January 3, 2020

Roberson Released To Pursue Nfl Opportunity

CALGARY, AB - NOVEMBER 10, 2019: The Calgary Stampeders lost 35-14 against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in the Western Semi-Final at McMahon Stadium on Sunday afternoon. (Photo by Angela Burger/Calgary Stampeders)

The Calgary Stampeders have released American defensive back Tre Roberson in order to allow him to pursue an opportunity in the National Football League.

In 2019, Roberson earned CFL all-star honours and was Calgary’s nominee for the league’s Most Outstanding Defensive Player award. He made 16 starts and ranked second in the CFL with seven interceptions. Roberson scored two touchdowns – one on an interception return and one on a fumble recovery. Roberson also had 12 knockdowns – the third-highest total in the CFL – as well as 41 tackles.

In 32 career regular-season games over two seasons with Calgary, Roberson has 95 tackles and 10 interceptions.