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Rakeem Nunez-Roches
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Rakeem Nunez-Roches

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Dangriga, Belize

High School:
Central (Ala.) HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 305

Position:
DL

Experience:
3L

09/05/2014

Golden Eagles Open Home Schedule Saturday against Alcorn State

Southern Miss and Alcorn State kickoff at The Rock at 6 p.m.

08/06/2014

First Day of Two-a-Day Workouts for Eagles Wednesday

The Golden Eagles return to practice Thursday morning at 8.

07/22/2014

Nunez-Roches Set for Facebook Chat

Rakeem Nunez-Roches will take part in a Facebook chat as part of the 2014 Facebook summer series.

07/17/2013

Golden Eagles Picked 5th in C-USA East Division

Nunez-Roches has been chosen All-Conference by the C-USA office.

04/05/2013

Southern Miss Goes Through First Spring Scrimmage of Monken Era

Coach Monken continues to rave about the effort of his squad.

09/13/2014

Football vs Bama

Football vs Bama

09/06/2014

Football vs Alcorn

football vs Alcorn

08/30/2014

Football vs MS State

Football vs MS State

08/30/2014

Southern Miss vs. Mississippi State

Southern Miss vs. Mississippi State

08/31/2013

Golden Eagles Fall in Season Opener

Rickey Bradley catches seven passes for 193 yards in 22-15 loss to Texas State.

All-Conference USA (2012 - Honorable Mention)

2013 (Junior): Played and started first two games of the season before being sidelined with a season-ending injury ... Earned a medical redshirt ... Recorded eight tackles on the year (two solo, six assisted) with a half a tackle for loss ... Had a season-high five tackles in the season-opener against Texas State ... Also had three stops at No. 22 Nebraska.

2012 (Sophomore): Named All-Conference USA (Honorable Mention) ... Started 11 games on the interior defensive line and appeared in all 12 contests ... Did not start the UTEP game which was Senior Night for the Golden Eagles ... Tallied 37 total tackles (22 solo, 15 assisted) with six tackles for loss and one sack ... Forced one fumble and blocked a kick.

2011 (Freshman): Appeared in six games ... Earned Conference USA All-Freshman team accolades ... Tallied a pair of stops including 1.5 tackles for loss.

High School: Three-star defensive lineman by ESPN, as well as earning two stars from both Rivals.com and Scout.com ... Played for coach Woodrow Lowe at Central (Ala.) High School ... Picked Second-Team All-Area by the Opelika-Auburn News and was an Alabama Top 50 player, ranking No. 39, by the Tuscaloosa News ... Helped team finish 9-2 in 2010 and captured the Region 3 6A Championship ... Tallied 132 career tackles to go along with 17 sacks and four forced fumbles ... Also played basketball and baseball ... Earned All-State accolades in basketball and voted best pitcher in baseball.

Personal: Full name is Rakeem Nathan Nunez-Roches ... Son of Nancy Nunez ... Has a brother, Raul Roches, and two sisters Reesheda and Rashada ... Born on July 3, 1993 in Dangriga, Belize ... Majoring in biological sciences.

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