- Associated Press - Wednesday, June 3, 2015

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) - The North Carolina man charged with vandalizing Howard’s Rock at Clemson’s football stadium two years ago is set for trial next month.

The attorney for 20-year-old Micah Rogers of Pisgah Forest, North Carolina, said the case would be in heard in Pickens on July 20th. Rogers is charged with grand larceny and malicious injury to property of more than $10,000. He could face up to 20 years in jail.

Police said Rogers broke into Clemson’s stadium on June 2,, 2013, and damaged the case surrounding the rock before chipping off a piece of the stone. Two others, including Rogers’ father Michael, were charged in the case.

The rock is part of the traditional entrance for the Clemson football team. Coaches and players rub the rock before entering the stadium.

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