Defensive end No. 52 Greg Roberts closed out his senior year with the Baylor Bears with a 4-4 record for 2018 after a 14-58 loss against West Virginia on Oct. 25.
The 6-foot-5-inch, 264-pound Texas native graduated from Nacogdoches High School in 2014. Under high school head coach Bobby Reyes, Roberts was ranked as a No. 56 prospect by ESPN.com and was a national top-100 recruit as a defensive end. In 2013, he made 47 tackles, propeling his team to the bi-district finals. During his senior year, he received second-team all-district honors.
At Baylor, he spent his first year on the practice squad and earned a place on the fall 2014 Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll. As a redshirted freshman in 2015, Roberts earned the first letter of his college career and totaled two solo tackles. During his 2016 sophomore season, he played defensive end in 13 games and earned a spot on the Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll.
During junior year in 2017, he made 19 tackles in 12 games and was one of 26 players in the Football Bowl Subdivision with two or more blocked field goals, and the lone player with that distinction in the Big 12. During a Sep. 15 game against Duke in his 2018 senior year, he made three solo tackles (six altogether).
His father, Greg Roberts Sr., played for the Oklahoma Sooners, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the NFL and the Memphis Showboats in the USFL. He also won the 1978 Outland Trophy.