Zerick Rollins

Biography

Position: Defensive Linemen

Zerick Rollins was a two-year starter at defensive end for the Texas A&M Aggies and helped lead the team to its first Big 12 South Division crown in 1997.  During that season, Rollins received the Academic Achievement Award, given to the student-athlete who “excelled in both academics and sports,” as well as a Hitachi Post Graduate Scholarship for his studies.  He began his coaching career in 1999 serving as a graduate assistant at Texas A&M, assisting the defensive line for the first two years and safeties in his final season in 2001.

Rollins was a part of the Seattle Seahawks organization for nine years.  He served four years as defensive assistant/defensive line coach and spent five years coaching linebackers.  Rollins was part of the staff who helped the Seahawks make their first Super Bowl appearance following the 2005 season.

Currently, Rollins continues to mentor and pursue his passion for coaching by working with young athletes of Football University and preparing college students for the NFL Combine with CES Performance. He also writes columns and has guest appearance on sports talk shows and websites in the Houston and College Station area.

Playing Career

  • College: Texas A&M

Coaching Career

  • Seattle Seahawks (2001-2009)

Career Highlights

  • Academic Achievement Award (1997)
  •  First Super Bowl Appearance for Seahawks (XL)