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Lon Roberts

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Kilgore, Texas

High School:
Kilgore HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 285

Position:
C

Birthdate:
09/07/1987

Experience:
3L

Lon Roberts

2009: Reliable junior that started every game of the season.

2008: Started all 13 games at center for the Bulldogs ... 25 consecutive starts at center...Helped Tech rushers amass 2,432 total yards rushing during the season ... Rushing offense was ranked in the top 25 in the country ... Helped Daniel Porter become the eighth Louisiana Tech player to rush for 1,000 yards in a single season ... Named LA Tech Offensive POW (Idaho game)

2007:
Started all 12 games at center...helped lead the way for Tech's offense to rush for 1,863 yards and pass for 2,438 yards

2006: Redshirted 2006 season.

High School: Lettered three years for coach Mike Vallery at Kilgore High School in Texas ... Started all three years for the Bulldogs while playing offensive tackle as a sophomore and junior and center as a senior ... Helped lead Kilgore to the playoffs all three years and to three-year mark of 39-3 ... Led the 2004 Kilgore team to a 16-0 mark and the Texas Class 4A state title ... Named first team all-district three times ... Named second team all-state twice ... Named first team all-state as a senior ... Also a member of the Longview Journal's All-East Texas team ... Named top offensive lineman in District 17-4A as a senior ... Played varsity tennis as a freshman

Personal:
Son of Jerry and Lisa Roberts ... Has one brother, Tristan, and one sister, Rachel ... Born Sept. 7, 1987, in Kilgore, Texas.