Cliff Roberts

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Cliff Roberts
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Roberts pictured c. 1961 at the University of Illinois
No. 71
Position: Tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: 1933 or 1934
Place of birth: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight: 260 lb (118 kg)
Career information
High school: Murrall Dobbins Vocational
College: Illinois
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at
Player stats at PFR

Clifford Ubert Roberts, Jr.[1] (born 1933 or 1934) was a professional American football player who played offensive lineman for one season for the Oakland Raiders.[2] He was born in Philadelphia and was a sergeant[3] in the United States Marine Corps, having served upon his graduation from high school.[4][5] He studied radio and television at the University of Illinois, where he also played college football.[6]


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  3. ^ "Illini Strong At Tackle Spot, Rutgens, Roberts Top Men". Daily Illini. September 17, 1960. p. 21. 
  4. ^ Bell, Taylor (October 10, 1959). "Gigantic 265 Pound Roberts Rates As Bigest Illini Player". Daily Illini. p. 11. 
  5. ^ Lewis, Ed (October 8, 1960). "Roberts, Biggest Illini Gridder, To Oppose OSU's Tyrer Today". Daily Illini. p. 17. 
  6. ^ "Students Present Kismet". Daily Illini. May 5, 1961. p. 23.