Garnet & Black Spring Game Set for April 13
First Practice Set for Tuesday
Third-year sophomore linebacker who has been hampered by injuries since his arrival in Columbia... was healthy for the first time in his career in the spring... will compete with Cedrick Cooper and Kelvin Rainey for playing time at the "Will" linebacker position.
2012: Sat out the entire season while rehabbing from a knee injury... was not part of the 105 when fall camp opened.
2011: Missed the entire season after undergoing shoulder surgery in the summer... was not part of the 105 that started camp in August... gained 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... is a three-star prospect and the nation's 99th-best outside linebacker, according to Scout.com... is 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... also played prep basketball and helped his team to the state AAAAA quarterfinals as a junior.
PERSONAL: Marcquis Roberts was born October 24, 1992... is a sociology major.