Video Profile: Basketball Signee Anthony Roberson

[MEDIA:33171]<BR> Anthony "Peepers" Roberson is one of the premier point guards in the country and he has signed a Letter of Intent to be a Florida Gator this coming year. Obviously Billy Donovan saw something special when he recruited this kid or he would not have given him a scholarship. In this video profile you can see exactly what Donovan saw and make your own conclusions.

VIDEO PROFILE OF ANTHONY ROBERSON

Click here Roberson's Highlight Video!

Roberson's Profile Courtesy of GatorZone.com:

Anthony Roberson, Guard, 6-2, 175, Saginaw, Michigan, Saginaw High School

Has a quick first step…Can distribute the ball and has the quickness to get the lane…Has great range on his jumper…Rated the top point guard in the nation by Bob Gibbons entering the summer of 2001…Rated the No. 6 top prospect in the nation and second best point guard by Prep Stars in June of 2001…Rated as the No. 8 overall prospect in the country by CNNSI.com recruiting expert Brick Oettinger…Has been compared to Stephon Marbury and Mike Bibby… One of 45 players invited to play in the USA Basketball Youth Development Festival June 17-21, 2001 in Colorado…Leading candidate for 2002 Mr. Basketball in the state of Michigan…Third-Team Parade All-American as a junior…All-State selection as a junior and a sophomore…Averaged 24.0 ppg and 6.0 rpg as a junior…Led team to 17-5 mark as a junior…Has season-high 40 points and had seven steals vs. Rockford….Averaged 16.8 ppg, 7.4 apg and 3.2 rpg as a sophomore…Shot .460 from the field, .420 from three-point range and .770 from the foul line…Led his team to 24-3 record and to the Class A state semifinals…Hit game-winning shot vs. Midland Dow as a sophomore…Also played quarterback on state championship football team as a sophomore…Voted the best underclassman at the 2000 ABCD Camp…Was listed as one of the top five freshmen in the nation…Picked Florida over Duke and Michigan State...Verbally committed to the Gators on July 2nd, 2001…Played for coach Marshall Thomas at Saginaw High School….Will be the first player from the state of Michigan to suit up for the Gators…Nickname is "Peeper"…Good friends with Kelvin Torbert and Jason Richardson …Played for the same AAU team, Michigan Mustangs, as Torbert…Roomed with Sean Dockery, who is headed to Duke, at the 2001 ABCD Camp…Has a tattoo of "I love this game" inscribed underneath a basketball on his left shoulder.

Rankings:

#20 Overall Player / #3 Point Guard by TheInsiders.com
#22 Overall Player / #4 Point Guard by SchoolSports


 


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