- HometownDuarte, CA
- Prev. SchoolCharter Oak HS
2012 (Football) -Season Stats
Will go down as one of the greatest CLU players of all-time..broke seven different school records in 2012...became the all-time leader in scoring and receiving...named the 2012 SCIAC Offensive Player of the Year...caught a school-record 91 balls for 1,298 yards (second most for a single season) and 18 touchdowns, a school record...finished third in Division III for receiving yards and catches and second for touchdowns...had at least 100 yards receiving in all but two games (had 98 yards against La Verne)...also added three rushing touchdowns and even threw a touchdown pass...scored a touchdown in every game but one...had multi-touchdowns in eight games...had three touchdown receptions against Pomona-Pitzer and La Verne...had 12 catches for 183 yards and two touchdowns over Whittier (Oct. 27)...had 11 catches for 177 yards against Pacific Lutheran (Sept. 8)...finished career with 45 total touchdowns including 41 TD receptions, 220 receptions, 3,461 yards receiving, all of which are CLU records...finished with 3,592 yards of total offense, second most in school history.
Continued to be one of top receiving threats in the west region…received third consecutive All-SCIAC selection and second consecutive All-SCIAC First Team…selected to D3Football.com National Team of the week and named SCIAC Male Athlete of the Week (Oct. 8-14)…started in all 10 games…led the Kingsmen with 42 receptions for 948 yards receiving (22.6 yard per catch) and nine touchdowns… had 570 yards and four touchdowns in conference play… his nine touchdown catches ranks second all-time at CLU for a single season… his 23 career touchdown catches currently rank him second in CLU history…ranks fourth all-time on the career charts with 2,163 yards receiving…had three games with two touchdown catches and at least 100 yards receiving… caught six passes for 120 yards and two touchdowns in a come-from-behind win against Redlands (Oct. 1)… had six receptions for a season high 206 yards and two touchdowns including a 64 yard catch and run against Whittier (Oct. 8)…had four catches and 121 yards and two touchdowns against Chapman (Nov. 5)…had a strong performance in the first round of the playoffs with six receptions for 82 yards and touchdown against Linfield (Nov. 19)… also had a 28 yard rushing touchdown against Linfield (Sept. 10).
2011 (Track & Field)
Finished third and set a new school record in the triple jump (15.15m/49-8.50) at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships (May 26-28)...earned All-American honors in the triple jump due to his performance at the national championships...named to the All-Conference team due to his finish in the long jump and triple jump at the SCIAC Championships (Apr. 29-30)...recorded a NCAA provisional mark and finished in second place in the triple jump (14.36m/47-1.50) at the SCIAC Championships...also finished fifth in the long jump (6.70m/21-11.75) at the same event...additional top marks recorded this season include a time of 53.97 in the 400m at the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational and a distance of 1.85m (6-00.75) in the high jump at SCIAC Quad Meet No. 3 (Apr. 16)...named Cal Lutheran Male Athlete of the Week (April 11-17.)
Received All-SCIAC recognition for the second consecutive season...named to all-SCIAC First Team...appeared in all 10 games, making nine starts...led the Kingsmen with 34 receptions, 421 yards and four touchdowns in conference play...his 62 receptions and 817 receiving yards are the second and sixth highest respective CLU single-season totals...set school record with 216 receiving yards during playoff game at Linfield...finished second in the SCIAC with his 81.7 receiving yards per game average...fourth in receptions per game (6.2)...earned the seventh-highest all-purpose yards per game average (86.3)...caught two PAT's in each of CLU's games against Linfield (Sept. 11 and Nov. 20)...caught 62 passes for 817 total yards...averaged 13.2 yards per catch...longest reception recorded was 45 yards, earned at Linfield...caught 11 passes for 216 yards, both season-highs at Linfield (Nov. 20)...scored two touchdowns in three games.
Earned All-SCIAC second team honors as a freshman wide receiver...played in eight games in first season...led the Kingsmen with five receiving TDs...ranked second with 398 receiving yards and third with 25 receptions...posted career-highs with six catches, 108 yards and two TDs against Redlands (Nov. 21) to clinch program's first outright SCIAC title ever.
Charter Oak High School
Graduated from Charter Oak High School in 2009...was a member of the football, basketball and track teams for the Chargers...earned second team all-league honors for basketball and football...broke the school triple jump record...was the co-athlete of the year for Charter Oak as a senior.
Full name: Eric Dion Rogers...born on Feb. 12, 1991 in Glendora, Calif....son of Carrie Barron...has two older siblings Donald and Danisha who played HS basketball...family resides in Covina, Calif...currently majoring in Criminal Justice with a minor in Sociology...career goal is to join S.W.A.T.
Movie: The Ringer
Music: Rap and R&B
Food: Soul food
Sport (other): Basketball
Pro Teams: Los Angeles Lakers, Dallas Cowboys and New York Yankees
TV Show: Any Kardashian show
Quote: "Feeling bouncy, then leap."
Hobbies/Special Talents: Poker