Ravens newcomer

July 27, 1998|By Eduardo Encina

Ron Rogers

Position: Linebacker

Height: 6-0

Weight: 245

Age: 23

College: Georgia Tech

Season: First

Highlights: Rogers ranks third in Georgia Tech history in tackles with 435. Last year, as a senior, he was a second-team All-ACC selection and defensive co-captain as he started each game and 32 of his last 33. Rogers' 115 tackles were second on the Yellow Jackets. After his senior season, he was named the East squad MVP in the East-West Shrine Game. He is projected to play some linebacker this year, but probably will get most of his playing time on special teams.

Favorite food: Steak

Favorite TV show: "National Geographic Explorer"

Favorite movie: "True Romance"

Memorable moment: Georgia Tech's bowl game in 1995. "I was very proud to be a part of the team that got us back."

Pub Date: 7/27/98

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