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Name: Roland Rivers III (Transfer from Valdosta State)
College: Slippery Rock     Number: 14
Height: 6-2   Weight: 234
Position: QB  Pos2:
Class/Draft Year: Sr/2020

40 Low: 4.90
   40 Time: 4.99
  40 High: 5.08

> Projected Round:   Stock:   Projected High: FA  Low: Tryouts

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Height: 6016
Weight: 234

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Dates: 03/15/20 03/06/20@Villanova
Hand: 09 1/2  Arm: 34 1/4
Wingspan: 80

Height: 6016
Weight: 234
40 Yrd Dash: 4.99
20 Yrd Dash: 2.89
10 Yrd Dash: 1.80
225 Lb. Bench Reps: 
Vertical Jump: 27 1/2
Broad Jump: 08'04"
20 Yrd Shuttle: 4.62
3-Cone Drill: 7.64

-9 LBs/40 Time Range: 4.94-5.03
 

 



 Data Scout Notes: **2019: OPOYC/1stC...1st team All-PSAC West w/198-341-2721-28-12-58.1 pass, 137-597-4.4-7 rush in 12 gms in '18. Transferred from Valdosta State for '18. DNP due to injury in '17. 123-218-1312-13-8-56.4 pass, 99-301-3.0-3 rush in 9 gms in '16. 43-66-548-6



 Roland Rivers III, Slippery Rock, Player News


  Slippery Rocky quarterback Roland Rivers and Notre Dame (Ohio) running back Jaleel McLaughlin, both finalists for the Division II player of the year award, were selected to The Associated Press D-II All-America team. The team, presented by Regions Bank and released Wednesday, was selected by a panel of sports information directors and the AP. Rivers passed for 4,460 yards and 52 touchdowns to lead Division II this season. McLaughlin is D-II's leading rusher with 2,316 yards and 30 touchdowns. Both are among eight finalists for the Harlon Hill Trophy, the winner of which will be announced Friday. Minnesota State, which will play West Florida for the Division II championship, placed three players on the first team, tied with Tarleton State for the most of any school. Running back Nate Gunn, offensive lineman Evan Heim and receiver Shane Zylstra made the first team from Minnesota State. Tarleton State was represented on the first team by receiver Zimari Manning, defensive lineman B.J. Jefferson and defensive back Prince Robinson. - AP College Football

(DS#30 QB) Sr/2020 QB Roland Rivers IIISlippery Rock
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  2019 ALL-PSAC FOOTBALL WESTERN DIVISION FIRST TEAM (COACHES): QB Roland Rivers III, Slippery Rock, Sr., Ellenwood, Ga./Martin Luther King,...Rivers earns his second straight first team ALL-PSAC honor. He broke the SRU single-season record for touchdown passes with 40 and also set the SRU career touchdown passing record with 68 and counting. This season, he has completed 72.1 percent of his passes for 3,409 yards with 40 touchdowns and just six interceptions. He has also rushed for 591 yards and six touchdowns for 4,000 yards of total offense and 46 touchdowns. He is the only player in Division II with 4,000 yards of offense and is just 200 yards shy of breaking the SRU single-season record of 4,199 yards.

Rivers was named the MVP of the PSAC Championship game after throwing for 302 yards and four touchdowns in the win over Kutztown. He threw for 300 or more yards in seven games this season and threw for at least three touchdown passes in nine different games. Rivers ranks first among all players in the nation in total offense (4,000 yards), passing efficiency (192.7), passing touchdowns (40) and points responsible for (278), while ranking third in the nation in completion percentage (72.1) and passing yards (3,409). - Slippery Rock Football


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  2019 PSAC WEST OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR (COACHES): Roland Rivers III, Slippery Rock,...Rivers III is the fourth The Rock athlete to garner the award while it marks the sixth time Slippery Rock has boasted the winner. He is the first since 2013 (Nigel Barksdale). Rivers III has been electric all season and was named the MVP of the PSAC Championship after leading The Rock to a thrilling 37-35 win. The senior threw for 302 yards and rushed for 53 while amassing four touchdowns in the victory. Rivers III currently leads all of DII in touchdown passes (40), passing efficiency (192.70) and points responsible for per game (25.3). He is third in passing yards (3409). The senior has thrown at least four touchdowns passes on seven occasions and turned in a pair of six-touchdown efforts (Sep. 5 & Sept 21). He rushed for a season-high 135 yards in a win against Cal U (Nov. 2). - Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference Football

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  Five Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference Football teams were selected to participate in the NCAA DII Football Championship, the NCAA announced Sunday evening. Twelve first-round games will be conducted on the campus of one of the competing institutions. In addition, one team per super regional has earned a first-round bye. The first-round winners will all advance to the second round with games on the campus of one of the competing institutions. Second-round winners will meet in the quarterfinals at various campus sites. Quarterfinal winners will advance to play in the semifinals on the campus of one of the competing institutions. Seven teams selected per super regional make up the field of 28 teams. It marks the first time the league has boasted five postseason teams in the sport.

Slippery Rock (11-0) entered the week at No. 8 in the American Football Coaches’ Association Poll and earned the No. 1 seed in Super Region 1 and will receive a first-round bye. The Rock will participate in the postseason for the 10th time in school history and fifth time this decade. Coach Shawn Lutz’s team boasts the fifth-highest scoring offense in the country (46.9). Senior quarterback Roland Rivers III is third in the country in passing yards (3409). Slippery Rock won the PSAC title with a thrilling 37-35 win. The Rock will host the winner of IUP/Shepherd on Saturday, Nov. 30 in a second-round battle. - PSAC Football


(DS#30 QB) Sr/2020 QB Roland Rivers IIISlippery Rock
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  NOV 11 PSAC FOOTBALL WESTERN DIVISION OFFENSIVE ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Roland Rivers III, Slippery Rock (Sr./QB), Ellenwood, Ga./Martin Luther King,...Rivers III was nearly perfect in leading a dominant showing from No. 9 Slippery Rock in a 56-7 win at Gannon. He completed 20-of-26 passes (77%) for 293 yards and four touchdowns with no interceptions and finished his day with 308 total yards of offense in less than three quarters of work. Rivers also set the Slippery Rock single-season and career TD passing records with 36 TD passes in 10 games this year and 64 TD passes in just 22 games at The Rock. Slippery Rock improved to 10-0 for the first time in program history and became the first team since 2009 to go 7-0 in PSAC West play in back-to-back years. - PSAC Football

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  NOV 4 PSAC WESTERN DIVISION OFFENSIVE ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Roland Rivers III, Slippery Rock (Sr./QB), Ellenwood, Ga./Martin Luther King,...Rivers III accounted for 415 yards of offense and four touchdowns in leading Slippery Rock to the PSAC West title with a 31-28 win over Cal U. Rivers ran for 135 yards and 7.5 yards per carry against the nation's top ranked rushing defense as Cal entered the game allowing just 38.6 rushing yards per game. Rivers also threw for 280 yards and four TDs with no turnovers, in the process tying the SRU single-season (32) and career (60) TD passing records, despite playing just 21 games at The Rock so far. Slippery Rock is 9-0 for the first time since 1924. - Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference Football

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  SEPT 9 PSAC WESTERN DIVISION CO-OFFENSIVE ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Roland Rivers III, Slippery Rock (Sr./QB), Ellenwood, Ga./Martin Luther King,...Rivers accounted for 467 yards of total offense and seven touchdowns in No. 10 Slippery Rock's 62-37 road win at Wayne State. He completed 23-of-30 passes for career-highs of 405 yards and six touchdowns with no interceptions. He also rushed for 62 yards and one touchdown on just nine carries. He led the SRU offense to touchdowns on each of its first nine possessions of the game. - Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference Football

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  SEPT 23 PSAC WESTERN DIVISION OFFENSIVE ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Roland Rivers III, Slippery Rock (Sr./QB), Ellenwood, Ga./Martin Luther King,...Rivers III completed 21-of-26 passes for 339 yards with six touchdowns and no interceptions in limited work in a 49-0 win over Millersville. He played just one series of the second half. Rivers III also rushed for 37 yards to account for 376 yards of total offense. Through three weeks, Rivers is completing 76.7 percent of his passes for 1,113 yards with 16 touchdowns and no INT. - Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference Football

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  SEPT 10/WEEK 1 D2 FOOTBALL NATIONAL OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Roland Rivers, Quarterback, Slippery Rock,...Rivers had a career day in Slippery Rock's 62-37 win over Wayne State (Mich.)...He completed 23-of-30 passes for 405 yards and six touchdowns. He also added 62 yards rushing on nine attempts with another score, giving him 467 yards of total offense and seven touchdowns on the day. - D2Football.com

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  Slippery Rock has been tabbed the favorite to win the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference Football Western Division following the preseason poll as selected by the league's head coaches, the league office announced Monday. Slippery Rock garnered six of the eight possible first-place votes after claiming the Western Division in 2018 before advancing to the NCAA DII Football Quarterfinals. The Rock returns 11 starters on defense and are three wins shy of 600 overall as program.

Slippery Rock finished ranked No. 7 in the NCAA DII National Poll released by the American Football Coaches Association. The Rock returns first-team all-conference quarterback Roland Rivers III. Rivers III turned in 3,318 yards of total offense while amassing 35 touchdowns. Coach Shawn Lutz's defense stymied the rushing attack after holding teams to 140.6 yards per contest; which was second-lowest in the PSAC. The Rock have put together 10 consecutive winning seasons. - PSAC Football


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