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Derrick Roberson
DB #29
Height:
5-10
Weight:
182
College:
Rutgers
Hometown:
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Experience:
2
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 8 3 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 -- 0
2010 CLE 2 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 TB 6 3 2 1 0 -- 2 -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

Pro Career
Promoted to the Buccaneers active roster from the practice squad on November 11, 2009… Originally signed to the Buccaneers practice squad on September 15, 2009… Appeared in six career contests with Tampa Bay, recording three tackles and three passes defensed… Made NFL debut at Miami (11/15/09)… Released by the Minnesota Vikings on September 1, 2009… Spent the final five weeks of the 2008 season on the Vikings practice squad after being signed on November 25, 2008… Released from the Houston Texans practice squad on October 7, 2008… Signed to the Houston practice squad on August 31, 2008 after being released by the Texans on August 29… Spent the final seven weeks of the 2007 season on the Texans practice squad after signing with the team on November 14, 2007… Released by the Texans on August 26, 2007 after originally entering the league as an undrafted free agent with Houston on May 10, 2007.

Pro Career
Promoted to the Buccaneers active roster from the practice squad on November 11, 2009… Originally signed to the Buccaneers practice squad on September 15, 2009… Appeared in six career contests with Tampa Bay, recording three tackles and three passes defensed… Made NFL debut at Miami (11/15/09)… Released by the Minnesota Vikings on September 1, 2009… Spent the final five weeks of the 2008 season on the Vikings practice squad after being signed on November 25, 2008… Released from the Houston Texans practice squad on October 7, 2008… Signed to the Houston practice squad on August 31, 2008 after being released by the Texans on August 29… Spent the final seven weeks of the 2007 season on the Texans practice squad after signing with the team on November 14, 2007… Released by the Texans on August 26, 2007 after originally entering the league as an undrafted free agent with Houston on May 10, 2007.

Previous Seasons
2009: Promoted to the Buccaneers active roster from the practice squad on November 11… Appeared in six contests… Made NFL debut at Miami (11/15), recording one tackle… Saw action in the secondary and on special teams vs. New Orleans (11/22)… Notched one tackle and two passes defensed at Atlanta (11/29)… Had one tackle and one pass defensed at Carolina (12/6)… Inactive vs. N.Y. Jets (12/13) and at Seattle (12/20) because of injury… Saw action on special teams at New Orleans (12/27)… Saw early action in season finale vs. Atlanta (1/3) before leaving the contest because of injury.

2008: Spent the final five weeks of the season on the Vikings practice squad after being signed on November 25… Released from the Texans practice squad on October 7… Signed to the Houston practice squad on August 31 after being released by the Texans on August 29.

2007: Spent the final seven weeks of the season on the Texans practice squad after signing with the team on November 14… Released by the Texans on August 26 after signing as an undrafted free agent on May 10.

College Career
Played in 40 games with 19 starts for Rutgers… Played in nine games, starting eight, as a senior… Returned an interception for a touchdown vs. Illinois… Started the final 10 games of the season as a junior and recorded 33 tackles, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery… Played in all 11 games as a sophomore, starting each of the final eight at cornerback… Recorded 38 tackles and three TFLs… Played in 10 of 12 games as one of 10 true freshmen to see playing time in 2003… Was in on 14 tackles on special teams and as a backup cornerback.

Personal
A two-sport standout at Northeast (Ft. Lauderdale, FL) High School… Played in the Nike All-Star game and the Broward County All-Star game… Also played running back and rushed for 386 yards on 97 carries with four touchdowns as a senior… Born Derrick Roberson on March 12, 1985 in Oakland Park, Florida.

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