Mike Rose
No. 48 – Kansas City Chiefs
Personal information
Born: (2000-05-25) May 25, 2000 (age 22)
Brecksville, Ohio
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight:245 lb (111 kg)
Career information
High school:Brecksville–Broadview Heights
(Brecksville, OH)
College:Iowa State (2018–2021)
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2022
Player stats at NFL.com

Michael Rose Jr. (born May 25, 2000) is an American football linebacker for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Iowa State.

Early life and high school

Rose grew up in Brecksville, Ohio and attended Brecksville–Broadview Heights High School, where he played basketball and football. He recorded 82 tackles, 10 tackles for a loss, and two interceptions and was named second team All-Suburban League during his junior season. Rose had 53 tackles and 10 tackles for loss in seven games and was named first team all-conference as a senior. He committed to Iowa State after receiving a late scholarship; Rose had previously been committed to play at Ball State.[1]

College career

Rose became a starter at linebacker for Iowa State as a true freshman and was named honorable mention All-Big 12 Conference and a Freshman All-American by the FWAA after finishing the season with 75 tackles, nine tackles for loss, 1.5 sacks and a fumble recovery.[2][3] He had 77 tackles, 9.5 tackles for loss, and 3.5 sacks with three passes broken up and an interception and was again named honorable mention All-Big 12 in his sophomore season.[4][5] Rose was named first team All-Big 12 and the conference Defensive Player of the Year as a junior.[6]

Professional career

Rose signed with the Kansas City Chiefs as an undrafted free agent on May 7, 2022.[7]


  1. ^ Birch, Tommy (September 6, 2020). "Iowa State coach Matt Campbell's 'special' call to freshman Mike Rose's mom". The Des Moines Register.
  2. ^ "How much better should Mike Rose be after standout freshman season at Iowa State? 'A ton better'". The Des Moines Register. August 5, 2019.
  3. ^ "Larger Mike Rose preparing for larger role with Iowa State". The Gazette. April 11, 2019.
  4. ^ "Iowa State Football: Inside Mike Rose's 'special' season". The Des Moines Register. October 29, 2020.
  5. ^ "Juniors Mike Rose, O'Rien Vance anchor Iowa State linebacking core". Sioux City Journal. March 19, 2020.
  6. ^ matt.belinson@iowastatedaily.com, @BelinsonMatt, Matt Belinson. "Iowa State football takes home multiple Big 12 honors". Iowa State Daily.
  7. ^ McMullen, Matt (May 7, 2022). "Here's a Look at the Chiefs' Undrafted Free Agent Class". Chiefs.com.