1 Bradley Roby

Bradley Roby Ohio State
usaUnited States
Suwanee, GA
High School
Peachtree Ridge
Past Teams
Ohio State
2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

Post-OSU Update: Bradley Roby opted to forgo his final year of eligibility (he was a fourth-year junior) and declare for the 2014 NFL Draft. He was selected with the 31st overall pick by the Denver Broncos. As of 2023, Roby is playing in his tenth NFL season. He has played 128 games and has made 11 interceptions while playing for four teams. (updated: Oct. 2023)

Jersey #: 1 (2013), 25 (2010-12)

Major: Communication (2012-13), Undeclared (2010-11)

Weight: 192 (2013), 190 (2012), 185 (2011), 176 (2010)

2013 Media Guide: 2012 first-team All-American (ESPN.com) Bradley Roby is a talented, athletic and fast (consistent 4.3 40s) cornerback who has started all 25 games the past two seasons … expect this fourth-year junior, who has five career interceptions in addition to 23 pass break-ups, to be one of the best, if not the best, cornerback in the nation in 2013 … Roby was a semifinalist for the Thorpe Award in 2012 when he led the nation in passes defended with 19 (17 pass break-ups, which tied the OSU single
season record, and two interceptions) and 1.73 per game … was named a second-team All-American by the Associated Press and Walter Camp … a first-team all-Big Ten Conference performer by both the coach and media polls, Roby was the only defensive player in the nation last year 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 blocked a punt in the one-point win at Michigan State and he was third on the team in tackles with 63 … his impact games included four pass break-ups in the win at Penn State and a two-interception game vs. Nebraska, including a momentum-shifting 41-yard “pick six” in the 63-38 victory … he tied a personal best (California) with seven solo tackles in the win over Michigan … he set a personal best with nine
total tackles vs. California … had three pass break-ups vs. Indiana.

2012 Media Guide: After red-shirting the 2010 season as a true freshman, this talented and speedy cornerback stepped up when he had the opportunity and started all 13 games at cornerback in 2011 … he tied for the team lead with Orhian Johnson with three interceptions and he also was in on 47 tackles, including 3.5 tackles-for-loss (totaling 23 yards) … his 57 interception return yards topped the team and included a 36-yard return vs. Illinois (to the Illini 12) that set the Buckeyes up for a momentum-swinging, second-half score in the 17-7 win … Bradley ranked in a tie for ninth in the Big Ten Conference with nine passes defended (three interceptions; six pass break-ups) … he also was tied for eighth in interceptions … he recorded his first career interaction against the Miami Hurricanes and also picked off a pass vs.
Michigan State … he set a season-high with six solo tackles in his first game as a Buckeye – vs. Akron – and he matched that solo total vs. Purdue and Florida … had seven total tackles vs. Purdue … coaches presented him with the 1st Year Defensive Player Award as the outstanding first-year player on defense.

2011 Media Guide: Cornerback prospect who worked in the spring behind Dominic Clarke.

2010: Redshirted the 2010 season.

High School: Cornerback prospect who earned all-state recognition as a DB, WR and athlete …all-region, all-Gwinnett County … 42 tackles, six interceptions, 29 catches for 526 yards as a senior … Gwinnett TD Club defensive player of year … scored 11 touchdowns for Coach Bill Ballard’s state quarterfinal club: five on receptions, two on punt returns and one each on a kick return, a rush, an interception and a fumble recovery … team captain … Atlanta TD Club Iron Man award … also a track and basketball standout … four-time scholar-athlete … DECA club, Ideals leadership.

Personal: Son of Betty and James Roby.


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