Images from the WSU Cougars' home opener on Saturday, August 30, 2008.
ROGERS' WSU CAREER
RS-SENIOR (2008): Earned a varsity letter after appearing in four of WSU's 13 games...started each of the first two games of the season...made his first career start in WSU's season-opener against Oklahoma State...completed 12-of-24 passes for 82 yards, one touchdown and one interception...also started against California in WSU's conference opener...came off the bench at Baylor...came off the bench again against Portland in relief of injured starter Kevin Lopina...completed 6-of-11 passes for 103 yards, one touchdown and an interception before suffering a season-ending spinal injury against Portland State...completed 34-of-68 passes on the season for 352 yards, two touchdowns and four interceptions...had 18 rushes on the season for 26 yards and a touchdown.
RS-JUNIOR (2007): Earned a varsity letter after appearing in each of the Cougars' 12 games...listed as WSU's No. 2 quarterback throughout the season...completed 4-of-16 passes for 18 yards on the season...threw passes against USC (4-of-11), Arizona State (0-of-3), Stanford (0-of-1) and Oregon State (0-of-1)...rushed twice for 28 yards...had a 13-yard run against USC and a 15-yard run against Arizona State...WSU's holder for FG and PAT placements.
RS-SOPHOMORE (2006): Earned a varsity letter after appearing in each of the Cougars' 12 games...suffered an ACL sprain in his non-throwing left shoulder against California...completed 18-of-31 passes on the season for 214 yards and three touchdowns...had three rushes for two yards...in his first series at Auburn led WSU on a six-play, 90-yard touchdown drive...tossed a 50-yard touchdown pass to Cody Boyd...in first appearance against Idaho drove WSU 68 yards in seven plays, hitting Chris Jordan for a 10-yard score...in first appearance against Baylor drove WSU 34 yards in three plays, hitting Jason Hill with a 13-yard touchdown pass...saw limited action late in the Stanford game after becoming ill Thursday before the game...WSU's holder for FG and PAT placements.
RS-FRESHMAN (2005): Appeared in three games for the Cougars in his debut season...played in both the Nevada and Grambling State games, but did not throw a pass...completed 2-of-5 passes for 12 yards against USC.
FRESHMAN (2004): Redshirt season.
ROGERS' HIGH SCHOOL CAREER
Coached by Dan Mack at Kamiak High School...a three-year letterman at quarterback for the Knights...served as Kamiak's team captain as both a junior and senior...completed 85-of-149 passes for 1,500 yards and 15 touchdowns as a JUNIOR (2002-03)...earned second-team All-WesCo South honors in 2002 after leading team to a 9-2 mark and the WesCo Conference South Division title...selected as a "Northwest Nugget in Waiting" by the Tacoma News Tribune...named most valuable player at the Big Kahuna Passing Tournament in Burnaby, Canada, and the BTSE 7-on-7 Tournament...named the most valuable quarterback at Washington State's team camp in summer 2003...as a SENIOR (2003-04) earned first-team All-WesCo accolades...helped team to an 8-3 record...completed 121-of-218 passes for 1,480 yards and 12 touchdowns...added five rushing touchdowns...named to Ron Siegel's senior preseason All-State squad...rated the No. 29 quarterback nationally by TheInsiders.com...a member of TheInsiders.com "West Coast Hot 100" (No. 76)...Seattle Times "Red Chip" selection...lettered twice in basketball for the Knights.
Gary Lee Rogers...born in Seattle, Wash...parents Gary and Linda Rogers...has one sister Jamie...enjoys snowboarding...majoring in sport management at WSU.
PASSING G/GS PA PC PI YDS TD LG EFFIC. 2005 3/0 5 2 0 12 0 7 60.16 2006 12/0 31 18 2 214 3 50 135.08 2007 12/0 16 4 1 18 0 6 21.95 2008 4/2 68 34 4 352 2 43 91.42 CAREER: 31/2 120 58 7 596 5 50 92.14