VYPE Q&A

Manvel defensive lineman & OU commit Kori Roberson

Kori has been playing football since he was four Vype

WHO: Kori Roberson, Manvel, Jr.

What: Won the ATH Poll of the Week - Top 2019 Recruit

Q&A

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.

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