Career Accolades

  • Pac-12 Academic Honor Roll (2023)

As a Sophomore (2023)

  • Pac-12 Academic Honor Roll
  • Appeared in all 12 games, making 10 starts at tight end
  • Started the final six games of the season as the team's primary tight end
  • Finished third on the team with 288 receiving yards, coming on 28 receptions
  • Drew his first collegiate start in the season opener at Hawai'i (Sept. 1)
  • Caught his first three passes of the season for 26 yards vs. Arizona (Sept. 23)
  • Posted then-career-bests with four catches at 38 yards vs. UCLA (Oct. 21)
  • Was the team's leading receiver in the win at Washington State (Nov. 4) ... caught seven passes for 61 yards, including a 27-yard strike
  • Caught a 31-yard reception in the 126th Big Game, the longest reception of his career ... finished the game with 62 receiving yards, a new career-high

As a Freshman (2022)

  • Appeared in all 12 games, primarily on special teams
  • Finished the season with 34 receiving yards on two receptions
  • Added three tackles and a fumble recovery
  • Returned one kick for eight yards, totaling a career-best 31 all-purpose yards against BYU (Nov. 26)
  • Caught just his second career reception for a career-long 23 yards against BYU (Nov. 26)

Prior to Stanford

  • A consensus four-star recruit
  • Ranked No. 261 nationally by PrepStar and No. 284 by ESPN
  • In the state of Tennessee, ranked No. 8 by ESPN and Rivals, No. 9 by 247Sports and PrepStar and No. 13 by On3
  • A unanimous top-30 tight end, ranked No. 6 at Y-TE by ESPN, No. 9 by PrepStar, No. 11 by 247Sports, No. 13 Rivals, and No. 28 by On3
  • Played at Lipscomb Academy, coached by Super Bowl-winning quarterback, Trent Dilfer
  • Led Lipscomb Academy to a D2-AA state title as a senior in 2021
  • 2021 Tennessee Co-Defensive Player of the Year
  • Also lettered in basketball


  • Son of Luke and Brooke Roush
  • Younger sisters are Molly and Annie
  • His father played football at Duke, while his mother played volleyball at Montana State
  • Maternal grandfather, Phil Olsen, played football at Utah State and in the NFL with the LA Rams, Denver Broncos and Buffalo Bills
  • Maternal great uncle is Pro Football Hall of Famer and actor, Merlin Olsen
  • Other maternal great uncle is former BYU and Kansas City Chiefs player, Orrin Olsen
  • Paternal grandfather, John Roush, played at Ohio
  • Paternal uncle, Mark Roush, played football at Northwestern
  • His mother’s cousin, Nathan Olsen, played football at Stanford
  • His paternal great grandfather played baseball for the St. Louis Cardinals
  • Other paternal great grandfather was a national runner-up at the 1941 NIT with Ohio
  • Cousin, Hans, played football at BYU
  • X-Prize Ocean Quest Engineering - Team Member on World Championship High School Team
  • Interested in majoring in computer science
  • Originally born in Atlanta, Ga. 
  • Has moved seven times, living in Atlanta, Ga.; Pleasanton, Calif.; Chapel Hill, N.C.; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Jakarta, Indonesia; San Jose, Calif.; and Nashville, Tenn.
  • Played rugby for Jakarta Komodo Rugby Club