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Kurt Rocco
No. 14     
Quarterback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-10-08) October 8, 1987 (age 32)
Place of birth: Cincinnati, Ohio
Career information
College: Mount Union
Undrafted in 2010
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Cleveland Gladiators (2011)
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Comp. / Att.     1,012 / 1,702
Passing yards     13,227
TDINT     267–62
QB rating     108.05
Rushing TD     29
Stats at ArenaFan.com

Kurt Rocco (born October 8, 1987) is a former American football quarterback who played for the Cleveland Gladiators and New Orleans VooDoo of the Arena Football League (AFL). He played college football at the University of Mount Union

College careerEdit

Rocco attended the University of Mount Union in Alliance, Ohio. He was a starting quarterback for the Raiders, leading them to the 2009 NCAA Division III National Championship game.[1] During his career, he threw for 42 touchdowns, 3,929 yards, and a completion percentage of 70.9.

Professional careerEdit

Cleveland GladiatorsEdit

After going undrafted in the 2010 NFL Draft, Rocco signed with the Cleveland Gladiators of the Arena Football League. He was the backup to John Dutton to begin the 2011 season, when Dutton tore his Achilles tendon in the team's season opener.[2] Rocco had 72 passing and 13 rushing touchdowns, with a 112.64 quarterback rating, as he guided the Gladiators to the AFL East Division Championship, and a Playoff berth in 2011.

New Orleans VooDooEdit

Rocco was assigned to the New Orleans VooDoo for the 2012 season. He had his best career stats in 2012, with 107 passing and 7 rushing touchdowns, with a 115.40 quarterback rating, as he helped the VooDoo clinch an AFL Playoff berth in 2012. Rocco played two more seasons (2013-14), finishing his AFL career with the Voodoo in 2014.

  • Rocco had a quarterback rating of 108.5 in his four seasons in the Arena Football League.

StatisticsEdit

Year Team Passing Rushing
Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Int Rtg Att Yds TD
2011 Cleveland 319 495 64.4 3,834 72 14 112.64 49 132 13
2012 New Orleans 391 647 60.4 5,329 107 17 115.40 33 57 7
2013 New Orleans 167 305 54.8 2,305 49 18 94.19 28 10 4
2014 New Orleans 135 255 52.9 1,759 39 13 91.94 16 16 5
Career 1,012 1,702 59.5 13,227 267 62 108.05 126 215 29

Stats from ArenaFan:[3]

ReferencesEdit

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