September 19, 2003

Perfect Citizen Makes Mark On, Off Field

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Senior defensive captain Kevin Rooney is the type of person you can’t say enough about. Head coach Tim Pendergast was at least willing to try.

“With all due respect to any other student-athletes on this campus, because we’ve got a lot of great ones: This is my 24th year coaching college football and to my knowledge, I don’t ever recall meeting a finer individual in terms of student-athletes,” the coach said about his veteran defensive end.

The compliment is obviously a huge one and it is undeniably well deserved. Rooney’s r