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NFL debut: 9/19/10 (at ATL)... Redskins debut: 9/7/14 (at HOU)... First reception: 10/10/10 (vs. NO, 13 yards from Max Hall)... First receiving TD: 11/7/10 (at MIN, 30 yards from Derek Anderson)... First multi-TD game: 9/30/12 (vs. MIA, 2)... First 100-yard receiving game: 12/25/10 (vs. DAL, 111 yards)
Selected by the Arizona Cardinals in the third round (88th overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft... Signed with the Washington Redskins as an unrestricted free agent on March 12, 2014.
Agreed to terms with the Redskins on the first day of free agency in 2014... Enters the 2015 season having previously appeared in 78 games with 39 starts... Caught 182 passes for 2,123 yards and 11 touchdowns with the Cardinals from 2010-13 before joining the Redskins in 2014.
Played in 16 games with four starts in his first season in Washington, catching 36 passes for 453 yards with two touchdowns. Also added 208 yards on 28 punt returns and 710 yards on 30 kickoff returns... Made Redskins debut at HOU (9/7), catching one pass for 22 yards and adding 36 yards on two punt returns (18.0 avg.) and 56 yards on two kickoff returns (28.0 avg.)... Vs. JAX (9/14), caught four passes for 57 yards (14.3 avg.), added a career-long 19-yard rush and recorded seven punt returns for 59 yards including a career- long 37-yarder. Became the first member of the Redskins since 1999 to post a rush of 15-plus yards, a reception of 15-plus yards and a punt return of 15-plus yards in the same game (Brian Mitchell, Dec. 5, 1999)... Caught four passes for 38 yards (9.5 avg.) and added one punt return of six yards and two kick returns of 36 yards (18.0 avg.) at PHI (9/21)... Vs. NYG (9/25), caught one pass for an 18-yard touchdown — his first with the Redskins — from Kirk Cousins... Caught five passes for 29 yards including a six-yard touchdown reception vs. SEA (10/6)... Started and recorded five receptions for 55 yards at ARI (10/12)... Caught two passes for 18 yards and added two kickoff returns for 46 yards and a one-yard punt return vs. TEN (10/19)... Caught one pass for 11 yards and matched his season and career long with a 37-yard punt return in an overtime win at DAL (10/27)... Caught two passes for 18 yards at MIN (11/2) and posted a season-long 45-yard kickoff return, his longest since a 47-yard return at Carolina on Dec. 19, 2010 as a member of the Arizona Cardinals... Recorded a career-high 117 kickoff return yards on five returns in addition to catching two passes for 21 yards vs. TB (11/16)... Started in a four-receiver set at SF (11/23) and caught one pass for seven yards. Also added 37 yards on two kick returns and 11 yards on two punt returns... Caught two passes for 46 yards (23.0 avg.) at IND (11/30). Also gained 17 yards on two punt returns and 18 yards on a kickoff return... Started vs. STL (12/7) and caught two passes for 11 yards, returned two punts for three yards and returned four kickoffs for 91 yards... Caught two passes for a season-high 81 yards at NYG (12/14). Registered a seasonlong 61-yard reception, his longest since a 74-yard touchdown reception in Week 16 of the 2010 season as a member of the Cardinals... Caught one pass for 14 yards vs. PHI (12/20) and returned four kickoffs for 95 yards (23.8 avg.)... Made one catch for seven yards and returned two kickoffs for 61 yards (30.5 avg.) and two punts for 15 yards (7.5 avg.) vs. DAL (12/28).
Played in all 16 games with two starts and finished third on the team with 43 receptions for 471 yards and two touchdowns... Registered a team-high 97 yards on eight receptions at STL (9/8)... Caught three passes for 36 yards vs. DET (9/15)... Had one reception for six yards at NO (9/22)... Made first start of the season and caught one pass for six yards at TB (9/29)... Had one catch for five yards at SF (10/13)... Caught five passes for 33 yards vs. SEA (10/17)... Posted one catch for eight yards vs. ATL (10/27)... Led the team with five catches for 72 yards and caught his first touchdown of the season vs. HOU (11/10)... Had three catches for 14 yards at JAX (11/17)... Caught three passes for 43 yards, including a season-long 32-yard reception in the fourth quarter vs. IND (11/24)... Had four receptions for 29 yards at PHI (12/1)... Had one catch for eight yards vs. STL (12/8)... Caught two passes for 15 yards at TEN (12/15)... Recorded two receptions for 25 yards at SEA (12/22)... Posted 74 yards on three catches, including a game-tying 34-yard touchdown on 3rd-and-13 vs. SF (12/29).
Started 15 games and established career highs in receptions (64), receiving yards (759) and receiving touchdowns (five). His five TD receptions were a team-high... Ran for 29 yards on four carries and returned three punts for 15 yards... Led the team with five catches for 54 yards and caught the game-winning TD in the fourth quarter vs. SEA (9/9). Also had a career-long 15-yard run on an end-around in the first quarter... Had a two-yard touchdown reception at NE (9/16)... Caught three passes for 55 yards vs. PHI (9/23)... Posted a team-leading 118 yards and two touchdowns on six catches vs. MIA (9/30). Marked his first career multi-score game and his 118 yards established a new career high... Caught five passes for 39 yards at STL (10/4)... Set a then-career high with seven catches for 103 yards and a touchdown at MIN (10/21)... Matched his then-career high with a team-leading seven catches for 65 yards vs. SF (10/29)... Totaled a team-high 86 yards on four catches at GB (11/4)... Recorded a career-high nine catches for 92 yards vs. STL (11/25)... Inactive (ankle) at NYJ (12/2)... caught five passes for 44 yards vs. CHI (12/23).
Started all 16 games, posting 51 catches for 586 yards and two touchdowns... Added 27 rushing yards on three carries and 33 yards on two kickoff returns... Had two receptions for 21 yards in season opener vs. CAR (9/11)... Started vs. NYG (10/2) and also had one kickoff return for 21 yards... Totaled three receptions for 36 yards at MIN (10/9)... Collected five receptions for 55 yards vs. STL (11/6)... Gained 55 yards on four catches at PHI (11/13). Had first career rushing attempt for 12 yards and returned one kickoff for 12 yards... Recorded a team-high 51 yards on three receptions, including a season-long 45-yard catch in the third quarter at SF (11/20)... Posted 111 yards on six catches vs. DAL (12/4)... Had two catches for eight yards, including a three-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter that proved to be the game-winning score vs. SF (12/11)... Logged six receptions for 60 yards and a touchdown vs. CLE (12/18). Also had a seven-yard rush on a reverse... Caught six passes for 75 yards at CIN (12/24).
Served as the Cardinals primary punt returner and backup kick returner while also earning two starts at receiver in 15 games played... Finished fourth on the team with 24 receptions for 307 yards and two touchdowns... Inactive for the season opener at STL (9/12)... Gained six yards on two punt returns vs. OAK (9/26)... Registered first two receptions of his career vs. NO (10/10)... Made first career start as part of a three-receiver set and recorded 40 yards on two receptions at SEA (10/24). Also registered 37 yards on four punt returns (9.3 avg.), including a 22-yard return... Posted first career touchdown reception at MIN (11/7), a 30-yard catch-and-run... Had six receptions for 52 yards at KC (11/21). Also recorded first career kickoff return (20 yards)... Had one of his best games of the season as a return man vs. DEN (12/12), establishing career highs with five punt returns for 72 yards (14.4 avg.) and a career long of 25 yards... Returned two punts for nine yards and two kicks for 72 yards, including a career-long of 47 yards at CAR (12/19)... Totaled 244 all-purpose yards vs. DAL (12/25), including team-high 110 receiving yards on five receptions with a career-long 74- yard touchdown, 25 yards on four punt returns (6.3 avg.) and a career-best 109 yards on five kickoff returns (21.8 avg.) with a long of 32 yards. His 110 receiving yards marked the first 100-yard receiving game of his career. 74-yarder was the longest touchdown reception by a Cards rookie since 12/10/88 (WR Ernie Jones, 93-yard TD rec. from Neil Lomax)... Earned second career start in the season finale at SF (1/2), recording four receptions for 23 yards as well as five kickoff returns for 104 yards.
Started 35 of the 45 games he appeared in during his career from 2006- 09 and holds virtually every school record as both a receiver and a punt returner at The Citadel... Established school records for career receptions (285), receiving yards (3,743), receiving touchdowns (37), 100-yard receiving games (17), punt return yards (1,160), punt return average (13.9) and all-purpose yards (5,215)... Also holds school single-season records for receptions (95), receiving yards (1,334), touchdown receptions (14), punt return yards (461) and punt return average (19.2)... As a junior in 2008, became the first Bulldog to lead the nation in punt returns, averaging 19.2 yards (second-best season average in Southern Conference history) on 24 attempts... Started all 11 games as a senior and was an All-Southern Conference first-team choice as a receiver, adding second-team honors as a return specialist. Served as team captain for the second straight year. Led team with 77 receptions for 792 yards (10.3 avg.) and eight touchdowns, rushed 12 times for 77 yards and added 217 yards on 14 punt returns (15.5 avg., led the Southern Conference)... As a junior, started all 12 games and was named a first-team All-American by the American Football Coaches Association, adding second-team honors from the Associated Press. Was a finalist for the Walter Payton Award, adding All-Southern Conference first-team recognition as a receiver and return specialist. Established school records with 95 receptions for 1,334 yards and 14 TDs... Became the first Bulldog to lead the nation in punt returns, averaging a school seasonrecord 19.2 yards per return on 24 attempts, setting another school mark with 461 yards. His three punts returned for touchdowns tied the school single-season record... As a sophomore, started 10 of 11 games and made 78 receptions and became the first Bulldog to gain over 1,000 yards receiving (1,060) in a season... Appeared in 11 games as a freshman, finishing second on team with 35 receptions and team-high 557 yards and five touchdowns.
Attended Spring Valley H.S. in Columbia, S.C., where he earned all-region and all-area honors as a senior and led the Vikings to the regional championship and state semi-finals... Earned MVP honors for his performance in the 2005 North-South All-Star game... Also lettered in track, leading his team to the state championship in 2003 and a second-place finish as a senior, the season he captured All-State recognition... Was an accounting major... Born Jan. 9, 1988 in Columbia, S.C.
Relive the top plays of the Redskins season. First, in the fourth quarter, speedy Rashad Ross outruns Giant defenders and returns the kickoff 101 yards for a touchdown. Then, in the first quarter, the explosive Andre Roberts weaves his way through Carolina defenders and returns the kickoff 99 yards for a Redskins touchdown.
See Andre Roberts make a career first with his 99-yard kickoff return touchdown vs. The Carolina Panthers.
Redskins Andre Roberts returns a kickoff for a 99-yard touchdown.
Washington Redskins Wide Receiver Andre Roberts spoke following Wednesday's practice about winning the Redskins Salute To Service Award.
The son of two Army vets, Andre Roberts has made it a point to give back to military families.