TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - One of Southern Arizona’s best football players won’t be on the field when the season starts this week.
Canyon del Oro junior running back Stevie Rocker suffered a leg injury Wednesday night in a scrimmage against Walden Grove.
Dorados head coach Dusty Peace says Rocker will miss CDO’s season opener Thursday night against Flowing Wells.
Rocker had a fabulous initial varsity season as a sophomore in 2018 rushing for 1,163 yards and 12 touchdowns. This despite missing one full game and almost all another game due to injury.
The three-star prospect enters this season ranked #10 in the state of Arizona in 2021 (247 Sports).
He currently holds college offers from Arizona, California, Nevada and BYU.
The Dorados are coming off a 7-4 season, losing as the 10th seed to Glendale Cactus (37-26) in the 1st round of the Conference 4A state playoffs.