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The Pumphrey-led Aztecs defeat Houston to win the 2016 Las Vegas Bowl, on December 17, 2016.
Antonio Rosales Career Stats
Physical offensive lineman who continues to get bigger ... Was the only returning starter on the offensive line coming into the season and the only offensive lineman with a start ... Teammates call him "Chief."
SENIOR SEASON (2017)
Was named the team’s Most Inspirational Player and was awarded the Dr. R. Hardy/C.E. Peterson Memorial Trophy (captain’s award) ... Was named a captain by his teammates ... Was named a preseason first-team all-Mountain West selection by Lindy’s Sports, and a second-team pick by both Athlon Sports and Phil Steele Magazine ... Lindy’s also had him as the “Best Run Blocker in the Mountain West” ... Started seven of the eigiht games he appeared in, missing five with a nagging ankle injury and only playing one snap at Hawai’i ... Started the opener against UC Davis, his 15th consecutive start at right guard, where he was named to the MW Pro Football Focus Team of the Week ... Also started at Arizona State, against No. 19/19 Stanford and at Air Force ... Missed the Northern Illinois game with an ankle injury, snapping his streak of 18 consecutive starts ... Started once again at UNLV and against Boise State ... Missed the Fresno State game with the lingering ankle injury ... Was expected to miss the Hawai’i game, but played one snap early in an emergency situation ... Did not play at San José State, vs. Nevada off a bye or vs. New Mexico ... Started against Army West Point in the Armed Forces Bowl, but only played a handful of snaps.
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.