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Tarence Roby

Defensive Back
Rockford, Ill.
Previous School
Rockford Lutheran HS / Northern Illinois
Honors and Awards

-2017 GPAC Defensive Player of the Week (Sept. 11)
-2017 Bulldog Athletic Association Athlete of the Month (Sept.)
-2016 Second Team All-GPAC
-2016 First Team All-GPAC
-2016 Omaha World Herald NAIA All-Nebraska
-2015 First Team All-GPAC
-2015 Omaha World-Herald NAIA All-Nebraska
-2014 Second Team All-GPAC
-2014 Omaha World-Herald NAIA All-Nebraska
-2014 GPAC Defensive Player of the Week (Sept. 22)
-2014 GPAC Special Teams Player of the Week (Oct. 20)


Tarence Roby

Defensive Back
Senior, 6-3

2016: Junior
Led the team in kick returns for the second year in a row with 16 for a total of 443 yards ... returned a kickoff 179 yards leading him to score a touchdown at the win against Ottawa ... recorded 39 tackles, including 2.5 for loss ... broke up five passes ... ranked 10th nationally in kick off return yards (27.7) ... was a member of a unit that had national rankings of 16th in total defense (328.4), 21st in pass defense (182.6) and 28th in scoring defense (24.1).

2015: Sophomore
Appeared in all 10 games…led the team in kick returns with 13 for 282 yards…returned one punt for a touchdown against Doane College…tallied a game-high five kickoff returns for 124 yards against Morningside College …recorded 20 total tackles, including two for a loss…forced one fumble and recovered two…broke up seven passes.

2014: Freshman
Roby started at cornerback, where he recorded 51 tackles (4.0 for loss), five interceptions, eight pass break ups and two fumble recoveries ... returned nine kicks for 277 yards (30.8 average) and a touchdown ... returned a fumble 46 yards for a touchdown in the win over Midland on Sept. 20 ... returned a kickoff 90 yards for a touchdown versus No. 12 Northwestern on Oct. 18 ... made 11 tackles at Nebraska Wesleyan on Oct. 11 ... posted eight tackles versus Dakota State on Sept. 27 ... broke up two passes and had an interception versus Midland.

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