2015 (SENIOR): Played and started in 10 games, missed the first two games due to injury … named team captain for second straight year … notched 23 tackles (19s/4a), one tackle for loss, one interception and four pass breakup … opened the season against I-10 rival NM State and helped secure an overtime victory, posting four solo stops and a pass breakup … recorded first career interception in win against Incarnate Word … posted three or more tackles in five showings … registered four solo tackles and a tackle for loss versus UTSA.

2014 (JUNIOR):
Played in 12 games, making three starts ... tallied nine tackles and three pass breakups ... notched two stops and a pair of breakups (career high) against Texas Tech ... had a season-high three tackles against rival NM State ... registered a tackle at New Mexico, at Kansas State, at LA Tech and versus Southern Miss ... the special teams captain led the team to the New Mexico Bowl, its first since 2010.

2013 (SOPHOMORE): Participated in 11 games, making one start at the free safety position ... tallied 24 tackles (11s/13a) ... recorded a tackle for loss (11 yards) and a forced fumble ... registered a career-best 13 tackles (4a/9a) and forced a fumble during lone start against New Mexico ... recorded three solo stops and a tackle for loss at North Texas ... notched three tackles against LA Tech.

2012 (SOPHOMORE): Played in one game (at Ole Miss) before sustaining a knee injury.

2011 (FRESHMAN): Continued his recovery from a knee injury and did not see action.

2010: Posted two tackles and a pair of pass break-ups in the first two games of the season before sustaining a season-ending knee injury ... granted a medical redshirt.

PRIOR TO UTEP: Two-year starter and letterwinner for coach Claude Mathis at DeSoto HS ... unanimous first team All-District 11-5A selection ... voted team MVP for the secondary position ... earned three letters with the track team ... district champion in the 100 meters, as well as the 4x100 and 4x200 relays ... graduated in the top 10 percent of his class ... active member of the Antioch Missionary Baptist Church.

PERSONAL: Son of Shanta Plowden and Themotric Roberson ... his dad recently retired after serving in the Air Force for more than 20 years ... is an only child ... born in Panama City, Fla. ... received undergraduate degree in Communications ... pursuing masters in Leadership Studies.

Traun Roberson

Traun  Roberson

Graduate Student

DeSoto, Texas

High School:
DeSoto HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 200



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