Mark Roberts
Mark  Roberts

Modesto, Calif.

High School:

Fresno State: Brings size and toughness to the Bulldog line ... an emerging player in the program who plays hard ... expected to see considerable time on the line in his senior season. (2009): Played in five games and produced six tackles, one for a loss and the team's only safety (vs. UC Davis). (2008) Was in and out if the starting lineup due to injuries ... started eight games and played in 12 ... has 24 tackles and 2.5 for losses ... had a season-high five tackles against New Mexico State ... had four tackles, one for a loss against No. 10 Wisconsin. (2007) Saw more action as the season progressed ... played in nine games, all at the end of the season, and finished with seven tackles, one tackle for a loss and one sack. (2006) Redshirted.

High School: An aggressive defensive lineman, who also played on offense in goal line situations ... selected second-team all-state ... was Modesto High's defensive lineman of the year and named to the all-league team ... a two-time all-district (Stanislaus) selection ... a two-time all-section (Sac-Joaquin) ... made 98 tackles and 9 sacks as a senior ... in 2004, led Modesto to its first league title since 1972 ... anchored the defensive line in 2005 to give Modesto its first outright league title in 46 years and a 7-4 overall record ... coached by Rod Long.

Personal: Born May 25, 1988 in Modesto, Calif. ... parents are Zakia Steens and Mark Roberts, Sr. ... has one sister, Ebony Roberts ... he and Shania Turner have a son together, Mark Anthony Roberts III ... hobbies are cars and art ... selected Fresno State over Boise State.

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