Da’Rick Rogers has 303 receiving yards — and Tennessee Tech loses

darick-rogers-amy-smotherman.JPGKNOXVILLE, Tennessee — Tennessee’s receiving corps seems to be doing fine without him, but wouldn’t it be fun to see Da’Rick Rogers play every down with Justin Hunter?

Check out the latest exploits of the former Vol below.


[<a href=”http://knoxblogs.com/evanseleven/wp-content/uploads/sites/7/2012/09/in-double-ot-loss-former-tennessee-player-breaks-r” target=”_blank”>View the story “In double OT loss, former Tennessee player breaks records” on Storify</a>]<h1>In double OT loss, former Tennessee player breaks records</h1><h2>Golden Eagles fall to Southeast Missouri 41-38</h2><p>Storified by Evan Woodbery &middot; Sun, Sep 23 2012 00:47:00</p><div>What’s the worst job in the world? How about being a cornerback in the FCS assigned to guard Da’Rick Rogers, an elite receiver who finds himself playing lower-division ball for one season before making an expected jump to pro football.<br></div><div>Rogers, who led the SEC in receiving last year with Tennessee, has already made an impact on Tennessee Tech, his new team.<br></div><div>He caught 18 passes for 303 yards — both&nbsp;<a href=”http://knoxblogs.com/evanseleven/wp-content/uploads/sites/7/2012/09/9_22_semo_recap” class=””>school and personal records</a>&nbsp;– and scored two touchdowns Saturday. He’s reached the end zone in four consecutive games with Tech.</div><div>Ttusports</div><div>Oddly, Arkansas receiver Cobi Hamilton <i>also </i>finished with 303 yards and the Razorbacks <i>also </i>lost.</div><div>Cobi Hamilton has set the school record for receiving yards in a game with 303 #WPS #GoHogsRazorback Football </div><div>Neither Hamilton nor Rogers broke national records Saturday night. They didn’t even crack <a href=”http://knoxblogs.com/evanseleven/wp-content/uploads/sites/7/2012/09/arkansas-hamilton-tennessee-techs-rogers-set-school-records-with-303-yards-receiving” class=””>the top 10</a>.</div><div>Rogers was suspended indefinitely and eventually transferred from Tennessee just before the Vols’ season opener against North Carolina State. Rogers later admitted to failing drug tests.</div><div>UT should’ve got that man some clean pee. RT @wesrucker247: Former Vol Da’Rick Rogers tonight for Tenn Tech: 12 catch, 258 yd, 2 TD. At HALFGary Parrish</div><div>Follow me on <a href=”https://twitter.com/tennesseebeat” class=””>Twitter</a>.</div>