|Position:||Director of Player Personnel|
Dave Roberson enters his third season as the Red Wolves’ Director of Player Personnel.
Roberson owns 10 years of working experience at the collegiate level, and in 2014 worked with a Red Wolves’ team that posted a 7-6 record and played in the GoDaddy Bowl. The 2015 Red Wolves posted a 9-4 overall record, won the Sun Belt Conference championship with an unblemished 8-0 record and made an appearance in the New Orleans Bowl.
Prior to A-State, Roberson most recently spent the 2012-13 seasons as an assistant coach at Savannah State.
He operated as the Tigers’ outside linebackers coach and recruiting coordinated last season. Roberson helped tutor linebacker Marquis Smith in 2013, when he was named All-Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference after leading the team in tackles (124) while also posting two fumble recoveries, a sack and an interception.
Roberson went to Savannah State from Penn State, where he served as the offensive quality control coach in 2011 to 2012. He served under Penn State head coaches Joe Paterno and Bill O’Brien during his time at Penn State.
Roberson was part of a successful Southern Miss football program, led by head coach Larry Fedora, during the 2010 season when he worked as a defensive assistant under defensive line coach Deke Adams.
Roberson spent the 2009 campaign at Notre Dame College of Ohio, where he was the special teams and linebackers coach as well as the recruiting coordinator. He assisted head coach Adam Howard successfully start an NCAA Division-II program and was directly responsible for overseeing the 2010 Signing Day class of 55 players.
While working as the co-special teams coordinator at Stonehill College in Easton, Mass., during the 2008 season, Roberson’s special teams units finished the year among the leaders in several statistical categories in the Northeast Ten Conference.
Prior to his time at Stonehill, Roberson served as the Assistant Director of Football Operations and linebackers coach at Norwich University in 2006 and 2007.
Roberson was a four-year letterman at Wilmington College, where he played Linebacker and received his Bachelor of Science in Sport Management in 2003. Roberson is currently working on his Master of Science in Educational Leadership at Penn State University.