Matt Rochell
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    Matt Rochell

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    McDonough, GA

    High School:
    Eagles Landing Christian Academy

    Height / Weight:
    6-3 / 270

    Position:
    OL

    2013 - Played and started in every game ... part of an offensive line that allowed just nine quarterback sacks which ranked second in the conference and seventh nationally ... helped anchor an offensive line that ranked second in the conference and 11th nationally in rushing with a 272.5 per-game average ... helped Air Force lead the conference and rank fifth nationally in red zone offense with scores on 33-of-35 possessions.

    2012 - Played in five games ... saw action against Idaho State, Colorado State, San Diego State, Hawaii and Fresno State ... helped the offensive line anchor the rushing attack that gained 316.2 yards per game to win the Mountain West Conference rushing title and rank second nationally ... the team also ranked first in the conference with just eight quarterback sacks allowed all season.

    High School - Lettered two years in football and basketball and one in track ... earned all-region honors as a junior in football and all-state honors as a senior ... high school football coach was Jonathan Gess.

    Personal - Parents are Steve and Gina Rochell ... has a younger brother that plays football at Notre Dame ... given name is Matthew ... hobby is playing the piano ... majoring in law ... member of cadet squadron 10 ... completed Operation Air Force last summer ... also worked on the cadet cadre for Basic Cadet Training.

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