2012 Game By Game
Southern Miss: Started the season opener at defensive tackle, his third career start.. produced three tackles on the day, including one solo... added a TFL for a one-yard loss. UCLA: Produced one tackle against the Bruins. Arkansas State: Did not play against the Red Wolves. Idaho State: Did not play against the Bengals. Wisconsin: Saw time off the bench against the Badgers, but did not record any stats. Ohio State: Produced three tackles off the bench, tying his season high. Northwestern: Did not play against the Wildcats. Michigan: Saw time off the bench at defensive tackle and totaled one tackle... helped hold the Wolverines to 95 yards rushing. Michigan State: Finished the game with two tackles off the bench. Penn State: Came off the bench to record one tackle. Minnesota: Saw time as a reserve at defensive tackle... helped hold the Gophers to 177 yards of total offense... the fewest by a Nebraska opponent this season. Iowa: Saw significant time at defensive tackle following an injury to starter Baker Steinkuhler... made the most of his opportunity with a career-high six tackles... doubled his previous career high of three tackles against Southern Miss in the 2012 season opener and against South Carolina in last season’s Capital One Bowl. Wisconsin (Big Ten Championship): Played in his 20th career game and made his fifth career start... finished the game with one tackle. Georgia (Capital One Bowl): Came off the bench to produce one solo tackle and one QB hurry.
2011 (Redshirt Freshman) Rome played in 10 games, with starts against Michigan State and Minnesota. He missed the Northwestern game with an injury, but returned for the final four games. Rome finished the year with 13 tackles, including a one-yard sack in the fourth quarter against Ohio State. Rome had a season-high three tackles against South Carolina and added two tackles each against Wisconsin and Michigan. He added a quarterback hurry and a breakup.
2010 (Redshirt) Rome joined the NU program in January, then went on to redshirt in the fall. He added depth in the defensive line.
Before Nebraska (Rock Bridge HS)
Rome was a dominant defensive force for Rock Bridge High School, and his decision to attend NU marked the seventh straight year the Huskers had at least one signee from the state of Missouri. Rome racked up 74 tackles, 15 tackles for loss and seven sacks as a senior in 2009. His play helped Rock Bridge and Coach A.J. Ofodile to a 5-5 record in 2009.
As a junior, Rome recorded 77 tackles, including 41 unassisted stops, while adding four sacks and four fumble recoveries. Rome was named a first-team Class 6 all-state pick in both 2008 and 2009. Rome was widely regarded as one of the top five prospects in Missouri. He only visited Nebraska, but he had offers from dozens of schools, including Oklahoma State, Missouri, Oklahoma and Florida.
Chase is the son of Wade and Kathleen Rome and was born on Jan. 16, 1992. He is a sociology major. Rome has taken part in Nebraska’s local hospital visits.
Rome's Career Stats
Single-Game Highs » Tackles - 6 at Iowa (2012) » Solo Tackles - 2, vs. South Carolina (2012 Capital One Bowl)
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