A mid-semester transfer from Alabama, Jeremy came in to battle Ryan Baldwin and Tim Doty for time behind the plate... Had to resolve some eligibility questions, but was expected to be cleared in time for the team’s first few games... Considered by the coaches as the team’s best defensive catcher... He is outstanding in the catch-and-throw... Continues to get better at the plate.
at university of alabama (fall 2001)
Enrolled with the intent to play baseball at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Ala. ... Opted to leave during the fall semester... Coached by Jim Wells.
at seminole state college (2000-01)
A two-year starter and letterwinner as a catcher at Seminole State Community College in Seminole, Okla. ... Helped the Trojans to a 44-18 record in 2001... Compiled a .283 batting average in 60 games with 49 runs scored on 55 hits with 44 RBIs a sophomore... Collected 24 extra-base hits, including 13 home runs, which ranked second on the team... Tallied a .546 slugging percentage and a .442 on-base percentage... Posted a .224 batting average as a freshman with 10 home runs and eight doubles... Coached by Lloyd Simmons.
at morris high school
A four-year letterwinner in baseball at Morris High School in Morris, Okla. ... A four-year starter as a catcher... Earned All-State accolades as a senior in 1999... Named the Morris News’ Baseball Player of the Year as both a junior and senior... Selected as the most valuable player of the Four-Star Conference... Three times honored to the All-Four Star Conference team... Holds the career record for RBIs (102) and the single-season mark for home runs (13) at Morris... Threw out 89 percent of runners during his career... Posted a .468 batting average with 56 RBIs as a senior... Collected 24 extra-base hits, including 15 doubles and six home runs... Registered a .450 batting average as a junior with 49 RBIs and 12 home runs... Named to the Lloyd Simmons All-Star and Tri-County All-Star teams as a senior and to the Junior Sunbelt Classic team as a junior... Selected to the McDonald’s All-State baseball game as a senior... Twice named the team’s most valuable player... Twice named the team’s offensive player of the year and three times the defensive player of the year... Lettered two years in football... Received the Presidential Academic Award... Was a member of the Oklahoma Honor Society... Coached in baseball by Eddie York.
(Full name: Jeremy Alan Rogers) was born Feb. 16, 1981, in Muskogee, Okla. … He is the son of Tracy and Judy Rogers... Has two sisters, Brittany and Misty... Is planning a major in business administration.