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"The whole situation was I didn't get qualified until late, so basically I came up here and talked to Coach McCarney and we came to an agreement," Rock said.
Rock arrived in
"Coach McCarney, he's a great guy and I would love to play for him," Rock said.
quarterback/defensive back transferred from
"I actually came down here my sophomore year for camp so I got to know [Coach McCarney] there and over a period of time I got to know what he was like," Rock said.
Rock will play cornerback for the Cyclones, even though he passed for 2,050 yards and 26 touchdowns as junior; he also rushed for 475 yards and five touchdowns.
In his senior campaign, Rock moved to defensive back, where he racked up 30 tackles, 24 of which were solo.
His honors include first-team Star Tribune All-Metro and second-team All-State by the St. Paul Pioneer Press and Associated Press.
"That was the main thing also, being close to my family," he said.