In 1973, Fields started in the game against Miami in the Orange Bowl. In 1974, he was listed as the number one left cornerback and started 6 games and played in every game in that year. Rory had 32 individual tackles, 23 assists, and he also blocked three passes and intercepted one. In 1975, Rory competed with Johnny Schell for the right corner position. Rory lettered in football, basketball, and track at Big Creek High School. WVU Coach Bowden considered Rory a good athlete.