REDSHIRT FRESHMAN YEAR (2012)
One of the nation's top freshmen, he was one of just 16 players selected to the Jerry Rice Award Watch List ... Honored as a third-team all-conference choice ... Appeared in all 11 games and earned nine starts ... Finished the season with 72 tackles, 4.0 tackles for a loss, a forced fumble and three PBUs ... Recorded 11 tackles and 1.5 TFL in the season opener at Maryland ... Posted a career-high 13 tackles and 0.5 TFL at James Madison ... Recorded nine stops, 1.5 TFL and a PBU against Lafayette ... Registered eight tackles, 0.5 TFL and a forced fumble at Towson ... Honored as the CAA Rookie of the Week after totaling eight tackles and a PBU in the win against Georgia State ... Selected as the W&M QB Club Rookie of the Year ...
FRESHMAN YEAR (2011)
Redshirted as a scout team linebacker ...
Four-year letterwinner as a running back/linebacker for head coach John Barton at Hollidaysburg Area High School ... Chosen to the Pennsylvania Sports Writers Class 3A All-State Second Team in 2009 and 2010 ... Finished his career as HAHS's career record holder for touchdowns and points scored ... WPIAL All-Keystone Conference selection as a linebacker in 2010 ... Earned the team's Blanket Award for being the squad's most valuable player as a senior ... All Mountain Athletic Conference selection as a junior ... Named to the All-Mountain Athletic Conference as sophomore ... Also four-year letterman of the Hollidaysburg Area High School basketball team ... Participated in Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) ...
Son of Doug and Margaret Rhodes ... Father, Doug Rhodes, played football at Navy ... Cousin Justin Gildea currently plays football at Temple ... Majoring in kinesiology ... Member of Sigma Mu Sigma.