Joined Florida Atlantic's staff in the Spring 1999...was instrumental in recruiting FAU's first class..was part of the first gourp of coach's hired by Coach Schnellenberger. Signed five players on the 2002 class.
Bowl Games as a Coach/Player
1988, Orange Bowl - Miami (Player)
1987, Fiesta Bowl - Miami (Player)
1986, Sugar Bowl - Miami (Player)
1985, Fiesta Bowl - Miami (Player
1984, Orange Bowl - Miami (Player)
"Recognized as one of the NFL's finer blocking tight ends and was a key figure in Emmit Smith's rise to the league rushing title in 1991."
1992 Cowboys Bluebook. Selected in the 8th round of the 1988 draft by Kansas City....a member of two Super Bowl Champion teams with the Dallas Cowboys in 1991 and 1992....spent his first three seasons as a Kansas City Chief...played with the likes of Troy Aikman, emmitt Smith, and Micheal Irvin...was on the 1992 Cowboys' team that went 13-3 in the regular season and defeated Buffalo 52-17 in the Super Bowl....also on 1993 team that went 12-4 and went on to defeat Buffalo 30-13 in the Super Bowl....following his pro career, Roberts joined the business world as a part owner in a Dallas restaurant....his competitive nature and work ethic transformed the establishment into a profit maker.
A member of two national championship teams with the University of Miami....the first was in 1983 under Coach Schnellenberger...also was a part of the Hurricanes' 1987 national championship team...Roberts and Charles Henry teamed as the contry's best two tight ends and much of UM's success can be attributed to Robert's ability to block....he also used 4.85 forty speed to his best advantage....as a junior he averaged 10.5 yards per catch....most impressive collegiate game was before packed Orange Bowl crowd versus Oklahoma, one for a TD to take the lead for good, the second got the Canes out of poor field position late in the third quarter....ended collegiate career with a double-digit yards per reception average.
High School Career
Played at South Plantation High school, under the direction of Sylvester Robinson, where he earned second team All-State and All-City honors as a senior...team earned city championship after his junior and senior seasons...Roberts also earned three varsity letters in baseball as a catcher and first baseman...named second team All-State as a senior.
Home Sweet Home
Assisted his mother, Mercedes with her dream to build a home for handicapped people, with Down's syndrome and other disabilities....used money from his Dallas Cowboys contract to purchase a home for his mother called "Home Sweet Home".
Birthdate: March 17, 1965
Hometown: Hollywood, FL
Education: 1988 - University of Miami (Criminal Justice ‘88, South Plantation High School ‘83).
Marital Status: Wife Angel
Children: Avery (6), Austin (6), Alyssa (2).