C. R. Roberts
|Date of birth:||February 29, 1936|
|Place of birth:||Los Angeles, California|
|NFL Draft:||1958 / Round: 14|
|1959-1962||San Francisco 49ers|
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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.
He played for the San Francisco 49ers between 1959 and 1962.
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