TULANE: A three-year letterwinner and two-year starter... has played in 31 games with 25 starts... retained his role as the starting left tackle entering fall camp.
2007 (JUNIOR): Started 11 games at left tackle... missed the UAB game with a shoulder injury... earned honorable mention All-Conference USA honors.
2006 (SOPHOMORE): Started all 12 games at left tackle.
2005 (FRESHMAN RS): Played in eight games on the offensive line, including two starts at right tackle... did not play in the final three games of the year... logged 304 plays as the "sixth man" on the offensive line and graded out to 70 percent on the year... top performances came versus SMU, Southeastern Louisiana and Houston.
2004 (FRESHMAN): Did not play; received a red-shirt season.
HIGH SCHOOL: Named to WWL's all-district team as a senior... selected to the Clarion-Herald Elite Catholic Schools football squad... two-year starter at left tackle for the Raiders... helped his prep team to the 2003 district championship and a berth in the state quarterfinals as a senior... in 2002, Rummel advanced to the state semifinals after taking the district crown... also won the district title in 2001... a state finalist in the shot put his junior year after winning the district title and finishing second in the regionals... listed in "Who's Who Among American High School Students" for 2002-03... a member of the 2003 All-State Academic squad... earned Beta Honor Roll recognition following his sophomore and junior years.
PERSONAL: Majoring in humanities... born Troy Michael Kropog on July 31, 1986, in Metairie, La.... the son of Olin and Susan Kropog.