The 6-foot-3, 215-pound receiver caught five passes for 100 yards as the Tennessee Vols defeated visiting Montana 42-16.
Rogers also found the end zone once on a 46-yard reception from quarterback Tyler Bray, which opened the scoring at the 12:47 mark in the first quarter. Rogers took one kickoff return for 29 yards. His 129 all-purpose yards was second on the team to Justin Hunter, who caught six passes for 146 yards, including one for an 80-yard touchdown.
Last season Rogers played in 13 games where he was a versatile threat. He rushed the ball 16 times for 117 yards and caught 11 passes for 167 yards and two touchdowns. He also returned 12 kickoffs for 298 yards, a 24.8-yard average.
In high school, Rogers helped the Calhoun Yellow Jackets go 14-1 in his senior season. The 2009 team finish runner-up to Buford. During the season he broke the Georgia state record with 1,641 receiving yards. He caught 88 passes for 22 touchdowns under Head Coach Hal Lamb.
Rogers excelled in the high school playoffs where he compiled a total of 707 yards and 15 touchdowns.
He was ranked a five-star prospect by Scouts.com and was named Atlanta Journal Constitution’s All-Classifications Player of the Year and Super 11 Selection. He was also named Offensive Player of the Year by Georgia Sportswriters.