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Coach Rock Remembered with 4th Annual Classic for Cancer Research

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GREENVILLE, N.C. - Former East Carolina Defensive Line Coach Rock Roggeman was remembered on Monday with the 4th annual Coach Rock Golf Classic for Cancer Research.

Thomas "Rock" Roggeman was a key part of the coaching staff that won a pair of Conference-USA titles under then coach Skip Holtz. He lost his yearlong battle with cancer at the age of 47 back in 2010. 
Roggeman had also coached at Alabama State, Alabama A&M, Louisville, Eastern Michigan, UNLV and Murray State. He played linebacker and nose guard at Notre Dame.

The tournament raises money for cancer research and was held at the Ironwood Country Club in Greenville.

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