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Class: r-Fr.
Hometown: Madison, W.Va.
Height: 5-10
Weight: 209
Sport: Football
Position: RB


Looks to add to the mix at the running back position and earn playing time this season … will be used on special teams … had an outstanding spring campaign … tough runner who is hard to bring down … finished with 75 yards on eight carries, an average of 9.4 yards per carry in the Gold-Blue Game … had a 65-yard touchdown run … Athletic Director’s Academic Honor Roll … previous bowl trips: 2008 Car Care.

2008 (Fr.): Redshirted … member of the offensive scout team … offensive scout team player of the year … offensive scout team champion: Villanova and Pitt.

Prep: Three-year starter for Coach Shane Griffith at Scott High … awarded the Kennedy Award as the best player in the state of West Virginia … all-state first team selection as a utility player … county player of the year … three-time all-county selection … as a senior, he ran for a state record 3,826 yards and 48 touchdowns … completed 26-of-72 passes for 686 yards and seven touchdowns … led the state in rushing and scoring … defensively, he had 115 tackles, including 66 solo stops, four tackles for loss, three sacks, two fumble recoveries and one interception … returned 10 kickoffs for 363 yards and a touchdown … three punt returns for 97 yards … helped guide Scott to a 9-4 record as a senior and the semifinals of the state playoffs … senior award for superman and strongman award … broke eight West Virginia state football records … set the state record for rushing yards in a playoff game with 399 yards on 23 carries … most rushing yards and touchdowns in the playoffs, 906 yards and 14 touchdowns in three games … most touchdowns in a playoff game (8) … most points in a playoff game (52) … Associated Press Player of the Week six times … Boone Standard Player of the Game five times … Lincoln Journal Player of the Week five times … as a junior, he collected 2,107 yards and 32 touchdowns .. had 46 tackles, seven tackles for loss, two interceptions and two fumble recoveries … four receptions for 168 yards and four touchdowns … completed 11-of-15 passes for 1982 yards and two touchdowns … finished second out of more than 500 players at the Max Emfinger football combine held at University of Charleston … invited to play in All-American game in Jackson, Miss., on Jan. 5 … finished No. 11 out of more than 2,000 players at Columbus, Ohio, Nike Combine and was selected as a wide receiver on the all-combine team … National Honor Society … honor roll … Fellowship of Christian Athletes … Partners Club … Pep Club … Leo Club.

Personal: Birthday is May 29 … son of Randy and Kelly Roberts … one of two boys … majoring in exercise physiology.

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