2012 Intro: Anthony Rook

GREENVILLE, N.C. --- Inside Carolina profiles junior Anthony Rook, a 6-foot-3, 230-pound tight end from Rose High School.

Scouting Report

"He has good speed for his size [and] great hands," Rose head coach Todd Lipe said. "More than once last year he made catches that I asked ‘How did he catch that ball.' [He had] a couple game saving catches that put is in the lead.

"He does a decent job run blocking – he needs to be a dominator, though, at the run block… He has that ability."

Prep Career

As a junior, Rook caught 19 passes for 315 yards and six touchdowns.

"Last year, we had a power offense," Rook said. "They did flex me out some and use me down the middle of the field. Hopefully this year, we'll pass more."

"We weren't always looking for him [as a receiver]," Lipe said. "But he's definitely there around the goal line."


Wake Forest recently extended Rook his first scholarship offer. He's also hearing from Duke, East Carolina, and North Carolina.

Rook has made one recruiting trip – Wake Forest's Junior Day.

This summer, Rook is considering camping at East Carolina, Georgia, UNC, and NC State.

"I'd like to decide before the end of the summer to focus on my season," Rook said.

Primarily because of the offer, Rook is leaning towards Wake Forest.

"I also like that [Wake Forest] is close to home and has good academics," Rook said.

Extra Notes

Rook is a Georgia fan and has family that lives in Atlanta… Rook's parents graduated from East Carolina.

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