Hurricane football players spotlighted over next few weeks
April 22, 2013, Issue #34
April 15, 2013, Issue #32
Spring game is scheduled for next Saturday, April 6 at 1 pm
March 18, 2013: Issue #29
Tulsa - Has earned one letter . . . has played in 15 career games and has started nine contests . . . 2011 - Played in two contests before suffering an injury . . . received a medical hardship . . . 2010 - Played in 13 games with nine starts . . . totaled 30 receptions for 367 yards and two touchdowns . . . ranked fourth on the team for receiving yards . . . was named to the Conference USA all-freshman team . . . caught two passes for a season-high 63 yards and a career-long 47-yard TD against Hawai'i in the Sheraton Hawai'i Bowl . . . also had two receptions for 55 yards against UTEP, including a 44-yard reception . . . had 58 yards on two receptions vs. Rice, and scored his first career TD on a 19-yard reception in that game . . . had three receptions for 36 yards in a starting role in his first collegiate game against East Carolina . . . total three receptions in four more games on the year . . . was named to the C-USA Academic Honor Roll . . . Overall - Missed spring drills with an injury . . . a big and physical receiver . . . has good speed and ball skills . . . a tremendous blocker . . . has the ability to make the difficult catch . . . has an outstanding work ethic.
High School - Was a three-year letterwinner at Union High School . . . helped lead his prep team to state titles as a junior and senior . . . returned the opening kickoff for a touchdown in the state championship game against Jenks High School his senior season . . . earned first-team Tulsa World all-state and all-metro honors as a kick returner as a senior . . . returned 12 punts for 234 yards, a 19.5 average and two TDs his senior campaign . . . was ranked 18th in the state of Oklahoma by Scout.com . . . caught 62 passes for 827 yards and 10 touchdowns his senior season . . . had 22 receptions for 489 yards and four TDs as a junior, and also scored on two runs . . . high school coach was Kirk Fridrich.
Personal - Favorite NFL team is the Tennessee Titans . . . his favorite NFL player is receiver Wes Welker . . . favorite movie is Inception . . . his favorite sports movie is Moneyball . . . lists the Oklahoma City Thunder as his favorite professional sports team . . . Thunder forward Kevin Durant as his favorite pro athlete . . . favorite TV show is "Modern Family" . . . his favorite book is Radical . . . a triplet -- one brother, James, is a linebacker on the Tulsa team and his other brother is Andrew . . . also has one older brother . . . parents are David and Linn Roberson . . . majoring in business . . . born March 15, 1991.
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