• 2016 NFLPA Collegiate Bowl Invitee • 2015 Phil Steele's AAC First Team • 2015 The American Athletic Conference's First Team • American Athletic Conference Weekly Honor Roll (Nov. 30, 2015) • AutoNation/FWAA National Defensive Player of the Week (Nov. 17, 2015) • American Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week (Nov. 16, 2015)
2015: Started in all 13 games at linebacker for Houston in 2015...Tallied five tackles and a forced fumble in the team's win over Temple in The American Championship game...Had a career-high 4.5 tackles for loss, seven total tackles and 2.5 sacks in win over Navy...Had three tackles at UConn...Recorded a career-high 18 tackles, had a sack for a loss of 10 yards and two tackles for a loss of 13 yards to accompany his first career interception, which was returned seven yards in win over Memphis...Had a team-high nine tackles to accompany a PBU in win over Cincinnati...Led team with 14 tackles and 1.5 tackles for loss of seven yards in shutout win over Vanderbilt...Also added a 0.5 sackfor a loss of five yards, a PBU, a QBH and a forced fumble - his first of his career vs. the Commodores...Had eight tackles, a sack for a loss of four yards and two tackles for a total loss of seven yards to accompany one PBU and two QBH in win at UCF...Led team with nine tackles in win at Tulane...Tallied 15 tackles, had two tackles for loss and two QBH in win over SMU...Notched 13 tackles and one pass breakup in win at Tulsa...Racked up 10 tackles and a sack for a loss of four yards in win over Texas State...Led Houston with a career-high 12 tackles and two tackles for loss along with a QBH in win at Louisville...Led the team with nine tackles, including eight solo tackles to lead the team in week one against Tennessee Tech...Also recorded two tackles for loss and a total of 13 yards lost against the Golden Eagles.
2014: Appeared in 12 games at linebacker and on special teams ... had 17 tackles and 3.5 tackles for loss ... recorded a career-high nine tackles and co-led the defense in Houston's comeback victory in the Armed Forces Bowl ... recorded six tackles and his first career sack in the regular season finale at Cincinnati ... had a pair of tackles including one for a loss at SMU ... picked up four solo tackles in the game at Memphis ... logged three tackles en route to the defense's shutout of Grambling State.
2013: Saw action in eight games as a backup middle linebacker and on special teams ... had seven tackles, four on defense and three on kickoff coverage ... had a career-high four stops vs. Southern ... also had a tackle for loss against the Jaguars.
At Morgan State: Finished the season with 107 tackles to lead team and finish second in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference ... the tackle total marked the second-best single-season effort in program history ... also had nine tackles for a loss, two sacks, one interception, two pass breakups ... named to the All-MEAC second team ... finished 11th in the Jerry Rice Award, given to the nation's top freshman on the FCS level ... named the MEAC Rookie of the Week three times.
High School: Named to Port Arthur News 40th Annual Super Team ... named to the 21-5A all-district first team ... also a member of the school's track and field team.
Personal: Majoring in sociology ... son of Stephanie and Eli Roberts ... brother Jeremiah played football at Iowa ... brother Calvin played football at Oklahoma State.
Elandon Roberts' Career Bests Tackles: 18, Memphis (2015) Tackles for Loss: 4.5, Navy (2015) Sacks: 2.5, Navy (2015) Forced Fumbles: 1, Vanderbilt (2015) Interceptions: 1, Memphis (2015) PBU: 1, 4x, last vs. Memphis (2015) QBH: 2, twice, last at UCF (2015)