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… BIG SKY CONFERENCE FALL ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM… Played in all 11 games as a sophomore transfer… Served as the team’s primary field goal and PAT kicker… Finished 46-47 in point after attempts and 8-11 in field goals… Led the team in points with 70, including a season-high 12 points versus North Dakota… Went 7-7 in field goals from 20-29 yards… His longest field goal came during the Homecoming game against Cal Poly at 31-yards and proved to be the winning point-margin… Kicked off twice, one for 65 yards against Southern Utah and another for 27 yards at Sacramento State.

AMERICAN RIVER COLLEGE: 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... Helped team to 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, first in the ATH category (2013) then as a kicker (2014)... Played for head coach Greg Benzel... Set school records for passing rating, field goals and touchbacks... Voted MVP of Great American Rivalry Series... Hit 6-for-8 in field goals with a long of 45 yards, and compiled 38 touchbacks on kickoffs 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, later discovered to be caused by a non-cancerous tumor in his leg... Became one of the area's most inspirational stories, as he went from a wheelchair to seven weeks in crutches to making an emotional return to the Thunder basketball team... Selected as school's Male Athlete of the Year... Graduated with 4.2 grade-point average, earning National Football Foundation & College Football Hall of Fame Scholar Athlete Award.... Also played for volleyball team as a freshman and a junior.


PERSONAL: Born in Antelope, Calif.... Parents are Michael & Erin O'Rourke... Coached for Rocklin Little Thunder Basketball Camp and Rocklin Jr. Thunder Football... Volunteered over 200 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