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OLB Derick Roberson

Derick Roberson

Derick Roberson

STATUS: Restricted Free Agent

OUTSIDE LINEBACKER
6-3 | 250 lbs

COLLEGE: SAM HOUSTON STATE
HOMETOWN: NEW MARKET, AL
ACQUIRED: FREE AGENT - 2019
NFL EXPERIENCE (NFL/TITANS): 3/3
GAMES PLAYED/GAMES STARTED: 16/1 (PLAYOFFS: 3/0)

The Titans signed Derick Roberson as a rookie free agent following the 2019 NFL Draft. The 6-foot-3-inch, 250-pounder appeared in six games, including all three postseason contests as a rookie in 2019 and posted three sacks. He appeared in 32 games over three seasons at Sam Houston State after transferring from Texas following his redshirt freshman campaign. Roberson led the FCS and tied a single-season school record with 15 sacks as a senior. During his college career, Roberson posted 129 tackles, 25 sacks, eight passes defensed and eight forced fumbles.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • In 2020, Roberson saw action in eight games and made his first career start. He set career-highs in tackles (six), quarterback pressures (four), passes defensed (one) and forced fumbles (one).
  • In 2019, Roberson played as a reserve outside linebacker in three regular season games as a rookie and collected three sacks, including two of Drew Brees.

TITANS TIDBITS:

  • Roberson enjoys both painting and designing sneakers and cleats.
  • Roberson is unsure how many tattoos he has at this point, but he has drawn and designed some of the ones he has inked on his body.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:

  • The San Antonio, Texas, native was signed by the Titans as a rookie free agent on May 10, 2019.
  • Waived by the Titans on Aug. 31, 2019 and signed to the team's practice squad a day later.
  • Signed by the Titans to their active roster from the practice squad on Oct. 19, 2019.
  • Waived by the Titans on Oct. 22, 2019 and signed to the team's practice squad two days later.
  • Signed by the Titans to their active roster from the practice squad on Nov. 26, 2019.
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