The Cardinals third-round selection (88th overall) in the 2010 NFL Draft, Roberts has appeared in 46 games with 33 starts in his first three seasons with the Cardinals.
2012: Started 15 games and established career highs in receptions (64), receiving yards (759), and TD catches (5) … his five TD receptions were a team-high … had two 100-yard receiving games, equaling the total from his first two seasons combined … ran for 29 yards on four carries and returned three punts for 15 yards … led the team with five catches for 54 yards and caught the game-winning TD in the fourth quarter vs. Sea (9/9); also had a career-long 15-yard run on an end-around in the first quarter; marked his second game-winning TD catch in five games … had a two-yard TD reception to give the Cardinals a 13-9 lead in the third quarter @ NE (9/16); the reception gave him four TD catches in six games dating back to 2011 … caught three passes for 55 yards, including a 29-yard reception in the third quarter vs. Phi (9/23); went over 1,000 receiving yards for his career … posted a team-leading 118 yards and two TDs on six catches vs. Mia (9/30); caught a 15-yard TD to tie the game on 4th-n-10 with 22 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter; had a 46-yard TD earlier in the fourth quarter that gave the Cardinals a 14-13 lead; marked his first career multi-TD game and gave him a career-high four TDs in the first four games; was his third career 100-yard receiving game; 118 yards established a new career high ... caught five passes for 39 yards and had one carry for three yards @ StL (10/4) … set a then-career high with seven catches for 103 yards and a TD @ Min (10/21); had four catches for 59 yards, including a six-yard TD reception, on the Cardinals final drive of the game; marked his fourth career 100-yard receiving game and second in 2012; also recorded his 100th career reception … matched his then-career high with a team-leading seven catches for 65 yards vs. SF (10/29) … totaled a team-high 86 yards on four catches @ GB (11/4); had a 40-yard reception in the second quarter to put the Cardinals at the 3-yard line and set up a game-tying TD … recorded a career-high nine catches for 92 yards vs. StL (11/25); had two receptions for 20+ yards, including a 21-yarder on the game-opening TD drive; also had a 13-yard run as part of a TD drive in the second quarter … inactive (ankle) @ NYJ (12/2) … caught five passes for 44 yards vs. Chi (12/23).
2011: Started all 16 games, posting 51 catches for 586 yards and two TDs … also had 27 rushing yards on three carries and 33 yards on two kickoff returns … had two receptions for 21 yards in the season opener vs. Car (9/11) … started at WR vs. NYG (10/2) and also had one kickoff return for 21 yards … totaled three receptions for 36 yards @ Min (10/9) … collected five receptions for 55 yards vs. StL (11/6); had a 20-yard catch to convert a 3rd-n-14 in the second quarter … matched his previous week’s output with 55 yards on four catches @ Phi (11/13); had his first career rushing attempt for 12 yards and returned one kickoff for 12 yards … recorded a team-high 51 yards on three receptions, including a season-long 45-yard catch in the third quarter @ SF (11/20) … posted 111 yards on six catches vs. Dal (12/4); each of his first two career 100-yard receiving games came against the Cowboys; had four catches for 92 yards in fourth quarter and OT; collected receptions of 40 and 22 yards on the Cardinals game-tying TD drive in the fourth quarter; caught two passes for 30 yards on the overtime TD drive; five of six receptions resulted in first downs … had two catches for eight yards, including a three-yard TD in the fourth quarter that proved to be the game-winning score vs. SF (12/11); marked first TD of the season and third of his career … logged six receptions for 60 yards and a TD vs. Cle (12/18); nine-yard TD in the second quarter gave him a TD in consecutive games; also had a seven-yard rush on a reverse … caught six passes for 75 yards @ Cin (12/24); had five catches for 53 yards in the fourth quarter.
2010: Served as the Cardinals primary punt returner and backup kick returner while also earning two starts at WR in 15 games played … finished fourth on the team with 24 receptions for 307 yards and two TDs … in the final two weeks of the season, totaled nine receptions for 133 yards and one TD … inactive for the season opener @ StL (9/12) … gained six yards on two punt returns vs. Oak (9/26) … registered first two receptions of his career vs. NO (10/10), both resulting in first downs … made first career start as part of a three WR formation and recorded 40 yards on two receptions @ Sea (10/24); also registered 37 yards on four punt returns (9.3 avg.), including a 22-yard return … posted first career TD reception @ Min (11/7), a 30-yard catch-and-run that gave AZ a 14-10 lead going into halftime … had six receptions for 52 yards while seeing extra time at WR after Early Doucet left the game in the second quarter with an injury @ KC (11/21); also recorded first career kickoff return (20 yards), helping to fill in for injured KR LaRod Stephens-Howling … had one of his best games of the season as a return man vs. Den (12/12), establishing career highs with five punt returns for 72 yards (14.4-yard avg.) and a career-long of 25 yards … returned two punts for nine yards and helped fill in for an injured Stephens-Howling by returning two kicks for 72 yards, including a career-long of 47 yards @ Car (12/19) … registered best overall game of the season vs. Dal (12/25), totaling 244 all-purpose yards: team-high 110 receiving yards on five receptions with career-long 74-yard TD while stepping in for the injured Doucet, 25 yards on four punt returns (6.3 avg.), and a career-best 109 yards on five kickoff returns (21.8 avg.) with a long of 32 yards; 110 receiving yards marked a season high and first 100-yard receiving game of his career; 74-yard TD was the longest reception of the season for the Cards, and was the longest scoring pass by AZ since 12/21/08 at NE (Larry Fitzgerald 78 yards from Matt Leinart) and the longest TD reception by a Cards rookie since 12/10/88 (WR Ernie Jones: 93-yard TD rec. from Neil Lomax); converted a 3rd-n-7 with a 21-yard reception to keep a fourth quarter drive alive that resulted in a FG to put AZ up 24-20 … earned second career start in the season finale @ SF (1/2/11), recording four receptions for 23 yards as well as five kickoff returns for 104 yards.
Started 35 of the 45 games he appeared in during his career and holds virtually every school record as both a receiver and a punt returner at The Citadel ... established school records for career receptions (285), receiving yards (3,743), receiving TDs (37), 100-yard receiving games (17), punt return yards (1,160), punt return average (13.9) and all-purpose yards (5,215) … also holds school single-season records for receptions (95), receiving yards (1,334), TD receptions (14), punt return yards (461) and punt return average (19.2) … as a junior in ’08, became the first Bulldog to lead the nation in punt returns, averaging 19.2 yards (second-best season average in Southern Conference history) on 24 attempts … started all 11 games as a senior and was an All-American and All-Southern Conference first-team selection as an all-purpose player by The NFL Draft Report … All-Southern Conference first-team choice as a receiver, adding second-team honors as a return specialist … served as team captain for the second straight year … led team with 77 receptions for 792 yards (10.3 avg.) and eight TDs and rushed twelve times for 77 yards … added 217 yards on 14 punt returns, as his average of 15.5 yards per punt return ranked sixth in the nation and led the Southern Conference … as a junior, started all 12 games and was named a first-team All-America selection by The NFL Draft Report and American Football Coaches Association, adding second-team honors from the Associated Press … a finalist for the Walter Payton Award, adding All-Southern Conference first-team recognition as a receiver and return specialist … established school records with 95 receptions for 1,334 yards and 14 TDs … led the league and ranked second in the nation with an average of 7.9 receptions per game while his average of 111.2 yards receiving per game also paced the league and placed fourth in the nation … added 94 yards and a TD on 24 carries and completed his only pass attempt for 15 yards while being utilized under center in various “Wildcat” formations … became the first Bulldog to lead the nation in punt returns, averaging a school season-record 19.2 yards per return on 24 attempts, setting another school mark with 461 yards … three punts returned for TDs tied the school single-season record … became just the second player in school history to score over 100 points (108) in a season … as a sophomore, started 10 of 11 games and was an All-America second-team choice by The NFL Draft Report, adding second-team honors from the Associated Press … took over the starting “Z” receiver duties and set then-season records (would break these marks in 2008) with 78 receptions becoming the first Bulldog to gain over 1,000 yards receiving (1,060) in a season … ranked third in the league with 27 punt returns for 289 yards … appeared in 11 games as a freshman, finishing second on the team with 35 receptions and led the squad with 557 yards and five TDs … added 43 yards on four rushing attempts and placed second in the league with an average of 10.7 yards on 18 punt returns for 193 yards.
Attended Spring Valley (Columbia, SC) High School where he earned all-region and all-area honors as a senior and led the Vikings to the regional championship and state semi-finals … earned MVP honors for his performance in the 2005 North-South All-Star game … also lettered in track, leading his team to the state championship in 2003 and a second-place finish as a senior, the season he captured All-State recognition … Accounting major.