2018 (Freshman): Played in all 11 of the team’s games with five starts in the defensive secondary … Finished with 27 total tackles including 19 solo stops … Made his collegiate debut and recorded his first career tackle against Newberry (Sept. 1) … Made his first career start at Samford (Oct. 6), finishing with three tackles and his first career interception … Posted a career-high eight tackles including six solo stops against Chattanooga (Oct. 13) … Forced a fumble to accompany six tackles in the triple-overtime thriller at ETSU (Oct. 27).
Prior to Western Carolina: Was an all-state, all-area, and all-region 5-A selection as a senior … Selected to play on the North Team roster in the Touchstone Energy North-South game … Invited to the Blue-Grey All-American Bowl in 2015 ... High school coach was Reggie Shaw.
Personal: Full name is Ashton Jermaine Rogers, but prefers to go by A.J. … Is the son of Lateshia and Ashton Rogers Sr. … Has four older siblings, two brothers
Tackles: 8, CHATTANOOGA (10/13/18)
Interceptions: 1, at Samford (10/6/18)
Fumbles Forced: 1, at ETSU (10/27/18)