3 Jontrell Rocquemore
Jontrell  Rocquemore

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
McKinney, Texas

High School:
McKinney

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 210

Position:
FS

Experience:
2L


2017 PRESEASON HONORS: Allstate AFCA Good Works Team Nominee.

HONORS: Academic All-Mountain West (2015, 2016).

SINGLE-GAME RECORDS: Returned a fumble 97 yards for a touchdown at Washington (9/17), as that return ranks as the second-longest in school history, and tied for the fourth-longest fumble return for a touchdown in Mountain West history.

UTAH STATE: A big, long and athletic safety who has the speed to play from sideline to sideline... Possesses a high football IQ... Switching jersey to No. 3 after wearing No. 27 last season.

2016 (SO): Played in the first eight games of the season, making six starts, before missing the rest of the year due to injury... Finished the season with 39 tackles (23-solo, 16-assist), which included 1.0 tackles for loss, while adding one pass breakup and one quarterback hurry, to go along with two interceptions to rank second on the team… Recorded a career-high 10 tackles, to go along with one pass breakup at Colorado State (10/8)… Had four tackles, including his first career sack, at Boise State (10/1)… Intercepted his first career pass at USC (9/10) and intercepted another pass the following weekend against Arkansas State (9/16), returning it 19 yards… Had five-plus tackles in four games and at least two tackles in all eight games he played in.

2015 (RS-FR): Played in all 13 games and finished the season with 27 tackles (16-solo, 11-assist), which included 2.0 tackles for loss... Had a season-high six tackles at Utah (9/11) and added four stops and a season-high 2.0 tackles for loss at Fresno State (10/10)... Forced one fumble on the season against Colorado State (10/3) and returned a fumble 97 yards for a touchdown at Washington (9/17), as that return ranks as the second-longest in school history, and tied for the fourth-longest fumble return for a touchdown in Mountain West history... Recorded one pass breakup on the season against Wyoming (10/30)... Also scored a touchdown against Wyoming as he recovered a blocked punt in the end zone and was credited with a 14-yard punt return... Added three tackles in four other games... Earned academic all-Mountain West honors.

2014 (RS): Redshirted during his first season at Utah State.

HIGH SCHOOL: Earned Texas Class 5A all-District 11 first-team honors at safety as a prep senior at McKinney (Texas) High School as he recorded 74 tackles, including 10.0 tackles for loss, to go along with four interceptions and three forced fumbles as he was named his team’s Defensive MVP... Had a career-high 11 tackles against Allen HS... Returned three kickoffs for 48 yards (16.0 ypr)... Earned Texas Class 5A all-District 11 honorable mention honors as a junior... Was a three-year starter in football and a two-year starter on the Lions’ basketball team... Also competed in the long jump on the track & field team... Earned honorable mention academic all-district honors as a senior.

PERSONAL: One of three sons of Ron and Chenetha Rocquemore... Majoring in sociology... Last name is pronounced Rock-uh-more.

DEFENSE G/GS UA-AT-TT TFL Sack INT PBU FF FR
2015 (R-Fr.) 13/0 16-11-27 2.0-4 0.0-0 0-0 1 1 1
2016 (So.) 8/6 23-16-39 1.0-9 1.0-9 2-19 1 0 0
TOTAL 21/6 39-27-66 3.0-13 1.0-9 2-19 2 1 1
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