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    Derek Roback

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Waverly, Ohio

    High School:
    Waverly

    Height / Weight:
    6-3 / 233

    Position:
    Safety

    Birthdate:
    11/31/1991


    HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Passed for 1,300 yards and 15 touchdowns as senior quarterback in 2009 at Waverly High School in Waverly, Ohio ... could not play quarterback in three games as senior due to injury so lined up at wide receiver instead and caught two TD passes ... named first-team all-district by Associated Press following senior year in 2009 ... played quarterback, tight end, wide receiver, outside linebacker, free safety and returned kicks at different times during his high school career ... passed for 1,585 yards with 21 TDs as junior in 2008 and also rushed for 480 yards and four TDs ... started junior season with monster game against Piketon as he accounted for 605 total yards and eight touchdowns in 54-53 victory ... completed 28 of 48 passes for 422 yards and six TDs in that game ... rushed for 98 yards with one TD, returned punt 85 yards for TD with under a minute to play in that same game and then completed pass for two-point conversion and victory ... also added 17 tackles on defense against Piketon ... played wide receiver and safety as sophomore in 2007 ... caught 47 passes for 833 yards and 12 TDs during sophomore season ... recorded 36 tackles and four interceptions in 2007, helping Waverly to 10-2 record ... named first-team all-district as sophomore by Associated Press ... received special mention all-state honors as sophomore, junior and senior ... became starter on Waverly basketball and baseball teams as sophomore in 2007-08 ... carries 4.0 grade-point average ... finalist in national punt, pass and kick competition in 2006 ... father Mike played quarterback at Ohio University and served as quarterbacks coach at Waverly ... played for coach Rusty Wright at Waverly ... born Nov. 23, 1991 ... son of Mike and Susan Roback ... enrolled in First Year of Studies.

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