Marcquis Roberts

  • Pos LB
  • Height 6-1
  • Weight 220

Prospect Info

  • High School McEachern
  • City Powder Springs, GA
  • Exp 2015 - 2016

Kansas Jayhawks

  • Jersey #5
  • Class GD

As a Prospect

247Sports Composite®

0.8615
  • Class 2011
  • Committed 1/19/2011
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Athletic Background

2014 (So. at South Carolina): Saw action in all 13 games, starting six at Mike linebacker… Finished the season with 31 total tackles, including 15 solo stops… Credited with two pass breakups, one quarterback hurry and 1.5 tackles-for-loss… Tallied a season-high six tackles against both Auburn and Tennessee… Recognized as the co-Everyday Attitude award winner for the defense in the spring.

2013 (RFr. at South Carolina): Split time at the Will linebacker position... Played in all 13 games, starting each of the first eight contests plus the bowl game... Ranked fifth on the team with 48 tackles... Had 3.5 tackles for loss and 1.5 sacks... Logged five tackles in his first career start against North Carolina... Had six tackles including 2.0 tackles for loss and a sack at Georgia... Tied for the team lead with seven tackles against Vanderbilt... Credited with a half sack and forced a fumble at UCF.

2012 (Redshirt at South Carolina): Sat out the entire season while rehabbing from a knee injury... Was not part of the 105 at the start of fall camp... Gained his second medical redshirt.

2011 (Redshirt at South Carolina): Missed the entire season after undergoing shoulder surgery in the summer... Was not part of the 105 that started camp in August... Granted a medical redshirt.

HIGH SCHOOL: Logged 86 tackles with six sacks in his senior campaign at McEachern High School in Powder Springs, Ga., graduating in 2011... Played mostly outside linebacker, but also was used as a strong safety and inside linebacker... Coached by Kyle Hockman... Helped the Indians win 21 games over his final two seasons... Rated as the 22nd-best outside linebacker prospect in the country, the 26th-best prospect in the state of Georgia and given a three-star ranking by Rivals.com... A three-star prospect and the nation's 99th-best outside linebacker, according to Scout.com... A three-star prospect by 247Sports.com... Named to PrepStar's All-Southeast Region class... Also had offers from Cincinnati, Purdue, Illinois, Mississippi State, South Florida, UCF, Virginia, West Virginia and others... Played prep basketball and helped his team to the state AAAAA quarterfinals as a junior.

PERSONAL: Earned a bachelor’s degree from South Carolina in an interdisciplinary studies in May 2015.

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Stats

Year
2015
TOTAL
Tck TFL Sck FR IntTD Int
71 3.5 1 2 1 1
71 3.5 1 2 1 1
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