Seniors will be honored in pre-game ceremony.
Utah vs. Colorado - November 25, 2011
AP Photos: Football vs. USC
UTAH: Michigan State transfer converted to tight end from defensive end ... was an important contributor on the defensive line before moving to tight end midway through the 2011 season ... became a starter in 2012.
2012-Played in 11 games with five starts ... missed the Washington State game with a concussion ... 10 receptions for 95 yards ... career-high 46 yards on two catches against Utah State ... also made two grabs against both Northern Colorado and Arizona ... caught a two-point conversion against Colorado.
2011-Played in 12 games with two starts, both at tight end ... moved from defensive end to tight end for the final six games of the season when injuries decimated Utah's tight ends ... starts were against Washington State and Georgia Tech in the Sun Bowl ... three catches for 48 yards all came in the final three games of the season ... 26-yard catch against Colorado ... 20-yard grab vs. Georgia Tech ... two tackles (Montana State and Washington).
PRIOR TO UTAH: Played in all 26 games in two seasons at Michigan State (2008 and 2009) ... participated in the 2009 Alamo Bowl and the 2010 Capitol One Bowl (both January games) ... played primarily on special teams as a freshman in 2008, while backing up at linebacker, and recorded nine tackles, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery ... named Spartan Special Teams Player of the Week vs. Northwestern after forcing a fumble on a kickoff and recovering the ball on the Wildcat 25-yard line ... as a sophomore defensive end in 2009, he recorded eight tackles, including 1.5 for a loss (9 yards), and two pass break-ups ... 7-yard sack with two tackles against Montana State ... played his high school ball in Ohio for Piqua High School, where he was a three-year starter ... Associated Press Division II first-team all-state and AP Southwest first-team all-district as a senior (second-team all-state his junior year) ... 2007 AP Southwest Ohio and conference Defensive Player of the Year ... tallied 117 tackles as a senior, with 28 resulting in losses including six sacks ... also intercepted three passes ... had 30 receptions for 540 yards (18.0 avg.) and six touchdowns ... team captain ... Piqua won the 2006 Division II state championship ... also lettered three years in basketball (two-year starter).
PERSONAL: Son of Brian Rolf and Makalita Kaufusi-Ofa ... four brothers and a sister ... brother Pete played at Ball State and now plays at Weber State ... first cousin of Ute offensive lineman Percy Taumoelau ... bachelor's degree in sociology ... full name is David Patrick Rolf (pronounced role-ph) ... born April 16, 1990.