Skyhawk Football | DJ Roberts - 2

HometownKnoxville, Tenn.
Height/Weight6-2 - 245 lbs.

2012: Enjoyed a remarkable season, earning All-Ohio Valley Conference second team defense accolades…Ranked third in the OVC in tackles for loss (11.5) and fifth in fumble recoveries (two)…Made 53 tackles (28 solo), including 3.5 sacks…Tallied 11 quarterback hurries, one forced fumble and one pass breakup…Had a season-high nine tackles (six solo) in UT Martin’s win at Memphis on Sept. 1…Was named OVC Defensive Player of the Week on Oct. 21 after recording eight tackles in a win at Southeast Missouri on Oct. 20.

2011: Played in all 11 games, and started 10…Recorded 50 total tackles, 28 unassisted tackles and 22 assisted tackles…Tallied 11 tackles for loss for 43 yards…Recorded 3.5 sacks…Consistently pressured the quarterback with nine hurries…Had a season-best 10 tackles (six unassisted) in a win over Southeast Missouri.

2010: Started two games and played in 10...Had 17 tackles, 10 unassisted tackles along with seven assisted tackles...Had five tackles for loss of eight yards...Recorded 1.5 sacks for a loss of five yards...Had two quarterback hurries along with two pass breakups.

2009: Redshirted…Saw action against Jacksonville State. 

BEFORE UTM: Earned first team all-state honors his junior and senior years at Austin-East...Named MVP of the 2008 East-West All-Star Game...Selected to play in the Tennessee-Kentucky Border Bowl...Named to the Knoxville Interscholastic League's (KIL) first team...Two-time all-region selection...Named the Class AAA Region 2 Defensive Player of the Year...Selected to the All-Pilot High School Hero's first team...Named to the Knoxville News Sentinel's first team...Was selected as the Play It Smart Athlete of the Month.

PERSONAL: Born on Sept. 11, 1991…Son of Roberta Roberts…Majoring in health and human performance.

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