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#23 Rodney Gnat, DL

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Position: DL
Date of Birth: 03/16/1987
Height: 6' 3"   Weight: 253 lbs
College Experience: Louisville

Biography:
Gnat (6-3, 253) joined the Barnstormers last season as a rookie following 4 years at the University of Louisville. In 44 career games, he recorded 55 tackles and 11.5 sacks. Gnat had a breakout season as a senior in 2010, collecting 28 tackles and 8.5 sacks. He was named Big East player of the week following a 4.5 sack performance against Eastern Kentucky. A native of Jacksonville, Gnat was a three year starter and letter winner at Wolfson High School. 
 
Last y ear with Iowa, Gnat appeared in 16 games, recording 17 tackles, including 7 for a loss and a team high 5 sacks. He was named a team captain by Hohensee immediately following training camp for his intensity on the field along with his outstanding leadership skills.                                                                
 
Hobbies: Coaching, listening to music
Favorite TV Show: Sons of Anarchy
Favorite Musical Group:  Wu-Tang
Favorite Food:  Pizza
Least Favorite Food:  Liver
Favorite Sports Team:  Louisville
Favorite Athlete:  My brother, Stanely Gnat
When I first met Coach Hohensee, I thought:  Thank you for another chance to play
Greatest football moment so far: Orange Bowl win in 2006
Childhood football hero:  Reggie White
Pregame Ritual:  Hot shower, warm-up, call my brother
Most prized possession: cell phone
Other talent besides football:  I can play baseball
If I could meet anyone, it would be:  John Madden
Best thing about living in Iowa:  People are great!
 
 
2013 Game Statistics
Defense

GP Tackles Sacks INT BRKUP FF FR
8  10.0  1.5  0  4  0  1
      


2012 Game Statistics
Defense
GP Tackles Sacks INT BRKUP FF FR
 16  17.0  5.0  0  3  2  0

 
 
Barnstormers 2016 »
0 Mike Early DB
0 Rocco Manfre OL
2 Ranier Rackley RB
3 Lemans Casimier WR
7 Matt Goldsmith DB
10 Taylor Genuser QB
11 Brady Roland WR
15 Josh Gable K
21 TJ Simmons DB
22 Kelvin Gilkey DB
50 Ryan Smith DL
52 Will Harris OL
77 Tyler Ahrens OL
99 Brett Park DL

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Schedule

02/28/15 @ CRT L 20-51
03/16/15 @ AXE W 38-26
03/22/15 @ GB L 46-47
03/27/15 @ DAN L 50-76
04/11/15 vs. GB W 75-64
04/18/15 vs. DAN L 16-33
04/25/15 @ SFS L 11-87
05/02/15 vs. SFS L 24-55
05/08/15 @ WOL W 20-17
05/16/15 vs. CRT L 46-50
05/30/15 vs. WF W 29-25
06/06/15 vs. AXE W 76-26
06/13/15 @ TC L 39-42
06/20/15 vs. GB W 38-32