Roberts a semifinalist for NFF award
The NFF will announce 15 finalists on Oct. 29 and each of them will receive an $18,000 postgraduate scholarship as a member of the NFF National Scholar-Athlete Class.
According the NFF, the players are nominated by their schools, which are limited to one nominee each, candidates for the awards must be a senior or graduate student in their final year of eligibility, have a GPA of at least 3.2 on a 4.0 scale, have outstanding football ability as a first team player or significant contributor and have demonstrated strong leadership and citizenship. The class is selected each year by the NFF Awards Committee, which is comprised of a nationally recognized group of media, College Football Hall of Famers and athletics administrators.
Roberts is one of 23 players from the FCS that were nominated. Take a look at the complete list.