Kumar Rocker is an American college baseball pitcher who plays for Vanderbilt Commodores. He wears the number 80 jersey and has been with his college baseball team for the past two years.
Kumar Rocker Bio & Family
The player was born on 22 November 1999 in Montgomery, Alabama to parents, Tracy and Lu Rocker. Kumar’s dad, Tracy, age 53 played college football at Auburn University and for NFL team. For now, he is the defensive line coach at the University of Tennessee. Likewise, his uncle, David was a defensive tackle with NFL team, Los Angeles Rams between 1991 to 1994. Similarly, Tracy got the role of a head football coach at Point University from 2013 to 2014.
Kumar went to North Oconee High School in Bogart, Georgia. The player stands at the height of 6 feet 4 inches (1.93 m) and weighs around 250 lbs.
Career & Stats
While attending his high school, during his junior 2017 season, his stats were 1.63 (ERA) with 68 strikeouts in 55 2⁄3 innings. Similarly, in the 2017 summer, he played in the Under Armour All-America Baseball Game and Perfect Game All-American Classic. Then he went to Vanderbilt University to play college baseball and was taken as the top 2018 MLB draft prospect.
Kumar Rocker in his Vanderbilt skit on 1 February 2019 (Picture: Kumar’s Instagram)
In June 2019, after throwing 19 strikeouts after, Vanderbilt beat Duke by 3-0, he became the first pitcher ever to throw a no-hitter in the Super Regional round of the NCAA Division I Baseball Championship.
Is Kumar Dating Anyone?
The 19-year-old has always been skeptical about uttering anything about his possible relationship. However, he is so absorbed playing for his college events, that refrains the player to enjoy dating.
Some Interesting Facts About Kumar Rocker
- His dad is the 2004 College Football Hall of Fame Inductee and 1983 USA Today High School All-American recipient.
- Kumar’s uncle, David, is the recipients of 1896 USA Today High School All-American and 1990 Consensus All-American.
- The player in the 2017 summer played for the USA Baseball 18U National Team.
- He did not select at the 2018 Draft despite Colorado Rockies choosing him in the 38th pick due to signability issues.