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Stephen Roberts

Class: r-Jr.
Position: LB
Height: 6-3
Weight: 230 pounds
Previous School: Starr's Mill
Hometown: Peach Tree City, GA

Honors: 2010 - Earned the most improved linebacker award.

2012: Played in 12 games and had one start … Finished with a career-best 33 tackles, including 2.0 TFLs, a forced fumble, a blocked kick and a pass breakup … Led team with nine special teams tackles … Was in on 420 total snaps, including a season-best 59 at FIU … Had five stops in win at Memphis, including four solos … Added two solo tackles at Georgia Tech … Earned his first career start at FIU and responded with four stops, a pass breakup, and a blocked field goal … Collected a TFL at Mississippi State … Had four tackles vs. North Texas … Turned in three tackles and a forced fumble at WKU … Shared team lead with seven stops, including a TFL against ASU.

2011: Played in 11 games … Was in on 164 total snaps and earned six winning grades from the coaches … Ended the year with 15 tackles … Was limited during spring drills due to knee surgery … Had four solo stops in first collegiate game at Purdue … Also had four solos vs GT … Collected two tackles at FAU.

2010: Suffered a knee injury the last week of fall camp and was lost for the year.

2009: Took a redshirt year.

High School: A two-star recruit by Rivals.com ... Named to the Atlanta Journal Constitution's Top 150 playes list in 2008 ... Was first team all-region and all-county his senior year while being tabbed the team's most valuable defensive player ... Registered 142 tackles (a school record) as a senior to go with four sacks and five blocked punts ... As a junior he recorded 95 tackles and eight sacks with most of his action coming at defensive end ... Also lettered in track ... Played for Coach Mike Earwood ... Runs a 4.58 40.

Full Name: Stephen Roberts IV ... Parents: Stephen and Melissa Roberts ... Born: 3/26/91 ... Major: Undecided.