Rocky Schwartz
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    Rocky Schwartz

    Class:
    RS Senior

    Hometown:
    Bradenton, Fla.

    High School:
    Lakewood Ranch

    Height / Weight:
    5-10 / 200

    Position:
    Outside Linebacker

    Birthdate:
    08/27/1984

    Experience:
    1L

    2007 Game-by-Game


    • 2005 All-Conference USA Third Team
    • 2004 C-USA All-Freshman Team

    2006: Led Cougars with nine tackles, including four solo stops, during the season opener at Rice... was lost for the rest of the season after suffering a serious knee injury against Grambling State... recorded two tackles against the Tigers before he was forced to leave.

    2005: Team leader with 114 tackles and ranked third with six pass breakups... led all Cougar defenders with 11 tackles, including nine solo stops, in the season opener against Oregon... broke up a team-high two passes and finished with five tackles against Sam Houston State during the Robertson Stadium opener... finished with a team-high nine tackles, a pass breakup and a 4-yard interception return at UTEP during the C-USA opener... posted six tackles with four solo stops at Tulsa... led the Cougars with 12 tackles, including nine solo stops, against Tulane... topped all UH defenders with 12 tackles, including six solo, against Memphis... made eight tackles, including a game-high six solo, and added a pass breakup at Mississippi State... led all players with 21 tackles, including 12 solo stops at C-USA rival UCF... tied for the team lead with 10 tackles, including five solo, and added a pass breakup against Southern Miss... finished with six tackles, including four solo, against SMU... recorded six tackles with five solo stops against Rice during the regular-season finale... led all Cougars with eight tackles versus Kansas in the Fort Worth Bowl.

    2004: Started all 11 games at strong safety in his first season in college football... was selected to the Conference USA All-Freshman Team... was a candidate for Conference USA's Freshman of the Year... finished with the third most tackles on the team with 83... also registered five tackles for losses, one sack, three interceptions and seven pass breakups ... made his first career start at strong safety against Rice in the season opener ... recorded eight tackles, including four solo stops, with one tackle for a nine-yard loss against the Owls... posted seven tackles with five solo and added one tackle for a 2-yard loss at No. 2 Oklahoma... led all Cougars with 12 tackles, including five solo stops against No. 4 Miami... finished with nine tackles, including eight solo, and added two tackles for a loss of five yards at Memphis... recorded eight tackles, including six solo, with a pass breakup at Southern Miss... hauled in his first career interception with a diving effort and added seven tackles at C-USA rival TCU... recorded five tackles and broke up a pass against C-USA rival Tulane... recorded seven tackles and an interception against UAB... concluded his first season with an 11-tackle performance against nationally-ranked Louisville... also had an interception of the Cardinals' quarterback Stefan LeFors which snapped the quarterback's streak without an interception.

    2003: Redshirted as a true freshman.

    High School: Was selected Third-Team, All-State by the Florida Sports Writers Association ... also selected First-Team, All-District as a quarterback... helped lead team to a 9-3 overall mark... passed for 850 yards and five TDs, while rushing for 822 yards and 16 scores... also had three punt returns for TDs... was an all-district QB as a junior as well... played baseball, ran track and was a two-time state qualifier in wrestling.

    Personal: Full name is Roderick Evan Schwartz II... born Aug. 27, 1984, in Bradenton, Fla... .son of Rod Schwartz and Kelly and Dave Harmon of Bradenton, Fla... .grew up in the same home town as former UH tight end Stephen Cucci... enjoys playing other sports and fishing during his spare time... also recruited by USF, Western Kentucky, Army and Youngstown State... majoring in sports administration.

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