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UW This Season: Roueche will try his hand at defensive end this season after spending the last two years at linebacker for the Pokes. He is No. 2 at the left defensive end spot on the depth chart heading into 2012.
2011: Roueche appeared in four games in 2011 and had two tackles, one versus TCU and the other versus Air Force.
2010: Roueche did not appear in any games during the 2010 season.
High School: Roueche was selected First Team All-State Class 4A by The Denver Post following his senior season, and was a Second Team All-State 4A pick by the Rocky Mountain News. Roueche made 75 tackles and nine sacks from his linebacker position his senior season at Niwot High School. As a team captain, he led Niwot to the 4A State Playoffs in 2008. Roueche also rushed for 500 yards as a senior. His junior season, he recorded 70 tackles, eight sacks and one interception, while rushing for 200 yards on offense. A three-year starter, he was credited with 50 tackles and seven sacks as a sophomore. An outstanding two-sport athlete, Roueche was also elected a team captain in basketball his senior year, where he was averaging 14.2 points and seven rebounds per game midway through his senior season. He played for head football coach Ron Tesone at Niwot High.
Personal: Born March 30, 1991, he is the youngest of three children of Jill and Dana Roueche. His father ran track at UMass and his sister, Jenni, played basketball at Niagara. His other sister is Ashley. He was also recruited by Colorado State and Kansas State. Roueche is studying sociology at UW.