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Abner Roberts
Abner  Roberts

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Pittsburgh, Pa.

High School:
University Prep

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 180

Position:
DB



08/28/2017

Dukes Kick Off 2017 Campaign at No. 4/6 South Dakota State

@DuqFB Seeks First Win over a Ranked FCS Opponent vs. Jackrabbits

11/05/2016

@DuqFB Defeats Wagner 28-20

Kuntz ties sack record, Hines eclipses 1,000 yards

09/01/2016

@DuqFB Drops Season Opener at Youngstown State, 45-10

Dukes host Bucknell on Sept. 10 at 6:00 pm in home opener

11/28/2015

DU Football Comes Up Short in a 52-49 Loss at #13 William & Mary

Dillon Buechel, Chris King and Wayne Capers have career best performances

11/21/2015

Duquesne Wins NEC Title, defeating Saint Francis, 30-20

Dukes earn automatic bid to NCAA FCS Championship

10/29/2016

Duquesne 35 - Bryant 31

Duquesne football defeats Bryant 35-31 on Rooney Field

10/15/2016

@DuqFB 31 - RMU 24

Duquesne football defeats Robert Morris 31-24 on Rooney Field

09/17/2016

@DuqFB 34 - Dayton 20

Duquesne football defeats Dayton 34-20

11/21/2015

Duquesne 30, Saint Francis 20

Duquesne 30, Saint Francis 20

10/03/2015

Duquesne 27, CCSU 10

Duquesne 27, CCSU 10

2016 All-NEC Second Team


As a Redshirt Sophomore (2016)

  • Appeared in all 11 games for the Dukes with 10 starts
  • Ranked fourth on team with 59 tackles (38 solo
  • Paced the Dukes and ranked ninth in the NEC with nine passes defended (eight pass breakups, one interception)
  • Intercepted a pass in the closing seconds to seal the Dukes' win at Wagner
  • Added season-high 10 tackles (eight solo) at Wagner
  • Recorded three pass breakups at Jacksonville
  • Finished with a pair of quarterback hurries on the season
  • Tallied at least five tackles in seven contests 
As a Redshirt Freshman (2015)
  • Started all 12 games at strong safety for the Dukes
  • Was second on the team with 74 tackles and a team-high 51 solo stops
  • Had two interceptions with 19 return yards
  • Also tallied four pass breakups, a quarterback hurry, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery
  • Had at least three tackles in every game of the season
  • Had career highs of nine tackles at Bryant and at William & Mary in the FCS Playoff game
  • Posted eight tackles (six solo) and an interception with a 19-yard return in the NEC title clinching win over Saint Francis
  • Had eight stops (five solo) in a win at Sacred Heart
  • Tallied six tackles (four solo), a forced fumble and first collegiate interception at Bucknell
  • Had seven stops (six solo) versus CCSU

As a Freshman (2014)
  • Did not play

Personal
  • Was a Post-Gazette WPIAL All-Conference honoree
  • Team was 7-4 overall and 4-1 in league play
  • Led the Wildcats to their second Pittsburgh City League football championship in the three year history of the program en route to playing in the AAA PIAA sub-regional playoff game
  • Played for coach LaRoi Johnson
  • Major: liberal arts
  • Date of birth: 1/7/96

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