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Michael Rocco
Quarterback / Athlete
6-3, 205 Forest, Va. (Liberty Christian Academy)

• 2009 Private Schools All-State second-team defensive back
• 2009 Private Schools All-State honorable mention quarterback
• 2009 Lynchburg News & Advance All-Area second-team defensive back
• 2009 Lynchburg News & Advance All-Arena honorable mention quarterback
• Ranked No. 109 quarterback in the nation by
• Ranked No. 109 quarterback in the nation by
• A four-year starter at Liberty Christian
• Passed for 2,066 yards, 24 touchdowns and rushed for seven scores as a junior in 2008
• Suffered a broken left arm and dislocated left wrist before the start of his senior season
• Returned for LCA’s final five regular season games and led the Bulldogs to the 2009 VIS state championship game, passing for 235 yards and three touchdowns, losing to another UVa quarterback signee, Jake McGee of Collegiate
• Uncle Danny Rocco is a former UVa assistant and current head football coach at Liberty
• Father Frank Rocco, Jr., is a former starting quarterback at Penn State
• Grandfather Frank Rocco, Sr., served as an assistant coach at Penn State under legendary Hall of Fame coach Joe Paterno
• Plays forward on the LCA basketball team
• Played for his father, Frank Rocco, at Liberty Christian
• Son of Leslie and Frank Rocco
• Brother Chris Rocco was an All-Big South Conference safety at Liberty
• Last name is pronounced Rock-o

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