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33   Rodney Mills
Rodney  Mills

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Gainesville, Fla.

High School:
Eastside HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 205

Position:
TE


10/24/2015

UMass Football Set Back By No. 19/20 Toledo, 51-35

Sharpe recorded 159 receiving yards, two touchdowns on 12 receptions in loss.

10/17/2015

UMass Football Drops Defensive Battle With Kent State

Minutemen fall at McGuirk Stadium during 2015 Homecoming, 15-10.

10/10/2015

Offensive Fireworks Put Bowling Green Over UMass Football

Frohnapfel throws for 409 yards and three touchdowns in loss to the Falcons.

09/19/2015

Late Field Goal Puts Temple By UMass Football, 25-23

Sharpe resets program's all-time receptions mark in loss to the Owls

09/19/2015

UMass Football Postgame Notes vs. Temple

11/24/2015

FB VS. MIAMI (OH)

FB VS. MIAMI (OH) Photos by Thom Kendall '93

11/28/2014

FB VS. BUFFALO

FB VS. BUFFALO Photos by Thom Kendall '93

11/12/2014

FB VS. BALL STATE

FB VS. BALL STATE Photos by Thom Kendall '93

10/18/2014

FB vs. EASTERN MICHIGAN

FB vs. EASTERN MICHIGAN Photos by Thom Kendall '93

09/27/2014

FB vs. BOWLING GREEN

FB vs. BOWLING GREEN Photos by Thom Kendall '93

As A Senior In 2015: Game-By-Game Statistics
Phil Steele Preseason All-MAC First Team Tight End ... AthlonSports Preseason All-MAC First Team Tight End

As A Junior In 2014: Game-By-Game Stats
Played in all 12 games with seven starting nods ... Hauled in 30 passes for 489 yards and five touchdown receptions ... Averaged 16.3 yards per reception ... Also made six tackles as a member of the special teams unit ... Was the starting fullback against Boston College (8/30) and hauled in a 22-yard reception ... Added a 14-yard grab against Colorado (9/6) for his first collegiate touchdown ... Provided a single-game career high of three receptions, 76 receiving yards and two touchdown grabs at Vanderbilt (9/13), including a 53-yard fake punt catch from UMass punter and former college quarterback Brian McDonald ... Also notched a personal best with three tackles earned on special teams against the Commodores ... Earned two catches covering 61 yards with one touchdown against Bowling Green (9/27) ... Tallied his fifth receiving touchdown of the season as part of a five-catch, 64-yard afternoon at Miami (Ohio) on Oct. 4 ... Caught four passes for 41 yards at Kent State (10/11) ... Pulled in two receptions for 29 yards in the win over Eastern Michigan (10/18) ... Added a career-best seven receptions covering 54 yards at Toledo (10/25) ... Caught one pass for 18 yards during the win over Ball State (11/12) ... Had a career-long 72 yard reception at Akron (11/18) that set the Minutemen up at the one yard line ... Ended the season with 31 yards receiving on two receptions against Buffalo (11/28).

As A Sophomore In 2013: Game-By-Game Statistics
Started four of the 12 games played during the season ... Recorded five catches for 47 yards ... Had one kick return for 24 yards ... Made appearances at No. 23 Wisconsin (8/31) and against Maine (9/7) ... Caught two A.J. Doyle passes for 14 yards at Kansas State (9/14), including a 10-yard first down reception ... Rotated into the lineup and saw snaps on offense against Vanderbilt (9/21) while earning an assisted tackle on special teams ... Made an appearance in the lineup at Bowling Green (10/5) ... Made a tackle on special teams against Miami (Ohio) on Oct. 12 ... Added snaps at Buffalo (10/19) ... Started at tight end against Western Michigan (10/26) ... Pulled in a 25-yard reception against No. 17/21 Northern Illinois (11/2).

As A Freshman In 2012: Game-By-Game Statistics
Played in four games, mainly on special teams ... Earned his first collegiate appearance at Western Michigan (10/6) ... Followed with time against Vanderbilt (10/27), Northern Illinois (11/3) and Central Michigan (11/23) ... Earned his first tackle, a solo stop, at Northern Illinois.

Before UMass: Completed a post-graduate year at Milford Academy ... Earned third team all-state honors at Eastside High School.

Career Highs
Receptions: 7, at Toledo (10/25/14)
Receiving Yards: 76, at Vanderbilt (9/13/14) (three receptions)
Longest Reception: 72 yards, at Akron (11/18/14)
Touchdown Receptions: 2, at Vanderbilt (9/13/14)
Tackles: 3 (0-3), at Vanderbilt (9/13/14)

Miscellaneous Statistics
20-Yard Receptions: 8, last vs. Buffalo (11/28/14)
30-Yard Receptions: 3, last at Akron (11/18/14)
40-Yard Receptions: 2, last at Akron (11/18/14)
50-Yard Receptions: 2, last at Akron (11/18/14)
Games With 2+ Touchdowns: 1, at Vanderbilt (9/13/14)

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