Auburn Signee Profile: Stephen Roberts

Stephen Roberts has signed scholarship papers to play for the Auburn Tigers.

Auburn Signee: Stephen Roberts is a 6-0, 185-pound senior at Opelika High who was a multi-year standout for the Bulldogs.

:Position/Scout Ranking: Rated a four-star prospect as the No. 27 cornerback in the country.

Auburn's Main Competition: Alabama where he was previously a verbal commitment prior to making the switch to the Tigers in November.

Stephen Roberts

Quoting Roberts: "I know I made a great choice and I know they (Auburn) came from a rebuilding team. Just to see them rebuild and be as great as they are right now shows me a lot."

Why Auburn Signed Him: Coach Gus Malzahn's Tigers have a major need for defensive backs. He could get his first look at safety.

Worth Noting: The Under Armour All-American is a good all-around athlete who was called on to play quarterback late in his senior season after the starter was injured.

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