Justin Rogers, former Kentucky DL, announces SEC transfer commitment
Justin Rogers is staying in the SEC. The former Kentucky defensive lineman is headed to The Plains to play for Auburn.
Rogers shared the big news on Twitter.
Now it’s time for me to open a new chapter and with that being said, I want to thank Auburn University’s staff for me this opportunity. PS #5 #WDE #WarEagle #auburnnation #auburnfootball ???? #DetroitvsEverybody #Detroit pic.twitter.com/lIWJuVcWwr
— Justin Rogers (@AllAmerican52JR) January 12, 2023
Rogers heads to Auburn after 3 seasons with the Wildcats. He played in 33 games for Mark Stoops’ troops, recording 60 tackles and 3 sacks at UK.
The 6-3, 332-pound Rogers is coming off his most productive season in terms of tackles. In 13 games (12 starts), Rogers logged career-highs of 35 total tackles, including 9 solo stops during UK’s 2022 campaign. The 2021 season was Rogers’ best in terms of tackles for loss (2.5) and sacks (1.5).
Hugh Freeze’s staff has momentum on the recruiting trail, particularly in the transfer portal. Rogers is addition No. 12 for the Tigers from the portal.