FB: SDSU grounds Air Force, 30-14
SDSU Football-Air Force postgame notes
Aztec Football falls at Nevada, 30-14
SDSU Football-Nevada postgame notes
Aztec Football falls at Fresno State, 24-13
A good blocker and reliable pass catcher ... Moved from tight end to fullback for 2011, returned to tight end in 2012-13, but is now back at fullback, projecting to be the starter there for his final season in 2014 ... Has played in 36 career games and made 21 starts now in his fourth season without redshirting a year ... Is a scholar-athlete.
2013: Started all 13 games at tight end, setting career highs with 20 receptions, 217 yards (10.9 avg.) and three touchdowns ... vs. Eastern Illinois (Aug. 31) ... Started the opener at tight end vs. Eastern Illinois, but did not produce a stat ... at No. 3/2 Ohio State (Sept. 7) ... Started again at Ohio State and had a 17-yard grab, his first of the season and fifth of his career ... vs. Oregon State (Sept. 21) ... Started once again vs. Oregon State and had a 23-yard catch ... at New Mexico State (Sept. 28) ... Had two receptions for 12 yards (6.0 avg.) in another start at New Mexico State ... vs. Nevada (Oct. 4) ... Had a career game in a start vs. Nevada, setting career bests in receptions (4) and receiving yards (80) ... Also had a career-long 36-yard grab ... The 80 yards led the team, while the four catches was tied for second ... Was named a CFPA Tight End Honorable Mention Performer of the Week on Oct. 7 for his play ... at Air Force (Oct. 10) ... Earned another start at Air Force without registering a stat ... vs. No. 15/18 Fresno State (Oct. 26) ... Made three catches for 20 yards against Fresno State ... vs. New Mexico (Nov. 2) ... Started for an eighth time of the season against New Mexico without recording a stat ... at San José State (Nov. 9) ... Had two catches for 11 yards at San José State, including a 1-yard touchdown reception in the fourth quarter that brought SDSU to within three at 30-27 ... at Hawai'i (Nov. 16) ... Made a 3-yard catch at Hawai'i ... vs. Boise State (Nov. 23) ... Had two catches for 11 yards against Boise State, including a 3-yard touchdown in the second quarter that put SDSU up, 14-7 ... at UNLV (Nov. 30) ... Started in the regular season finale at UNLV, catching three passes for 29 yards ... Had a long catch of 18 yards ... vs. Buffalo (Dec. 21, Famous Idaho Potato Bowl) ... Caught a 11-yard touchdown pass vs. Buffalo in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl in another start.
2012: Played in all 13 games and started eight contests ... Was also listed as the back-up fullback on the depth chart ... Had two catches for 19 yards and a touchdown ... Played in the opener at Washington, but did not record a stat ... Earned his first career start in the home opener against Army ... Caught a 13-yard pass vs. North Dakota, his first reception of the season and second of his career ... Started again vs. San José State, at Fresno State, against Hawai'i and Colorado State, but did not record a stat ... Caught the game-winning 2-point conversion in overtime of SDSU's come-from-behind 39-38 victory at Nevada ... Started again vs. UNLV without a stat ... Logged time at Boise State, but did not make a stat ... Made the start vs. Air Force without recording a stat ... Started at Wyoming and had a 6-yard touchdown catch, the first of his career ... Caught a four-yard pass against Brigham Young in the Poinsettia Bowl.
2011: Played in 10 games as a true freshman, only missing games vs. Fresno State and Wyoming ... Carried once for 3 yards and had one catch for no gain ... Also had three special teams tackles ... Spent most of the time on special teams ... Logged playing time in the opener vs. Cal Poly, playing on special teams ... Also played at Army without recording a stat ... Had a special teams tackle vs. Washington State ... Played vs. TCU and at Air Force without recording a stat ... Carried once for 3 yards against New Mexico ... Registered time on special teams without recording a stat at Colorado State ... Had solo special teams tackles in back-to-back games vs. Boise State and at UNLV ... His first career reception came in the New Orleans Bowl.
High School: A two-star signee by Rivals.com at Coronado High in El Paso, Texas ... Received a Scouts, Inc. grade of 71 and was listed as the No. 72 tight end recruit ... Earned first-team all-district and all-city honors in each of his final two years (2009-10) ... Caught 23 passes for 457 yards and four touchdowns in 2010 ... Also rushed 14 times for 66 yards and a score ... As a junior, had 18 receptions for 291 yards and four TDs.
Personal: Born Sept. 28, 1992, in El Paso, Texas ... Son of Gina and Craig Roberts ... Picked SDSU over New Mexico, UTEP, New Mexico State and Texas State ... Is majoring in public administration.