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Antonio Rosales Career Stats
Physical offensive lineman who continues to get bigger ... Is the only returning starter on the offensive line and the only player on the line who has started a game ... Teammates call him “Chief.”
JUNIOR SEASON (2016)
Started all 14 games, the first 14 starts of his career ... According to Pro Football Focus, had the 10th-highest overall grade among guards in the country and the sixth-best run-blocker ... Made his first career start at right guard in the opener against New Hampshire ... Started again vs. California, at Northern Illinois, at South Alabama, against UNLV, at Fresno State, against San José State, at Utah State, against Hawai’i, at Nevada, at Wyoming, against Colorado State, at Wyoming in the MW Championship and vs. Houston in the Las Vegas Bowl.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2015)
Played in six games in a reserve role ... Made his first collegiate appearance vs. Fresno State ... Also saw time vs. Utah State, at Colorado State, against Wyoming, at UNLV and vs. Nevada.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2014)
Did not play during the 2014 campaign.
REDSHIRT SEASON (2013)
Utilized his redshirt season in 2013.
An offensive tackle who also spent time on the defensive line, helping lead Tucson Magnet High School to a 14-7 record over his final two years after going just 2-8 in 2010 ... A first-team all-Southern Arizona pick in 2012 after garnering second-team accolades in 2011 ... A three-star recruit by ESPN and 247Sports.com ... Also a two-star recruit by Rivals.com and Scout.com ... Rated as the 87th-best offensive tackle by 247Sports and 16th overall recruit in Arizona, while earning an 83 grade ... Received a scout grade of 71 by ESPN and was ranked 131st among all offensive tackles in the country and 19th overall in Arizona ... Scout had him as the 155th-best offensive tackle.
Picked the Aztecs early in the recruiting process with late interest from California, Boise State, Idaho, San José State and UNLV, among others ... Is majoring in social science.