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C. R. Roberts
Date of birth: (1936-02-29) February 29, 1936 (age 84)
Place of birth: Los Angeles, California
Career information
Position(s): Running Back
College: USC
NFL Draft: 1958 / Round: 14
Organizations
 As player:
1959-1962 San Francisco 49ers
Playing stats at DatabaseFootball.com

C. R. Roberts is a former American football player who played fullback for the USC Trojans and the San Francisco 49ers.

High school careerEdit

Roberts graduated from Oceanside High School in Northern San Diego County.

College careerEdit

At the University of Southern California, Roberts led the Trojans to a 44-20 victory over The University of Texas at Austin during the 1956 season. It was the first time a black player competed against a white player in that state. He rushed for 251 yards in only 12 minutes and was cheered as he left the field. He got a degree in business administration from what is now called the Marshall School of Business.

Professional careerEdit

He played for the San Francisco 49ers between 1959 and 1962.

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