|Hometown:||Fort Mill, S.C.|
|Last School:||Fort Mill HS|
2009-10: Had a productive sophomore season as a key role player in the post for the Spartans... increased his scoring and rebounding averages from his freshman year... averaged 2.4 points and 2.1 rebounds per game, up from 1.6 points and 1.4 rebounds per game as a freshman... came on in the second half of the year... averaged 4.1 points per game in the final 12 games of the season... grabbed five key rebounds at Indiana (Nov. 16)... posted eight points with two rebounds in the 64-50 at North Florida (Jan. 27)... scored a career-high nine points in back-to-back performances at Mercer (Feb. 8) and against Lipscomb (Feb. 11), the latter in a Feb. 11)... A member of the A-Sun All-Academic Team.
2008-09: Played key minutes as a reserve in the post for the Spartans... gained valuable experience while making the transition to the college game... played in all 30 games for the Spartans... started at Belmont (Feb. 16)... averaged 12.4 minutes per game... averaged 1.6 points and 1.4 rebounds per outing... finished with three points and three rebounds at nationally-ranked Notre Dame (Nov. 16)... had five points at Boston College (Dec. 14)... scored a career-high six points with four rebounds at Fresno State (Dec. 20)... turned in a career-high five rebounds against Liberty in the final game of the Las Vegas Classic (Dec. 23)... had four points and four boards in the 57-56 victory over Lipscomb (Jan. 19)... had a career-high six points with four boards at Lipscomb (Feb. 14)... had four points and a career-high three assists in the 80-51 win over Kennesaw State (Feb. 28).
High School: A standout forward at Fort Mill High School and was a four-year letterman... also lettered twice in baseball... averaged 18.6 points, 9.5 rebounds, 3.0 blocks and 2.0 steals per game as a senior... led Fort Mill to its second straight appearance in the 4A State Tournament... finished the season with a 23-2 record and a No. 9 final ranking... led the Yellowjackets to the Region III championship with a 13-1 record... named the Region III-4A Player of the Year... earned all-state honors... named the Charlotte Observer Piedmont Player of the Year... named to the Rock Hill Herald All-Area team... earned All-State honors from the S.C. High School Sports Report... played in the Carolina Classic All-Star Game... averaged 10.8 ppg to help lead Fort Mill to a 25-4 overall record and the 4A State Championship as a junior... led the Yellowjackets to an 11-1 record in Region III, winning the region championship... led the team with 7.0 rebounds per game and 22 blocked shots... helped lead Fort Mill to a 17-9 overall record and a second-place finish in the region with an 8-2 record as a sophomore... finished his high school career with more than 1,000 points... also a standout in the classroom... a member of the Palmetto Boys State, Beta Club and the A-B Honor Roll.
Personal: Born on May 19, 1990 in Charlotte, N.C... son of Bobby and Laurie Rogers... has a younger brother, Ben... a business management major... his uncle, Billy Port, played football and baseball at N.C. State... his grandfather, Chal Port, played baseball and football at North Carolina before serving as the head baseball coach at The Citadel for 27 years.
Hobbies & Favorites: Likes watching movies and playing sports... likes to eat chicken... favorite movie is "The Departed"... favorite TV show is "SportsCenter"... likes Mark Wahlberg movies... favorite season is summer... favorite book is "Of Mice and Men"... favorite sports figure is Chipper Jones... heroes growing up were his parents... admires his grandfather, Chal Port, the most... favorite quote is "I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me."