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Larry Roberts (American football)

Larry Roberts
Date of birth: (1963-06-02) June 2, 1963
Place of birth: Dothan, Alabama
Career information
Position(s): Defensive end
College: Alabama
NFL Draft: 1986 / Round: 2 / Pick: 39
Organizations
As player:
1986-1993 San Francisco 49ers
Career stats
Playing stats at

Larry Roberts (born June 2, 1963) is a former American football defensive end of the National Football League (NFL). Roberts was born in Dothan, Alabama, and began his football career at Northview High School in Dothan.[1] He subsequently starred as a defensive end at the University of Alabama. In Round 2 of the 1986 NFL Draft, at 6’3" and 264 lbs, Roberts was drafted as the #39 pick. Roberts played eight consecutive seasons for the San Francisco 49ers, from 1986 to 1993. As a defensive lineman, Roberts was a part of the starting lineup in Super Bowl XXIII against the Cincinnati Bengals in 1989, and in Super Bowl XXIV against the Denver Broncos in 1990. Roberts also participated in 12 playoff games during his tenure with the 49ers.

Personal life

Retired, Roberts now resides in Atlanta where he makes a home with his wife and two children.

Professional statistics

NFL

Year Team G GS SK YDS LNG FR AV
1986 San Francisco 49ers 16 2 5.5 0 0 1 3
1987 San Francisco 49ers 11 2 2.5 0 0 0 2
1988 San Francisco 49ers 16 16 6.0 0 0 0 8
1989 San Francisco 49ers 15 5 3.5 0 0 1 4
1990 San Francisco 49ers 6 0 1.0 0 0 0 1
1991 San Francisco 49ers 16 9 7.0 0 0 0 6
1992 San Francisco 49ers 3 0 1.0 19.0 19.0 0 1
1993 San Francisco 49ers 6 0 1.5 0 0 0 1 Tot. (8 years) 89 34 28 19 19 2 26


References

  1. ^ "Larry Roberts FAQs, Bio, and Facts". FantasyFootballChalleng.com. Retrieved November 4, 2012. 

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