Defensive Lineman Major Force on Defense, Scored TD Rushing in Spartans’ Five OT Loss to Hawaii
Louisville, Ky. – October 2, 2018 – San Jose State defensive tackle Boogie Roberts, a fifth-year grad student, touched the ball four different ways and scored his first offensive touchdown in the Spartan’s epic, five-overtime home loss to Hawaii, 44-41. Roberts accounted for the Spartan’s first score of the game on a two-yard run, his first rushing attempt at the major college level. On defense, Roberts forced a fumble in the third quarter, then recovered and returned a Hawaii fumble five yards on the game’s final play to force overtime. He finished the game with five tackles, seven all-purpose yards and a score, a fumble recovery and caused fumble.