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Rob Riederer
33   Rob Riederer

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Holton, Kan.

High School:
Holton

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 217

Position:
Linebacker

Experience:
RS


04/11/2013

Conference USA Announces Commissioner's Honor Roll

Hurricane has 198 student-athletes honored

Tulsa -- Was one of several freshmen to sit out last year . . . signed with Tulsa in the class of 2012 . . . gray-shirted during the fall of 2012, and joined the team in January 2013 . . . has been hampered by injuries . . . an intelligent player . . . adds depth to the linebacker corps.

High School -- Was a three-year letterwinner at Holton High School . . . started three years on offense at running back and his final two seasons on defense at linebacker . . . was on teams that posted a three-year record of 30-4 . . . collected 121 tackles in his senior season, while rushing for 649 yards and seven TDs . . . had 17 tackles in a 37-30 season-opening win over Topeka as a senior . . . earned Class 4A all-state honors by the Topeka Capital Journal and Wichita Eagle . . . 8th-ranked Kansas prospect by Rivals.com . . . received a Rivals.com three-star rating . . . also earned all-league accolades . . . totaled 75 tackles as a junior from his linebacker position, while rushing for 360 yards and eight TDs on offense . . . had 107 carries for 623 yards and 12 touchdowns as a sophomore . . . chosen to play in the International Bowl as a member of the US Under-19 National Team . . . also lettered three years in track and two years in wrestling . . . high school football coach was Brooks Barta.

Personal -- Enjoys watching "ESPN SportsCenter" and "Shark Tank" . . . his favorite movie is Remember the Titans . . . favorite sports to watch besides football is basketball and track & field . . . favorite book is The Great Gatsby . . . his craziest ambition is to become the youngest General Manager in NFL history . . . a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes . . . parents are Russ and Mary Ann Riederer . . . his father played football at Kansas State from 1975-79 . . . his father is also retired College and NFL strength coach with stops at Kansas State, Purdue, Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears . . . majoring in finance . . . born Sept. 25, 1993 in Lake Forest, Illinois. (pronounced Reader)