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    11 - Dyrell Roberts Position: Flanker
    Class: Freshman
    Height: 6' 1"
    Weight: 183 lbs.
    High School: Smithfield
    Hometown: Windsor, Va.
     
    photo A SuperPrep All-American for Coach Chris Fraser ... Ranked the No. 3 player in the state of Virginia by The Roanoke Times ... Ranked the No. 27 athlete in the country and the No. 10 player in the state of Virginia by rivals.com ... Rated the No. 57 athlete in the country by ESPN.com/Scouts, Inc. ... Ranked the No. 115 running back in the country by SuperPrep ... Rated the No. 4 prospect in Virginia by SuperPrep ... Ranked the No. 27 player in the Commonwealth by scout.com ... Ranked a "Super Prospect" by CSTV.com's Tom Lemming ... Named first-team Group AA all-state as a running back by The Associated Press his senior year ... Also earned first-team all-state honors from the VHSCA ... Named the Daily Press' Offensive Player of the Year ... Rushed for 2,236 yards, threw for 257 yards, had 148 yards receiving and scored 38 touchdowns in 10 games, earning Bay Rivers District and Region I Offensive Player of the Year honors ... Just the fourth running back in Bay Rivers or Peninsula District history to eclipse the 2,000-yard mark in the regular season ... Also earned first-team All-Tidewater honors, becoming the first Western Tidewater player selected to the first team in decades ... Averaged 40 yards per kickoff return, 37 yards on punt returns and scored five touchdowns on special teams ... Scored seven touchdowns in a win over Jamestown his senior year ... Saw time at running back, wide receiver, corner, safety, punt returner and kick returner as a junior ... Finished the season with 1,000 yards rushing and 12 touchdowns on 118 carries, had 22 receptions and returned two punts for touchdowns ... Also had eight interceptions ... Earned Group AA Central Region first-team honors at running back and defensive back ... Also earned AP AA second-team all-state honors at defensive back ... Finished his career with 4,534 rushing yards and 81 touchdowns.

    Personal: Dyrell Deshé Roberts ... Born 1/5/90 ... Son of April Ridley and Joseph Roberts.

    Rushing G No. Yds. Avg. TD LG
    2008 12 9 27 3.0 0 18

    Receiving G No. Yds. Avg. TD LG
    2008 12 20 353 17.6 3 41

    K.O. Ret. G No. Yds. Avg. TD LG
    2008 12 15 517 34.5 1 98

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