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Brian Roche
#84 | Tight End | Demons Roster

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Through 2001 Regular Season
Regular 7 34 4.9 11 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Position: TE
How Acquired: T1-00
Last Team: Kansas City (NFL)
San Jose State ’95
NFL Games/Starts: 22-1

Career: Contended for a place on an NFL roster in each of the last five seasons and was one of Demons’ first targeted commodities since XFL player procurement procedures were adopted …. Was the 81st player selected in the 1996 NFL draft as San Diego’s third-round pick …. Member of first 11 players to join the San Francisco roster via territorial protection as a San Jose State alum …. Reached the covet 100-catch mark as a collegian and played in 22 games with two NFL clubs in career …. Aspirations for law school following undergraduate days have turned to career in acting and other business opportunities. 2000: Went to training camp with Dallas, then accepted Demons’ invitation to be an XFL pioneer and one of top tight ends in the league. 1998: Had two separate stints with Chiefs in 1998, a six-game stretch early in the season and a four-game recall in December …. Played in four games that season, starting for the only time in his career against Dallas in a two-tight end offense …. Did not catch a pass that year, but was the only player able to block a Dallas punt in the 1990s, accomplishing that feat in a December meeting at Kansas City …. Also took the field that season at Oakland in short-yardage situations, one of three games vs. the Raiders in his career …. Sat out the 1999 campaign after an injury in Chiefs’ training camp. 1996-97: Saw action in 18 games over two seasons with San Diego, including significant duty as a rookie …. Played mostly on special teams in 1997, a season that ended prematurely with a sprained left knee against San Francisco in November …. Hauled down 13 passes for 111 yards in first professional season, taking part in 13 games in 1996 …. Also credited with two tackles on special teams …. Caught a career-high three passes in both games against Denver in 1996. College: As a senior, earned second-team all-America honors from Associated Press and Football News and was a first-team all-Big West Conference selection after latching on to 66 passes for 729 yards and five touchdowns …. Was the first tight end in San Jose State history to exceed the 50-catch mark in one season and ranked second nationally among players at his position in receiving and 14th overall …. Started 22 of 33 games and finished with 101 catches for 1,176 yards and seven scores …. Attended Cal Poly-SLO as a freshman.

Personal: Born May 5, 1973 in Downey, Calif. …. Attended Damien HS in LaVerne, Calif. …. Majored in communications and pre-law …. Father Terry is the head coach at Diamond Bar HS and has recorded two unbeaten seasons along with state titles and a No. 2 national ranking …. Currently resides in San Diego.

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