Max O'Rourke
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Max  O'Rourke

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Rocklin, Calif.

High School:
Rocklin HS '15

Last College:
American River College

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 170

Position:
K/P

Major:
Communication


01/22/2018

Fourteen Aggies earn All-Academic accolades

UC Davis fills up Big Sky’s annual award list

11/08/2017

Aggies host Southern Utah in home finale

Pregame ceremony will honor program's 14 seniors; halftime event will feature Ken O'Brien as he becomes the first member of the Aggie Pride Wall

11/07/2017

Max O'Rourke named to Fred Mitchell Award watch list

Sophomore is one of 41 student-athletes vying for national kicking award

10/28/2017

Aggies celebrate Homecoming with rivalry victory

Golden Horseshoe trophy returns home thanks to thrilling game in front of fourth-highest crown in Aggie Stadium's history

10/08/2017

Aggies drop heartbreaker to No. 10 Eagles, 41-38

UC Davis battles one of the top teams, and offenses in the nation in back-and-forth thriller

2017: FRED MITCHELL AWARD WATCH LIST SELECTION... BIG SKY CONFERENCE ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM... Played in all 11 games as a sophomore transfer... Finished hit 46 of 47 extra point attempts and eight of 11 field goals... Led the team in points with 70, including a season-high 12 versus North Dakota (9/30)... His 31-yard field goal in the Aggies' Homecoming game/Battle for the Golden Horseshoe against Cal Poly (10/28) was the margin of victory that night.

AMERICAN RIVER COLLEGE (2016): First-team All-Nor-Cal League pick as a redshirt freshman... Finished 9-for-13 in field goals, 36-for-42 in PATs for 63 points... Also saw time at quarterback, completing 6 of 7 passes for 51 yards and a TD against CCSF... Led team to a 10-3 record and state championship... Played for head coach Jon Osterhout.

BOISE STATE: Redshirted in 2015.


ROCKLIN HS '15: Twice earned All-Sierra Foothill League first-team honors (2013 and '14)... Played for head coach Greg Benzel... Set school records in passing rating, field goals and touchbacks... Voted MVP of the Great American Rivalry Series... Finished 6 of 8 field goals, with a long of 45 yards, and earned 38 touchbacks in 2014... Completed 85 of 137 passes for 1,429 yards and 14 touchdowns in six games that year... Suffered a season-ending thigh injury in October, 2015, and later discovered it was caused by a non-cancerous tumor... Became one of the area's most inspirational stories with his recovery: at first, he could only move around by using a wheelchair, but within seven weeks, he received an emotional welcome by fans when he returned to athletic competition as a member of the Thunder's basketball team... Named Rocklin High School Male Athlete of the Year... Graduated with 4.2 grade-point average, earning National Football Foundation and College Football Hall of Fame Scholar Athlete Award... Also played for RHS' volleyball team as a freshman and a junior.


PERSONAL: Born in Antelope, Calif.... Parents are Michael and Erin O'Rourke... Served as a coach for Rocklin Little Thunder Basketball Camp and Rocklin Jr. Thunder Football... Invested over 200 hours of community service hours at RHS.


Year GP FGM-FGA PCT 01-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50-59 Long BLK XP-XPA PTS
2017 11 8-11 .727 0-0 7-7 1-2 0-2 0-0 31 1 46-47 70
Totals 11 8-11 .727 0-0 7-7 1-2 0-2 0-0 31 1 46-47 70