Bradley Roby

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Bradley Roby
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Roby in the 2014 NFL season.
No. 29 Denver Broncos
Position: Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1992-05-01) May 1, 1992 (age 23)
Place of birth: Fort Worth, Texas
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight: 192 lb (87 kg)
Career information
High school: Suwanee (GA) Peachtree Ridge
College: Ohio State
NFL draft: 2014 / Round: 1 / Pick: 31
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2014
Tackles: 65
Interceptions: 2
Forced fumbles: 2
Fumble Recoveries: 1
Passes deflected: 13
Sacks: 1.0
Stats at NFL.com

Bradley Roby (born May 1, 1992) is an American football cornerback for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Broncos in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft. He played college football at Ohio State.

Early years[edit]

A native of Suwanee, Georgia, Roby attended Peachtree Ridge High School, where he was an All-State receiver and defensive back. He recorded 42 tackles and six interceptions along with 29 receptions for 526 yards as a senior. He scored 11 touchdowns: five on receptions, two on punt returns and one each via a rush and kick, interception and a fumble return. He was a four-time school scholar-athlete. He was an standout basketball player.

He was also on the school's track & field team. He won the 100 meters at the 2009 Region 7 AAAAA Championships, with a career-best time of 11.02 seconds, and also finished third in the 200 meters with a career-best time of 22.49 seconds.[1] He also competed in long jump.

Regarded as a three-star recruit by ESPN.com, Roby was listed as the No. 42 athlete in the nation in 2010.[2]

College career[edit]

Roby attended Ohio State University from 2010 to 2013. After red-shirting the 2010 season as a true freshman, Roby stepped up and started all 13 games at cornerback in 2011. He was tied for the team lead with three interceptions and also recorded 47 tackles. In 2012, Roby was the only defensive player in the nation in 2012 to score touchdowns three different ways (recovered a fumbled punt in the end zone vs. Miami; he recovered a blocked punt in the end zone vs. Indiana; and he intercepted a pass vs. Nebraska and returned it for a touchdown). He was named a second-team All-American by the Associated Press,[3] and first-team All-Big Ten while leading the nation in passes defended with 19. He added 63 tackles and two interceptions. In 2013, he was named first-team All-Big Ten after recording 69 tackles, 16 passes defended (T3rd in the Big Ten), three interceptions and two blocked punts.

On November 20, 2013, Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer announced that Roby would be leaving school early to enter the 2014 NFL Draft.[4]

Professional career[edit]

2014 NFL Draft[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt Arm length Hand size 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
5 ft 11 in 194 lb 31 12 in 10 14 in 4.39 s 4.04 s 38.5 in 124 ft  in 17 reps
All values from NFL Combine[5]

Bradley was selected by the Denver Broncos as the 31st pick of the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft.[6]

2014 Season[edit]

In his NFL debut, Roby had a great game with 7 solo tackles and the game-winning deflection on fourth and 6 (guarding Reggie Wayne) to seal the victory against the Colts 24-31. On November 2, Roby picked off New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady to get his first career interception.

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