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Chris

Schroer

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Running Back
Height 6'0"
Weight 215
Year Senior
Hometown Cincinnati, Ohio
High School Elder H.S.
Major Sociology
Experience 3 Letters
School: CC
Birthdate November 22, 1995

Bio

CAREER

 

Two-time CoSIDa Academic All-District 1 Football team selection … Four-year letterman at running back … Played in 32 career games with four starts … In three-year career, rushed for 920 yards on 217 carries with two touchdowns and caught 33 passes for 295 yards and a touchdown … Totaled 1,215 career all-purpose yards.

 

2017

 

Earned CoSIDA Academic All-America Second Team honors, becoming just the 11th football player and 34th all-time Columbia student-athlete to garner such accolades … Named to CoSIDa Academic All-District 1 Football Team … Named a Fall Academic All-Ivy League selection … Saw action in all 10 games with three starts at running back … Ranked No. 7 in the Ivy League and led Columbia in rushing yardage with 638 yards on 137 carries and one touchdown with a long of 40 yards … Averaged a team-best 4.7 yards per carry … Ranked fifth on the Lions in receiving with 18 catches for 162 yards and a touchdown (9.0 yards per catch) … Ranked No. 2 on the squad in all-purpose yardage with 80.0 yards per game (800 total yards, 638 rushing, 162 receiving) … Emerged at the tail end of the 2017 season as he rushed for 398 yards on 74 carries (5.3 yards per carry average) and totaled back-to-back 100-yard rushing games (183 at Cornell and 125 vs. Harvard) over the season’s last three games … Tallied two 100-yard rushing games, the only Columbia player to rush for over 100 yards in a game on the year … Rushed for 90 yards on 23 carries and caught three passes for 28 yards in season finale vs. Brown (Nov. 18) … Named to the STATS FCS weekly honorable mention honors after he rushed for a career-high 183 yards and a touchdown on 27 carries with a long of 40 yards and caught two passes for 15 yards at Cornell (Nov. 11) … Rushed for 125 yards on 24 carries (long of 24 yards) and caught a career-best seven passes for 46 yards and a 14-yard touchdown vs. Harvard (Nov. 4) … Became the first player at Columbia to rush for over 100 yards on the year … Rushed for 27 yards on 11 carries and caught two passes for 34 yards at Dartmouth (Oct. 21) … Caught three passes for 23 yards and rushed seven times for 19 yards at Princeton (Sept. 30) … Rushed for a then career-high 93 yards on 15 carries vs. Georgetown (Sept. 23).

 

2016

 

Named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District 1 Football Team … Earned the Class of 1913 Memorial Cup Trophy for his dedication in the classroom … Saw action in all 10 games with one start … Concluded season with 167 yards rushing and one touchdown on 43 carries (3.9 average per carry) … Also caught eight passes for 55 yards (5.5 yards per catch) … Rushed for eight yards vs. Cornell (Nov. 12) … Ran for three yards and caught a five-yard pass at Harvard (Nov. 5) … Ran for eight yards on two carries and caught an 11-yard pass vs. Yale (Oct. 28) … Ran for 18 yards on four carries after earning the start at running back vs. Princeton (Oct. 1) … Ran for 51 yards and a touchdown and caught three passes for four yards at Georgetown (Sept. 24) … Finished with a career-high 108 all-purpose yards, rushed for a career-high 73 yards with a long of 26 on 14 carries and caught three passes for 35 yards with a long of 21 in season opener vs. Saint Francis U (Sept. 17) … Named to Dean’s List.

 

2015

 

Played in seven games as a sophomore running back … Rushed for 77 yards on 22 carries on the year.

 

2014

 

Played in five games as a first-year running back … Rushed for 38 yards on 15 carries and caught seven passes for 78 yards on the season.

 

HIGH SCHOOL

 

A 2014 graduate of Elder High School in Cincinnati, Ohio, where he played three years of varsity football for head coach Doug Ramsey … Tri-State Offensive Player of the Year Finalist ... Two-time Greater Catholic League First Team selection ... Second team Southwest Ohio in 2012 ... Two-time Cincinnati Enquirer All-City All-Star selection … Named Greater Catholic League Best Back and Cincinnati Enquirer All-City All-Star team honorable mention following senior year ... Named team MVP and Best Offensive Back in 2013 ... Rushed for 998 yards and 13 touchdowns on 280 carries with a long of 46 yards and made 21 receptions for 119 yards despite suffering injuries as a senior … Served as team captain of football squad during his senior year … Totaled four 100-yard rushing games … Rushed for 101 yards and a touchdown on 25 carries and caught six passes for 31 yards vs. La Salle … Caught seven passes for 57 yards vs. Moeller … Rushed for 166 yards and four touchdowns on 32 carries vs. Francis Howell … Rushed for 173 yards, three touchdowns on 33 carries vs. Upper Arlington … Rushed for 182 yards and a touchdown on 34 carries vs. Middletown ... National Guard Player of the Week ... Led the Panthers to a 9-3 overall record as a senior in 2013 … Named Cincinnati Enquirer All-City All-Star team first team as junior ... Rushed for 1,491 yards and 25 touchdowns on 279 carries (5.3 yards per carry) and caught 17 passes for 171 yards as a junior in 2012 ... Closed out the season by rushing for over 100 yards in six consecutive games and scored 17 touchdowns during that stretch … Rushed for over 100 yards in seven games and over 200 yards two times … Rushed for career-highs of five touchdowns and 259 yards on 45 carries vs. Highlands … Rushed for 210 yards and three touchdowns on 22 carries, including an 80-yarder vs. Winton Woods … Rushed for 189 yards and three touchdowns on 34 carries vs. Sycamore … Rushed for 156 yards and three touchdowns on 31 carries vs. La Salle … Rushed for 109 yards and two touchdowns on 27 carries vs. Colerain … Rushed for 141 yards and a touchdown on 30 carries vs. Moeller … Scored two touchdowns and rushed for 107 yards on 21 carries vs. Centerville … Led Panthers to 8-3 record as a junior … Racked up 25 touchdowns as a sophomore in 2012 ... Also played baseball … Recognized by his high school as one of top-10 of the 2014 graduating senior class … Four-year member of the Honors Program ... National Merit Commended Scholar … National Honor Society member … Student council President …

 

PERSONAL

 

Born Christopher Michael Schroer on November 22, 1995 … Son of Terrance and Karen Schroer … Cincinnati Reds fan … Involved with the Columbia Sports Business Society … Chose Columbia over Cornell and Princeton … Enrolled at Columbia College … Majors in Sociology with special concentration in Business Management.

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Interview: RB Chris Schroer (Columbia Football vs. Brown | 11/18/17)
Postgame: Chris Schroer (Columbia at Cornell - 11/11/17)
Highlight: Schroer Hits Paydirt