Wyoming: Did not play in the season opener. Southern Miss: Came off the bench and saw time at cornerback, but did not record any stats. UCLA: Didn’t play against the Bruins. SDSU: Recovered a fumble that was forced by Charles Jackson late in the fourth quarter. Illinois: Saw time at cornerback off the bench... didn’t record any stats. Purdue: Came off the bench to help hold the Boilermakers to 184 yards passing. Minnesota: Didn’t play at Minnesota. Northwestern: Saw time off the bench, but didn’t record any stats. Michigan: Saw time off the bench, but didn’t record any stats.
Jonathan Rose will have his first opportunity to see action in a Nebraska uniform in 2013. The 6-1, 190-pound cornerback transferred from Auburn last fall and sat out the season per NCAA transfer guidelines. Rose joins a talented group of returning cornerbacks in bidding for playing time in the Husker secondary. Rose brings a long, athletic body to the position, giving him outstanding cover skills.
Rose saw action at Auburn as a true freshman in 2011, after being one of the nation’s top prep corners at Leeds (Ala.) High School.
Jonathan Rose redshirted the 2012 season after transferring from Auburn.
Before Nebraska (Auburn/Leeds HS)
Rose played in nine games as a true freshman at Auburn in 2011. He recorded two tackles on season, a pair of solo stops in a win over Ole Miss. Rose also saw the field against Florida Atlantic, South Carolina, Arkansas, Florida, LSU, Samford, Alabama and Virginia.
Before Auburn, Rose was one of the nation's top prep cornerbacks at Leeds High School in Leeds, Ala. He was named the nation's No. 3 cornerback, the No. 2 player from the state of Alabama and the No. 66 player nationally by Rivals.com as a senior. He was also rated as the No. 8 cornerback in the nation, the No. 3 recruit from Alabama and the No. 88 player overall nationally by 247Sports and was listed as No. 11 cornerback nationally by ESPN.com/Scouts Inc. Rose was also considered among the nation's top 20 cornerbacks by MaxPreps, Scout.com and SuperPrep.
Rose was named to the PrepStar Dream Team as the No. 53-ranked player in the nation, in addition to being selected as a SuperPrep All-American. He was selected to play for the East squad at the U.S. Army All-American Bowl following his senior season.
Locally, Rose was named to the Super 12 team and tabbed as the 2010 3A Back of the Year by the Alabama Sports Writers Association as a senior, when he was also No. 2 on the Birmingham News' list of the Alabama Super Seniors. Rose also participated in the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star game, breaking up three passes and intercepting another.
He finished fourth in the voting for Alabama Mr. Football as a senior, when he led Leeds to the Class 3A state title, returning an interception 84 yards for a touchdown and scoring on a 38-yard pass reception in the title game. He totaled 73 tackles and five interceptions during his senior year, after recorded 62 tackles with three interceptions and 29 pass break-ups as a junior. Rose also had six catches for an average of 237 yards (39.5 ypc) and four touchdowns as a junior, averaging 24.7 yards on punt returns and 38.3 yards on kickoff returns.
Jonathan Rose is the son of Charles and Felicia Rose. He was born on July 19, 1993.
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