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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 2014 »
1 DeJay Lester WR
2 Carson Coffman QB
3 Marco Thomas WR
4 Tramain Thomas DB
6 Jason Simpson DB
7 Darius Reynolds WR
8 De'Mon Glanton DB
9 Mervin Brookins DB
10 Brian Reader QB
11 Wayne Dorsey DL
12 Mike Williams DB
14 Ross Gornall K
17 Matangi Tonga LB
19 Julian Williams WR
20 Devon Dace DB
21 Ter'Ran Benton DB
44 Jarvis Reed DL
45 Derik Steiner FB
52 Frank Trotter DL
53 Mike Lewis DL
56 Tray Allen OL
57 Darnell Carter DL
62 Chuck Curry OL
70 Jayson Palmgren OL
72 Anthony Parker OL
77 Mike Garrity OL

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Schedule

03/15/14 @ SPO L 35-64
03/24/14 @ POR W 40-36
04/04/14 @ CLE L 47-54
04/12/14 vs. SAT W 63-62
04/19/14 vs. LAK W 31-12
04/27/14 @ PHI L 55-60
05/03/14 @ SAT W 62-52
05/10/14 vs. JAX L 48-68
05/17/14 vs. CLE L 46-63
05/24/14 @ NOV W 51-41
05/31/14 vs. ORL W 58-48
06/07/14 @ CLE L 49-86
06/14/14 vs. TAM L 56-62
06/20/14 @ PITT L 27-57
06/28/14 vs. PHI L 48-84
07/14/14 @ ORL L 33-66
07/19/14 vs. PITT L 56-59
07/26/14 vs. SAN T 0-0