2013: Served as the Blue Raiders’ kickoff specialist for all 13 games … Had 70 kickoffs for a 60.1-yard average and 23 touchbacks (12 in last four games) … Also made his only extra point attempt … Had two touchbacks in eight attempts against WCU … In two kickoffs at UNC he had one touchback … Had two touchbacks in four kickoffs against ECU … Registered a season-best five touchbacks against FIU … Credited with a four touchbacks in win over Southern Miss … Added three touchbacks against UTEP and hit his first career extra point.
High School: Rated the 33rd best kicker in the country by Chris Sailer Kicking ... No. 12 ranked kicker in nation by Scout.com and No. 27 by ESPN ... A two star recruit by Rivals and Scout ... Named the Georgia 5A Special Team Player of the Year in 2012 ... Connected on 7 of 11 field goals his senior year and 39 of 44 PATs to help Richmond Hill to an 8-3 record ... As a junior, he hit 21-of-27 PATs, 1-of-3 field goals, and 7-of-16 kickoffs were touchbacks ... He made all three of his field goals as a sophomore and 9 of 10 extra points ... Lettered in footballf and soccer ... Played football for Coach Lyman Guy ... Member of the National Honor Society and Beta Club.
Full Name: Canon Tate Rooker ... Parents: Robert and Missy Rooker ... Born: 10/25/94.