Third-year member of the squad as a sophomore • has worked his way into the mix at defensive line and enters season projected as No. 2 left tackle behind All-Colonial Athletic Association sophomore Blaine Woodson • walk-on who is one of nine down linemen with playing experience for Blue Hens • effective run stopper • has added nearly 50 lbs. to his frame since arriving at Delaware • recorded three tackles in Blue-White Spring Game in May • one of 20 Delaware natives on roster.
One of the team's biggest surprises as a redshirt freshman • turned heads in spring drills and pre-season and worked his way into the defensive line mix as a redshirt freshman • saw action in all 12 games in a backup role at tackle • recorded 17 tackles with 10 solo stops and added one sack (14 yards) and three tackles for loss (15 yards) to go with a fumble recovery • posted a career-high three tackles each vs. Pitt (collegiate debut), Sacred Heart, Elon, and Villanova • had a sack vs. Elon, recovered a fumble vs. Sacred Heart, and had two tackles for loss vs. Elon and half-tackles for loss against Sacred Heart and Rhode Island • had two tackles (one for loss) in Blue-White Spring Game • selected by coaching staff to carry out the Delaware state flag in game vs. Villanova.
Did not see action as a backup linebacker and retained freshman eligibility.
Standout at nearby Concord High School for head coach George Kosanovich • began high school career at Brandywine High School as a freshman before transfer to Concord • three-year starter at Concord where he played defensive end, linebacker, and fullback • led team to three-year mark of 22-11, including a 10-3 mark in 2010 as a sophomore • earned All-State honors at fullback as a senior • earned all-conference honors as a freshman at Brandywine and all-conference laurels as a linebacker and fullback as a junior at Concord • served as student council treasurer.
Grant Charles Roberts • born June 8, 1995 • son of Charles and Germaine Roberts • oldest of three children • has not declared a major at Delaware • would like to work in the sports field after graduation with dream of becoming a general manager • enjoyed playing video games and all sports in his spare time • uncle, Keenan Dorsey, played college football at NCAA Division III power Wesley (Del.) College.
|| Tackles (Solo)
||1-14 / 3-15
||1-14 / 3-15
Tackles: 3 vs. Pitt, Sacred Heart, Elon, Villanova, 2014