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Matt Rothrock


Sinking Spring, Pa.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 280



Matt  Rothrock


Football Celebrates 2017 Season at Annual Banquet

Seniors highlight award winners


38 Student-Athletes Named to Academic Honor Roll

Three Leopards finish with perfect 4.0 GPA's


Nine Leopards Earn All-Patriot League Football Honors

Lafayette places five on the first team and four on the second


Sacred Heart Rushes Past Leopards in Home Opener

O'Malley throws for 276 yards and three touchdowns


Football Opens 136th Season at Monmouth

Lafayette vs. Monmouth game notes


Lafayette vs. Lehigh -- No. 153

Photos by Rick Smith


Lafayette vs. Colgate

Photos from Lafayette football vs. Colgate (11/11/17)


Lafayettte vs. Bucknell

Photos by Rick Smith


Lafayette vs. Fordham

Photos by Rick Smith


Lafayette at Holy Cross

Photos by Lafayette Athletics Communications

2017: Started every game at defensive tackle...returned to All-Patriot League form as a second-team honoree after missing entire 2016 season...recipient of the Leopard Award as a leader of the team...started 33 of 41 games in his career...made 26 tackles with three tackles for loss...had at least one tackle in 10 of 11 games, including a career-high six stops vs. Sacred Heart (9/9).

2016: Sat out the entire season after sustaining an injury during training camp...served as a team captain.

2015: All-Patriot League Second-Team selection at defensive tackle...earned team Defensive Line MVP honors...started all 11 games...totaled 27 tackles for the season...finished with a career-high six tackles against Bucknell (10/31)...Patriot League Academic Honor Roll selection with a 3.33 GPA.

2014: Started every game at defensive tackle...managed 23 tackles with three tackles for loss and a sack...recorded a stop in 10 games and two or more tackles in seven contests...had a season-high four tackles vs. Holy Cross (10/25).

2013: Appeared in eight games, registering six tackles on the season.

AT WILSON: Named the two-time Lancaster-Lebanon League Defensive Lineman of the Year...selected as Lancaster-Lebanon League Outstanding Lineman of the Year...named two-time All-Lancaster Lebanon League Section 1 First Team defensive end and tight end...selected as Third Team All-State AAAA at tight end and All-Berks First Team at tight end...selected to play in the PSFCA East-West All-Star Game...honor roll student who was named to the All-Academic Team all three years in high school football career...made 72 solo tackles, 6.0 sacks, two passes defended, one fumble recovery and one forced fumble as a senior...corralled five receptions for 94 yards, (18.8 yards per catch and 6.3 yards per game) in a junior, made 21 catches for 231 yards and three touchdowns...made 53 solo tackles, two sacks, two passes defended, two fumble recoveries, two forced fumbles in his junior campaign.

PERSONAL: High school teammate of former Leopard quarterback Zach Zweizig '15 . . . father played football at Maryland under Bobby Ross . . . son of Mark and Jodi Rothrock . . . has a younger brother, Nick . . . born 3/15/95.