53  Rory Pederson
Rory Pederson

RS Senior

Monroe, N.C.

High School:
Forest Hills HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 295



25 Catamounts Named Fall Academic All-Conference

Cross Country's Morgan Turner maintains perfect 4.0

Notes: Ended his playing career early after suffering multiple concussions in 2011 season and 2012 spring.

2011 (Redshirt Junior): Saw action in eight games, all off the bench along the offensive line ... Named to the 2011 Southern Conference Fall Academic All-Conference team.

2010 (Redshirt Sophomore): Started all 10 of the games in which he saw action including seven games at offensive left guard, one at left tackle and two at right tackle ... Missed the season finale at Elon with a foot injury.

2009 (Redshirt Freshman): Saw action in two games mostly on special teams.

2008 (Freshman): Redshirted.

Prior to Western: Earned All-County and honorable mention All-Rocky River Conference accolades as a prep on the offensive line ... Also partcipated in track & field during his senior year, earning All-County accolades in the shot put and discus ... Was also All-Rocky River Conference in the shot put.

Personal: Is the son of Curt and Tamara Pederson ... His dad, Curt, played collegiate football at the University of Pittsburgh ... Has a twin brother, Nolan.

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