Talented running back who has excellent size and speed ... status is questionable for 2009 season due to knee injury ... was a "red shirt" freshman in 2006.
2008 Season: Tigers’ second-leading rusher with 119 yards ... caught six passes for 26 yards ... appeared in 11 games and started four times ... made starts against Richmond, Coastal Carolina and Columbia in place of an injured Matt Castor ... also started at Villanova ... ran for 21 yards on five carries in season opener at Navy ... ran for career high 54 yards at Coastal Carolina on 22 carries ... also caught two passes for 10 yards at Coastal ... picked up 10 rushing yards at Richmond ... ran for nine yards on five carries at New Hampshire ... rushed for 33 yards on six carries in Tigers’ Spring Game in 2008.
2007 Season: Appeared in six games on special teams ... missed five games due to injury sustained at Massachusetts ... made three tackles on special teams ... injury hindered his progress.
At Mt. Olive High School/The Hun School: Attended Mt. Olive High School and The Hun School ... helped both schools win state championships ... gained over 2,000 yards and scored 40 TD’s during his career ... four-year starter ... a starter at running back and defensive back in 2004 when The Hun School went 8-1 and captured its first ever Mid-Atlantic Prep League title ... also ran track, posting a 10.9 in the 100 meter dash ... recorded a best of 21 feet, 9 inches in the long jump.
Personal: Lists father, Lee Rouson, as his favorite athlete ... father played seven seasons in the NFL, including six (1985-90) with the New York Giants and earned two Super Bowl rings ... father was a teammate of former Tiger All-American Sean Landeta on both Super Bowl teams ... father is the fourth all-time leading rusher at the University of Colorado ... lists his father as the person he most admires ... hobbies include reptiles ... favorite movie is "The Count of Monte Cristo" ... favorite actor is Jamie Foxx ... lists R. Kelly as his favorite musician ... had summer job working for UPS ... favorite food is anything cooked by his mother ... has two sisters and one brother ... does volunteer work at local church ... father is a preacher ... mother is a nurse who graduated from Rutgers ... son of Lee and Lisa Rouson ... born August 5, 1987 in Livingston, N.J.