Robbie Roper, Roswell High QB, dies, family says

‘He will be missed out on by his loved ones very much,’ the tweet stated.

ROSWELL, Ga. — Roswell High School quarterback Robbie Roper passed away Wednesday, according to a tweet published on his social networks account from his household. This comes following reported problems throughout a treatment.

“He had a successful surgery, was doing well, and I think his health turned for the worst,” head football coach Chris Prewett informed 11Alive.

The 6-foot-4 senior had actually dreams to play college football and had just recently acquired interest from the University of Florida after formerly getting deals at University of Massachusetts, Morehead State, Morgan State and Western Carolina.

“He was the biggest joy to our family. We are proud of the young man he has become,” his household published on Twitter. “He will be missed by his friends and family dearly.”

The profusion of assistance was can be found in on social networks as the news spread.

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“Robbie was an incredible young man and made a huge impact on his teammates, classmates, and the community,” the school’s athletic department stated on Twitter. “#5 will never be forgotten.”

Coach Prewett stated the Roswell neighborhood is grieving. 

“Heartbroken is a gross understatement. Robbie was a fantastic young man and a fighter all the way thru!! You will be missed in so many ways!!” the coach published on Twitter.

Prewett later on reviewed Robbie following a vigil held for the teenager on Wednesday night, including: “He didn’t meet a stranger. He was funny, he was energetic. He was everything you wanted to see as a student-athlete.”

When it comes to Roper’s colleagues, Prewett stated they’re grieving and attempting to think back on the minutes they when shared with him — stories of bus trips, the locker space and group comradery.

“One of the things we preach is a brotherhood amongst our team and that’s what I told them last night. The best thing you can do, is lean on that,” he stated.

Roper’s sis, Breanna, stated on Twitter that he had the ability to touch many hearts.

“I am beyond proud of the man he has become, and can only wish to be half as good of a teammate, leader, and person that Robbie was,” she composed with the title “Live like 5.”

The news spread rapidly throughout the nation as widely known college coaches, gamers and groups used their prayers. 

The Atlanta Falcons required to twitter to share their acknowledgements with Roper’s household and colleagues, stating in a declaration the teenager had a clear influence on the neighborhood. 

“Football is family. And we are saddened by the passing of one of our local high school football family members,” the declaration checked out. “May he rest in peace as we keep his family, friends and all those mourning his loss in our prayers.”

Funeral plans are still being set, the household stated.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.