Dec 31, 2012; Nashville, TN, USA; North Carolina State Wolfpack mascot performs in a game against the Vanderbilt Commodores during the first half of the Music City Bowl at LP Field. The Commodores beat the Wolfpack 38-24. Mandatory credit: Don McPeak-USA TODAY Sports

Illinois Football Recruiting: North Carolina State Offers Austin Roberts

2014 wide receiver/tight end Austin Roberts received an offer from the North Carolina Wolfpack on March 14th. This brings his total number of offers to sixteen.

The other teams to have offered at him include: Alabama, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Miami (FL), Michigan State, Nebraska, Northwestern, Ohio State, Purdue, and Stanford.

It is projected that Roberts is heavily interested in the Alabama Crimson Tide, the Florida Gators, the Iowa Hawkeyes, the Miami Hurricanes, the Northwestern Wildcats, the Ohio State Buckeyes, and the Stanford Cardinal.

Roberts is a 6’2″, 210 pound receiver from Carmel, Indiana. He is currently a junior at Carmel High School.

The Carmel Greyhounds fell one game short of the Class 5A Indiana State Playoffs. They lost to Warren Central High School, 24-31, in their “play in game.”

As a junior in 2012, Roberts recorded 413 yards on 34 receptions and three touchdowns. He also earned Junior All-State and All-MIC honors in 2012.

The three-star recruit is currently ranked 4th in the state of Indiana and 48th among wide receivers by 247Sports.

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