Manvel defensive lineman & OU commit Kori Roberson
WHO: Kori Roberson, Manvel, Jr.
What: Won the ATH Poll of the Week - Top 2019 Recruit
VYPE: How long have you been playing football and how did you get started?
KR: I have been playing football since I was 4. My mom signed me up for flag football with the Bellaire bears because she said I was too hyper and needed to burn off energy.
VYPE: You came up literally inches short of a title last year. How does that motivate you and the Manvel program entering this Spring season?
KR: It motivated me to inspire my teammates to grind throughout the offseason and fix our mistakes to win the 2018 national championship!!
VYPE: What would you say is the biggest strength to your game? What advantages do you like to create in the trenches?
KR: My biggest strength is my motor! I get after it from the start of the whistle to the end of it. I like to physically dominate my opponents.
VYPE: What are you looking to improve on the most this offseason?
KR: I want to improve my flexibility and technique.
VYPE: You're committed to OU. What were the big factors that went into that decision?
KR: It felt right... from the program to the facility and the coaching staff. It just felt like family
VYPE: What is your favorite subject in school?
KR: My favorite subject is Math.
VYPE: Go-to pregame meal?
KR: Yes, we get all of our pre-game meals from Honore’s Cajun Cafe. Best Seafood in Manvel!
VYPE: Who has had the biggest impact on your football career?
KR: My father/ Kori Roberson Sr. He taught me 99.5% of everything I know about football.
VYPE: Lastly, what is one moment from last season that you are going to remember for the rest of your life?
KR: I just can’t name one moment, but I will give you my top 3.
1) When I had 10 tackles/2 sacks in my first high school game against North Shore.
2) Catching the leading touchdown of our semi-final game against Temple.
3) Running down Highland Park’s quarterback throughout the State Championship game.