2.5-9 0-0 0-0
TOTAL 43/8 59 41 100 2 2 0 2.5-9 0-0 0-0

Rockette's Career Highs
Tackles 7 (4 games, last at Tulsa 2009)
Solo Tackles 6 (at Tulsa 2009)
Assisted Tackles 5 (vs. Southern Miss 2009)
Pass Breakups 1 (UTEP 2006, UAB 2007)
Quarterback Hurries 1 (2 games, last vs. East Carolina 2009)
Fumble Recoveries 1 (2 games, last at Tulsa 2009)
Tackles For Loss 1.5 (vs. Ole Miss 2009)

Rockette's Game-By Game
Defense Opponent UT AT TT TFL SK FR PBU INT
10/28/06 Marshall 0 0 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0
11/5/06 Southern Miss 3 0 3 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0
11/11/06 UCF 1 0 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0
11/18/06 Houston 1 1 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0
11/25/06 UTEP 0 2 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 1 0-0
9/1/07 Ole Miss 0 2 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0
9/15/07 JSU 4 0 4 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0
9/22/07 UCF 4 0 4 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0
9/27/07 Arkansas St. 3 2 5 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0
10/2/07 Marshall 0 1 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0
10/13/07 MTSU 0 0 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0
10/20/07 Rice 0 0 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0
10/27/07 Tulane 0 0 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0

0-0

11/3/07 East Carolina 0 0 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0
11/10/07* Southern Miss 5 2 7 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0
11/17/07* UAB 3 0 3 0-0 0-0 0-0 1 0-0
11/24/07* SMU 2 2 4 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0
12/21/07* Florida Atlantic 4 3 7 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0
8/30/08 Ole Miss 0 0 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0
9/6/08 Rice 0 0 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0
9/13/08 Marshall 0 0 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0
9/20/08 Nicholls State 1 0 1 0-0 0-0 1-0 0 0-0
9/27/08 Arkansas St. 0 1 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0
10/2/08 UAB 0 0 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0
10/10/08 Louisville 0 0 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0
10/18/08 East Carolina 2 2 4 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0
10/25/08 Southern Miss 1 1 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0
11/8/08 SMU 0 0 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0
11/22/08 UCF 0 0 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0
11/29/08 Tulane 1 0 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0
12/20/08 USF 2 0 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0
9/6/09 Ole Miss 3 3 6 1.5-8 0-0 0-0 0 0-0
9/12/09 MTSU 2 0 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0
9/19/09 UT Martin 2 1 3 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0
9/26/09* Marshall 0 2 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0
10/3/09* UCF 5 2 7 1-1 0-0 0-0 0 0-0
10/10/09 UTEP 0 1 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0
10/17/09 Southern Miss 0 5 5 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0
10/27/09* East Carolina 2 4 6 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0
11/7/09 Tennessee 0 1 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0
11/14/09 UAB 3 0 3 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0
11/21/09 Houston 0 1 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0
11/27/09* Tulsa 6 1 7 0-0 0-0 1-0 0 0-0

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