17  Rock Contardi
Rock Contardi


Melbourne, Fla.

High School:
Holy Trinity

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 210


Health Science

2009: Limited to three games due to injury ... gained 15 yards on eight carries at Massachusetts (9/26) ... three yards on his only carry against Presbyterian (10/3).

2008: Played in all 11 games as a sophomore ... saw most of his action on special teams where he made tackles at Coastal Carolina (10/25) and at Iona (11/8) ... also saw time at running back ... finished the season with 25 yards on nine carries ... season best came at Iona where he carried four times against the Gaels for 21 yards.

2007: Got into 10 games in his first season of competition as a back-up running back ... finished third on the squad with 141 yards on the ground ... averaged 5.2 per carry, also third on the team ... established his career best of 36 yards in the second game of the season at Bucknell (9/8) ... 35 yards at Richmond (10/13) ... 34 yards vs. Bryant (10/27), including a career-long run of 18 yards.

2006: Redshirted.

High School: A 2006 graduate of Holy Trinity High School in Melbourne, Florida ... awarded two letters in football for the Tigers ... all-state selection as a senior ... team MVP as a junior and senior ... also lettered in baseball and track.

Personal: Born Rock R. Contardi on April 10, 1988 in White Plains, New York ... son of Rock and JayAnn Contardi ... two brothers and one sister ... majoring in health science.