DEFENSIVE LINEMAN NAMED COLLEGE SPORTS MADNESS OVC PLAYER OF THE WEEK
September 3, 2012
MARTIN, Tenn. – DJ Roberts, a junior defensive lineman at The University of Tennessee at Martin, was named College Sports Madness Ohio Valley Conference Defensive Player of the Week for his effort this past Saturday against Memphis.
Roberts (6-2, 245), from Knoxville, was one of three Skyhawks to record nine tackles in the game. He added a sack, three tackles for a loss and a fumble recovery. The Skyhawks limited Memphis to 359 yards of total offense.
UT Martin recorded a 20-17 victory at Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) foe Memphis.The win was the first for the Skyhawks over a FBS opponent and just the 19th all-time win for an OVC team against the higher subdivision.
UT Martin returns to action at 6 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 8, when it plays at Northern Illinois.